If You See a Piece of Garbage, Pick it Up!

Welcome back to storytime! We took a spring break last week…but came back strong this week with stories about GARBAGE!

Stories Shared:
We Need Garbage Collectors by Lisa Trumbauer
Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman
Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash! by Barbara Odanaka

Rhymes (Can be found on Toddler Storytime Rhymes Sheet–Spring 2009):
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Hammer Song
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Open, Shut Them
Where is Thumbkin?
Five Little Sausages
I’m a Little Teapot

Bonus Rhyme:
(To the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It”)
If You See a Piece of Garbage, Pick it Up!
If You See a Piece of Garbage, Pick it Up!
If You See a Piece of Garbage,
If You See a Piece of Garbage,
If You See a Piece of Garbage, Pick it Up!

Music:
Sesame Street: Platinum All-Time Favorites (I Love Trash)
Carole Peterson: Sticky Bubble Gum and Other Tasty Tunes (The Wiggle Song)

Craft:
For a simple craft, we glued cut-out clip art images of a garbage truck and a trash can to a piece of paper. We also glued onto the paper some paper shreds (“garbage”).

One Response to If You See a Piece of Garbage, Pick it Up!

  1. Barb Odanaka says:

    Hi!

    Thank you for sharing my book, Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash! with your audience!

    My next book stars a skateboarding cow. It’s called A Crazy Day At The Critter Cafe, and is due out June 9 with Simon & Schuster/McElderry.

    All good wishes!

    Barb Odanaka

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