Many Colored Days

Happy Friday! Today is a snowy, white day in Chicagoland. These past couple of weeks have seemed a bit brighter for me… I was finally offered a new library job! Stay tuned for more details 🙂 Until then, here is a colorful baby storytime to enjoy.

A Rainbow of Fun Bibs to Books Storytime with Jennifer: September 15, 2006

OPENING:

Opening rhyme: Brown Bear

PROGRAM:

Story Apron with Velcro Pieces: Brown Bear
Book: Baa Baa, Black Sheep by Annie Kubler
Song (with scarves): “Peek a Boo” from Mary Lee’s Baby-O!: Activity Songs for Babies
*Flannel: Little Mouse
**Rhyme: Little Mousie
Song (with shakers): “Ducks Like Rain” from Carole Peterson’s H.U.M. All Year Long
Book: Maisy’s Rainbow Dream by Lucy Cousins

BOOK SHARE

Rhyme (song): I Love Books

TOY TIME
Rhyme: Tick Tock
(played music while playing)

Note: I sang “Clean Up” (Barney-style) while the babies helped clean up books and toys.

CLOSING:

Rhyme (song with finger puppet): Flutter, Flutter Butterfly
Closing rhyme: Tickle the Clouds

*Flannel:
Little Mouse, Little Mouse, Are you in the [insert color] house?
(Underneath different colored flannel houses, I place different flannel animals. Using a cat puppet, we go in search of the mouse flannel…)

**Little Mousie
See the little mousie (Touch fingers to thumb)
Creeping up the stair? (Creep fingers up forearm)
He’s looking for a warm nest (“Look around” with hand)
There – Oh! there! (Tickle child inside elbow or under arm)

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