Thursday, September 10, 2015

Storytime is back~ Crawlers & Toddlers Library Time

We are back for another awesome session of Storytime @ the library.  I have been off for about a month~ vacation for a few weeks, and prep time, school visits, collection care, etc~ now I am ready for storytime.  I can't wait to see the kiddos, the little ones that have mastered walking over the summer, the ones that are chatting up and are so excited to be back at the library. I can't wait to meet the new faces, the little kids that will fill my days with joy, and laughter, and love.  Here we go again!

For this first week I choose Books & Libraries for my theme.  I am actually having an internal debate with the whole "theme" idea. Sometimes is so hard to find appropriate books for babies & toddlers within a predetermined theme.  But this week I think I found some great reads.  Here is the plan:


Dog Loves Books by Louise Yates
Read It Don’t Eat It by Ian Schoenherr
Lola Reads to Leo by Anna McQuinn 
Lola Loves Stories by Anna McQuinn
Dinosaur vs. Library by Bob Shea
Opening Song-
Everybody say one, story time has just began
Everybody say two, shake your shoulders show your shoes
Everybody say three, listen very carefully
Everybody say four, and put your bottoms on the floor

A wiggle, wiggle here
A wiggle, wiggle there.
Wiggle your hands up in the air
Wiggle our shoulders and wiggle your hips,
Wiggle your knees and move your lips,
Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle
And wiggle and bend
Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle,
And this is the end!

Nursery Rhyme: Smiling Girls, Rosy Boys

Read, Read, Read a Book (Tune: Row, Row, Row Your Boat)
Read, read, read a book,
Travel anywhere,
Worldwide, you decide,
A book will take you there.
Read, read, read a book,
Beginning to the end,
What a way to spend the day,
A book’s a special friend!
Harris County Public Library

Flannel: 5 little books
Five Little Books
Five little books at the library
Five little books as great as can be
Along comes (name) with their library card
To take one home and read
What Happens In Storytime

Bubble Time

Goodbye song-  We Wave Goodbye Like This
We wave goodbye like this,
We wave goodbye like this,
to all our friends.
We clap our hands like this,
We clap our hands like this,
with all our friends.
Story time has ended.