Toddler Storytime Theme: Cats

29 Mar

Opening: “Put Your Hands Up In the Air” by Hap Palmer, So Big

Puppet Meet & Greet: Meet Woolly (monkey puppet)

Early Literacy Tip: “Spend at least ten wildly happy minutes every single day reading aloud.  From birth!” (Mem Fox’s Ten Read Aloud Commandments)

Resource Share: Ranger Rick Jr. – Wild Cats (02/16)

Book 1: Pepper & Poe by Frann Preston-Gannon

Transition: “Five Little Ducks” (flannel board)
Five little ducks
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother duck called with a
“Quack, quack, quack”
But only four little ducks came swimming back.

Four little ducks…
Three little ducks…
Two little ducks…
One little duck…

Sad mother duck
Went out one day
Over the hill and far away
The sad mother duck said
“Quack, quack, quack.”
And the five little ducks came swimming back.

Book 2: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin

Transition: “Pussycat, Pussycat” by Caspar Babypants, Sing Along! (rhythm sticks)

Book 3: Max the Brave by Ed Vere

Transition: Max the Brave” by Emily Arrow

Closing: “Shake My Sillies Out” Puppet Show

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