all around you have green

Well, no green grass quite yet… but there’s the hope of a spring around the corner with lots and lots of GREEN. Green stories today in honor of ST. PATRICK’S DAY! I hope everyone has a lucky week 🙂

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

PROGRAM:
Read-aloud #1: and then it’s spring by Julie Fogliano
Song (with motions and prop egg and bird): The Green Grass Grew All Around
Flannel: Teasing Mr. Crocodile (Words can be found here. Felt board set available from Artfelt.)
Read-aloud #2: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover! by Lucille Colandro
Flannel poem: Five Green Shamrocks
Action Song: If You’re Wearing Red Today
Read-aloud #3: Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Fingerplay: Five Fat Sausages
Storytelling Activity: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (using story props)
Fingerplay: Way Up High in the Apple Tree
Dancing Song: “My Energy” from Laurie Berkner: Under a Shady Tree

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

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