September 10th, 2019
The Books We Read: Jabari Jumps by Gaia CornwallRattletrap Car by Phyllis RootThe Watermelon Seed by Greg PizzoliSongs & 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 [fill in action--stomp, spin, jump, hop] and say "hello!"
Stand Up, Sit Down SongWell, you can stand up...and sit back down.Stand up again...and turn around.Well, keep standing up...but not for long.’Cuz it’s the sit down, stand up, sit down, stand up, sit down, stand up, sit down song.
Credit: Rick Goldin
Craft—Rock Painting & Kinetic Sand:
February 16th, 2016
The Books We Read:Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin HenkesHow to Catch a Star by Oliver JeffersThe Moon is Going to Addy's House by Ida Pearle
Songs & Activities:Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Rocket Ship ChantClimb aboard our rocket ship;We're flying to the moon.Hurry up and get ready, we're going to blast off soon!Put on your helmets and buckle up real tight;Here comes the countdown, let's count with all our might.Ten, nine, eight...Blast off!!!
Just take bubble wrap and tempera paint..and follow it with a trip to the Glitter Station!
July 30th, 2019
The Books We Read: Solar Systemby Jill McDonaldKitten's First Full Moon by Kevin HenkesPapa Please Get the Moon by Eric CarleSongs & Activities:Zoom, Zoom, ZoomZoom, zoom, zoom we’re going to the moon.Zoom, zoom, zoom we’re going to the mon.If you want to take a trip, climb aboard our rocketship.Zoom, zoom, zoom we’re going to the moon.
Far, far, far we’re soaring to the stars...
Fun, fun, fun we’re flying to the sun...Credit: Jbrary
Aiken DrumThere was a man lived in the moon, in the moon, in the moon.There was a man lived in the moon and his name was Aiken Drum.And he played upon a ladle, a ladle, a ladle.He played upon a ladle and his name was Aiken Drum.And his hair was made of spaghetti...And his eyes were made of...And his nose was made of...And his mouth was made of...Have the kids supply various foods for the body parts and see where it takes you!Credit: Raffi
Craft—Moon & Star Mobile:
Metallic paint and lots of glitter made our mobiles sparkle!