February 2018 “Animal Friends” Second Grade Visits

My third round of second grade visits started last week!

Poetry Book Bite: “I Made My Dog a Valentine” from It’s Valentine’s Day by Jack Prelutsky OR “My Dog Has Got No Manners” from If Pigs Could Fly… by Bruce Lansky
Nonfiction Book Bite: read a 5-minute story from Animal BFFs by Aubre Andrus (and book-talked other animal nonfiction books)
Book: Big Mean Mike by Michelle Knudsen OR Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown
Storytell: Monkey and Frog (West African tale as told by Laura Simms on her Four Legged Tales cd)

Schools visited: Heritage, Laurel Hill

For All Our Friends

Today’s storytime was all about FRIENDS! I am so happy to have lots of storytime friends come visit me every week. The more we get together, the happier we’ll be!

Stories Shared:
Being Friends by Karen Beaumont
Little Quack’s New Friend by Lauren Thompson
Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom

Rhymes (Can be found on Toddler Storytime Rhymes Sheet–Spring 2009):
Where is Thumbkin?
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Tony Chestnut
Old MacDonald
Open, Shut Them
Stretching Fun

Bonus Song:
“Five Little Ducks” (Lyrics and melody can be found here.)
(Flannel set available through Artfelt.)

Music:
Raffi: Singable Songs for the Very Young
Jim Gill Sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Tunes (Silly Dance Contest)