Storytime for New to Two every Wednesday at 10:30.

Storytime for New to Two every Wednesday at 10:30. Stories, songs, puppets and a lot of playtime fun.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Farm Animal Storyhour, Wednesday, November 4 @ 10:30


 




Books
Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins.  A Big Book is ALWAYS a hit -- everyone can see the pictures. This is nice too because it's all adverbs -- you can use those motions.

Farmyard Beat. A board book by Lindsey Craig.  This book is a hit for either storytime or American Bandstand -- it's got great rhythm and you can dance to it. The moms all seemed to know the book and recited along with it.

Moo by David Larochelle.  When you read a book the MOMS love, the babies listen up too! Larochelle tells the whole tale of an adventurous cow stealing a car with an inevitable disaster, using only the word MOO. You supply the drama. 
Clip-Clop by Nicola Smee. In Room on the Broom style, Mr. Horse gives all the farm animals a ride, (Clip-Clop, Clip-Clop) until Plop! Plop! Ploppity-plop! Stan taught me how to do the clip-clop sound by sort of squinching your jaws together into a vacuum and then applying pressure with your tongue.  A very impressive sound and easy to speed up as the horse goes faster. Really pulled the kids in.


Songs

Motor Boat, with a TRACTOR  
Wheels on the Bus, with a lot of farm animals boarding.
I Went to Visit a Farm One Day 


Plays

I Went to Visit a Farm One Day.  Bring the storytime bag full of farm animals. OR

Old MacDonald Had a Farm. The moms did a GREAT JOB of singing along as I pulled the critters out of the bag, in no particular order.
Book/Song:  Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton.  This book has such great rhythm. I love to dance to it.




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