A Colorful Day

Storytime is back in session!

OPENING:
Opening Song: If You Want to Hear a Story

PROGRAM:
Read-aloud #1 (Big Book): Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Action Song: If You’re Wearing Red Today
Flannel: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. (Templates available here.)
Read-aloud #2: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont
Song/Fingerplay: Hands Up High
Song/Fingerplay: Blackbirds
Read Aloud #3 (with flannel): I Dream of an Elephant by Ami Rubinger
Action Song: Fun with Hands
Read Aloud #4: Spicy Hot Colors/ Colores Picantes by Sherry Shahan
(“Dancing” Song: “Dancing Scarf Blues” OR “The Freeze” from Carole Peterson: Dancing Feet)

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

Other Options: Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd; Counting Ovejas by Sarah Weeks; A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni

2 thoughts to “A Colorful Day”

  1. I don’t think we can do enough “color” storytimes! Thanks for some new ideas, that we will be doing at our library in late February.

    1. I know! There are so many great “color” books out there; it’s hard to pick what to do 😉 Thanks for the comment– Happy storytiming!

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