Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Cookies Storytime

Theme Cookies
Age 2’s and 3’s, 4’s and 5’s
Duration 45 minutes

1. Storytime – Welcome Song
Storytime is starting, starting, starting,starting.
Storytime is starting come and listen to me.

2. Read first story "Who ate the Cookie Dough?" by Karen Beaumont

3. Sing: C is for Cookie
C is for cookie, that's good enough for me (3X)
Oh, cookie, cookie, cookie starts with C!

4. Finger play: Making Cookies
I am making cookie dough. (hold out arms in a circle, like a bowl)
Round and round the beaters go. (roll hands)
Add some flour from a cup. (shake a pretend cup)
Stir and stir the batter up. (stirring motion)
Roll them, cut them nice and neat. (rolling pin motion)
Put them on a cookie sheet. (place pretend cookies)
Bake them, count them 1-2-3. (counting motion)
Serve them to my friends for tea. (take a bite!)

5. Read second story "The Best Mouse Cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff and "Cookie Count" by Robert Sabuda

6. Craft: Cookie Monster Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Colour (where appropriate) and cut out the template pieces.
Glue the large rectangular piece on first to cover the tube.
Glue the head onto the front of the tube.
Glue on the arms and legs.
Glue the cookie into one of the hands.

Play with play dough and make pretend cookies with Cookie Monster.