Hear Ye! Hear Ye! A Royal Storytime

Boys and girls from all over the land of Burbank came to dream of being princes, princesses, knights, queens and kings today. After listening to stories, we made darling crowns (cut from Ellison dies and decorated with “jewel” stickers discovered at Lakeshore Learning in Pasadena). Pictures will be posted on my Flickr by the end of the weekend!

Nursery Rhyme of the Week:
Humpty Dumpty
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Stories Shared:
King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
Do Knights Take Naps? by Kathy Tucker
Ballerina Princess by Melissa Lagonegro (a Disney Princess story)

Rhymes (Can be found on Toddler Storytime Rhymes Sheet. We started a NEW “Spring” rhyme sheet this week!):
Where is Thumbkin?
Open, Shut Them
Five Little Monkeys
Five Little Sausages
If You’re Happy and You Know It

Bonus Rhyme:
“Five Elephants in a Bathtub” felt board rhyme
(My Five Elephants in the Bathtub felt board set came from Artfelt.)

One elephant in the bathtub going for a swim.
Knock, Knock,
(Clap twice with “Knock, Knock.”)
Splash, Splash,
(Slap knees twice with “Splash, Splash.”)
Come on in!
(Motion with both hands to come in.)

Two elephants…
Three elephants…
Four elephants…

Five elephants in a bathtub
Going for a swim.
Knock, Knock,
Splash, Splash,
They all fell in!

Raimond Lap: Baby Classics
Jim Gill Sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Tunes (Silly Dance Contest)

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