Things That Pop Story Time- Toddler

Opening Song

Introduce sign language for balloon, popcorn, bubble

Book: Pop! Went another balloon! by Keith Faulkner

Pop!

Rhyme: Balloon
I’m going to blow up this balloon [make circle with hands]
And never, never stop. [make circle bigger and bigger]
I’ll blow and blow and blow and blow and [pretend to blow]
POP! [clap loudly!]
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Song: “Blow Up Your Balloon” – The Wiggles: Racing to the Rainbow

Rhyme:
A is for alligator, CHOMP CHOMP CHOMP [use arms to make a “chomping” motion]
B is for bouncy ball, BOUNCE BOUNCE BOUNCE [jump in place]
C is for circle, turn around [spin in a circle]
D is for dizzy, sit back down [point to the ground and sit down]
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Book: Popcorn by Alex Moran

Popcorn

Rhyme (with flannel board): Five Little Kernels

[Put up the five kernel shapes on the board, as spread out as you can.] [When you say POP! slap a white popcorn shape right on top of one of the kernels.]
Five little kernels sizzling in the pot
All of a sudden, one went POP! [When you say POP! slap a white popcorn shape right on top of one of the kernels.]

Four little kernels… etc.
Credit: Mel’s Desk

Rhyme: You put the oil in the pot and you let it get hot [Crouch down]
You put the popcorn in and you start to grin,
Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, Sizzle, POP! [Jump]

Song: “Popcorn” – Barenaked Ladies: Snacktime

Book: Bubbles, Bubbles by Sesame Beginnings

BubblesBubbles

Song: “Tap Your Toe and Follow Me” – Susan Salidor: Come Make a Circle

Song: Icky Sticky Bubble Gum – David Landau: Kids and Kitties

Closing Song

Activity: Blow soap bubbles and give kids squares of bubble wrap to pop.

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