We had a very fun Halloween storytime over at Panera today.
Next week will be our last Milk and Cookies storytime at Panera until FEBRUARY! I do have a pajama storytime coming up Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm at the Dundee Library, though.
Opening Song: If You Want to Hear a Story
Read-aloud #1: Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin by Mary Serfozo OR Pumpkin Heads! by Wendell Minor
Fingerplay: Once there was a Pumpkin
Flannel Rhyme: 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate
Read-aloud #2: We’re Off to Find the Witch’s House by Mr. Krieb
Song (with ghost flannel pieces): “The Ghosts Go Gliding” (to the tune of “Ants Go Marching, see Cobb’s I’m a Little Teapot book)
Read-aloud #3: Just Say Boo! by Susan Hood
Fingerplay: Scary Eyes
Read-aloud #4: Brooms are for Flying by Michael Rex
*Fingerplay: Three Little Witches
Read-aloud #5: What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen? (flap book) by Nick Sharratt OR The Thirteen Hours of Halloween by Dian Curtis Regan
Song/Fingerplay: Fun with Hands
Closing Song: We Wave Good-bye Like This
*Three Little Witches
(Three fingers fly and glide.)
One little, two little, three little witches,
Fly over haystacks, fly over ditches,
Slide round the moon without any hitches,
Heigh, Ho, Halloween’s here!
(from Cobb’s I’m a Little Teapot book)