So Messy!

AH! My new house is a mess! It’s going to take a while to get everything together…

Messy, Gooey Fun Open Storytime with Jennifer: October 4, 2006

OPENING:

Greet children with Duck puppet. Have Duck makes comments throughout the storytime.
Opening rhyme: Sometimes my hands are at my side…

PROGRAM:

Fingerplay: Ten Little Fingers
*Fingerplay: Two Mother Pigs
Read-aloud #1: Ten Dirty Pigs/Ten Clean Pigs By Carol Roth
Monkey Mitt/Song: “Five Little Ducks”
Read-aloud #2: Mucky Duck by Sally Grindley
Rhyme: A Peanut Sat on a Railroad Track
Song with Story Prop: “Peanut Butter and Jelly”
Read-aloud #3: Max Cleans Up by Rosemary Wells
Song: “Stick to the Glue” from Jim Gill Makes it Noisy in Boise, Idaho
Song: “Face the Facts” from Jim Gill Sings Moving Rhymes for Modern Times

CLOSING:

Closing song: “Toe Knee Chestnut”
**Closing rhyme: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Fingertips…

*Two Mother Pigs
Two mother pigs lived in a pen, (two thumbs up)
Each had four babies and that made ten. (Wiggle four fingers on each hand)
These four babies were black and white. (Wiggle four fingers on one hand)
These four babies were black as night. (Wiggle four fingers on the other hand)
All eight babies loved to play. (Wiggle eight fingers)
And the rolled and they rolled in the mud all day. (Roll hands)
At night, with their mother,
They curled up in a heap, (Make fists, palms up)
And squealed and squealed
‘Til they went to sleep. (Tuck thumbs under fingers)

**1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Fingertips
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 fingertips,
I can touch them to my lips.
I can cover up my eyes,
I can clap them on my thighs.
I can make them touch the sky,
I can make them wave bye-bye!

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