Friday, February 18, 2011



 Time for 2's and 3's and Fun for 4's and 5's

Music: Yummy Yummy by the Wiggles


1.            Welcome and Storytime is Starting Songs

3.            Fingerplay: PIZZA
Five leftover pizza pieces From the night before,
Dad came and ate one, Gulp! Then there were four.

Four leftover pizza pieces One with pepperoni
Mom came and ate one. Gulp! Then there were three.

Three leftover pizza pieces, Cheese like sticky glue.
Brother came and ate one, Gulp! Then there were two.

Two leftover pizza pieces Not having any fun.
Sister came to take one, Gulp and then there was one.

One leftover pizza piece But I don’t wanna be a hog.
So I went and got it And shared it with the dog!

5.            Song: TWO FAT SAUSAGES
Two fat sausages sizzling in the pan       Hold thumbs up like hitchhiking
One went POP                                          Smack lips- POP!
And the other went BAAAAAM!              Clap hands together BAM!

Peanut Sitting on A Railroad Track

A peanut sat on a railroad track
His heart was all aflutter (pat hand over heart.)
Around the bend came number ten, (hold up ten fingers).
Choo-Choo Peanut Butter (pretend you are pulling whistle.)
Smack (clap hands together).

6.            Craft: Play dough

Friday, February 11, 2011

Valentine's Day


1.                  Storytime – Welcome song and Storytime is Starting song

2.                 Read first story “Kiss Kiss”, "Mr. Pout-Pout Fish", "Froggy's First Kiss" or "For Me?".

3.                 Poem: A-Tisket A-Tasket
A-tisket a-tasket
A green and yellow basket
I wrote a letter to my love
And on the way I dropped it
I dropped it, I dropped it
And on the way I dropped it
A little boy (girl) picked it up
And put it in his (her) pocket
(Was it red?) No, no, no, no
(Was it brown?) No, no, no, no
(Was it blue?) No, no, no, no
Just a little yellow basket
4.                 Read second story “Mr. Pusskins", “Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley” or “Love, Splat”.

5.                 Fingerplay: Five Big Valentines 

Five big valentines from the corner drug store 
I mailed one to a friend - then there were four 
Four big valentines, lovely ones to see 
I mailed one to my Mommy - then there were three 
Three big valentines - red, shiny, and new 
I mailed one to my Daddy - then there were two 
Two big valentines, the best is yet to come 
I mailed one to Grandma - Then there was one 
One big valentine, the giving is almost done 
I mailed it to Grandpa - and now there is none

6.     Craft:     Valentine Hearts

Materials: foam hearts, decorations, ribbon

Friday, February 4, 2011

Groundhog's Day

Groundhog’s Day        

  1. Storytime – Welcome Song and Storytime is Starting Song
  1. Read first story Darkness Slipped In, Gregory's Shadow, or Shadow Night

  1. Fingerplay: Groundhog Day (to the tune of "Where is Thumbkin?)
Where is groundhog? Where is groundhog?  (Thumb behind back)
Here I am! Here I am!  (Bring thumb forward)
Shadows on this sunny day, (wiggle thumb)
Frighten groundhogs all away. (Thumb behind back)
Winter will stay! Winter will stay!
Where is groundhog? Where is groundhog? (Thumb behind back)
Here I am! Here I am! (Bring thumb forward)
My, oh my, a cloudy day. (Wiggle thumb)
I will stay outside to play. (Move thumb around)
Spring is near! Spring is near!

  1. Read second story Footprints and Shadows, Guess Whose Shadow?

  1. Sing: Five Little Groundhogs
The first little groundhog crept out of his lair. (fingers creep)
The second little groundhog said, "Is spring in the air?" (eyes look up)
The third little groundhog asked, "Is the time right?" (look at wrist watch)
The fourth little groundhog squirmed, "The sun is too bright!" (cover eyes)
The fifth little groundhog squeaked' "My shadow I see!" (look over shoulder at shadow)
"I'm not staying out here! No, siree! Not ME! (shake head "no")
"Back to my burrow I'm going to creep." (fingers creep)
"And for six more weeks I'm going to sleep!" (eyes closed, hands by face)
  1. Craft: Groundhog Puppet
You will need: Paper bag, copy of groundhog, markers, scissors, glue
Colour groundhog, cut out and glue on bag.