Penguin Story Time

First, I found a coloring page via Google Images to print off for the children to color and printed off enough copies for all to work on as they came in to help calm them down and get them ready for story time. Here’s the image I used: http://www.bestcoloringpagesforkids.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Penguin-Coloring-Pages.gif (It worked best for me to turn it horizontal and print it at 90% sizing so that it would all fit on the page adequately.)

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about penguins! Have you ever been to the zoo and seen a penguin? What do they look like? How tall are they? Does anyone know what they eat? Lets read a story to find out if our answers are right!

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Outer Space / Stars Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about outer space! What do you see when you look at the night sky? I see lots and lots of stars and constellations! A constellation is a group of stars that we see together as a picture.

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Elmer the Elephant Story Time

I found an Elmer Color By Number coloring page on the blog Lines Across to start out with while we waited for everyone to arrive.
http://www.linesacross.com/2011/06/elmer-patchwork-elephant-coloring-page.html

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about what it means to be special. Everyone here is special in their own way and we’re going to read a book about an elephant who learns that even though he sticks out, he is very loved and appreciated.

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Snow Fun Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about snow! We just had a blizzard on Monday, didn’t we? How much snow did you have? Did you make any snow angels or snowmen? Well, today we’re going to hear some songs and stories about playing in the snow and about snowmen! Make sure you sit still and quietly so that you don’t miss anything!

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Fall Leaves Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about the movie Frozen! Have any of you seen it? Who is your favorite character? Mine is Sven, the reindeer. Alright first we’re going to read a story and then we’re going to make something really cool, so make sure you sit quietly and pay attention!

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Napping House Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Today we have a silly story about nap time. Do you like nap time? I do, but I didn’t at your age. Do you know why naps are so good for you? Here: I have a video from Doc McStuffins that shows why naps are so good for your bodies!

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Butterfly Life Cycle Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about the life cycle of the butterfly! What do you know about butterflies? What colors of caterpillars have you seen before?

Book:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

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Sunny Day Activity – Erupting Sidewalk Chalk

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about chalk! Have you played with chalk before? What kinds of drawings have you drawn? Do you prefer to draw animals? Shapes? People?

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Frozen Story Time

Opening:

Hello Song (Tune: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush)

This is the way we wave hello, wave hello, wave hello.

This is the way we wave hello,

Hello, hello, hello!

This is the way we clap hello…

This is the way we tap hello…

Talkabout:

Hello! Today we’re going to be talking about the movie Frozen! Have any of you seen it? Who is your favorite character? Mine is Sven, the reindeer. Alright first we’re going to read a story and then we’re going to make something really cool, so make sure you sit quietly and pay attention!

1st Book:

Frozen by Victoria Saxon (Little Golden Book)

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