Silly Hats

I enjoy wearing my silly hat at storytime. Do you have your silly hats ready for Halloween??? Have a fun and safe Halloween, everyone!

Hats Off To You! Preschool Storytime with Jennifer: March 6, 2007

OPENING:
Intro Song: “Boom Boom Ain’t It Great To Be Crazy” (Raffi)
Puppet Act: Hide monkey puppet underneath hat (with tail sticking out). Have children guess who or what is hiding, and then surprise them.
Opening Song: If You Want to Hear a Story

PROGRAM:
Read-aloud #1: The Magic Hat by Mem Fox
Activity Song: Silly Hat Song
Read-aloud #2: Where’s Mary’s Hat? By Stephane Barroux
Fingerplay: Ten Little Fingers
Fingerplay: My Hat (Has Three Corners)
Read-aloud #3: Peedie by Olivier Dunrea
Flannel Song: 5 Little Monkeys
Storytelling/Book Activity: Caps for Sale (Have children “be” the monkeys. Hand out coffee filters as caps.)

MOVIE:
The Hat

CLOSING:
Closing Song: We Wave Good-bye Like This

CRAFT OR HANDOUT:
Children can color/decorate their coffee filter caps.

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