November 10th, 2015
The Books We Read:Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll WalshFrom Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Songs and Fingerplays:What Color Are You Wearing?If you're wearing red today, red today, red today;If you're wearing red today, please stand up!
Repeat with different colors and actions (touch your elbow, turn around, stand on one foot...)
Hickory Dickory DockHickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock;The clock struck one [clap], the mouse ran down;Hickory dickory dock.
Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock;The clock struck two [clap 2x!], the mouse said "Boo!"Hickory dickory dock.
Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock;The clock struck three [clap 3x!], the mouse cried "Wheee!"Hickory dickory dock.
Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock;The clock struck four [clap 4x!], the mouse said "No more!"Hickory dickory dock.Credit: JbraryProject—Watercolor Salt Painting:
Salt + Liquid Watercolors = Beautiful art!!
November 29th, 2016
The Books WeRead:Mouse Paint by Ellen WalshMy Many Colored Days by Dr. SeussThe Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric CarleSongs & Activities:
One Bright ScarfOne bright scarf waiting for the wind to blow.Wiggle it high (reach to ceiling) and wiggle it low (down by your toes).Shake it fast and shake it slow.Where did it go? (Hide scarf in hands, behind back, etc.)One, two, three... release scarves into the air!Credit: Jbrary
Craft—Mixed-up Chameleon Color WheelWe had a ball painting colorful backgrounds for our chameleons!
July 17, 2018
The Books We Read:The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric CarleThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Songs & Activities:We Clap and Say HelloWe clap and say hello! We clap and say hello!With our friends at storytime, we clap and say hello!
We [wiggle, jump, hop, stomp, dance, spin, whisper] and say hello...Credit: Adapted from Jbrary
Scarf Play- Popcorn Kernels- One Bright Scarf
Craft—Hungry Caterpillar Balloon Print Collages
Kids dipped inflated balloons into paint to create the caterpillar's body. They also had fun using hole punches to take "bites" out of all the different fruits their caterpillar ate.