Travelin’ Places this Summer!

I’m going post crazy today! I hope that everyone is having a great summer! I was thinking about all of the traveling that takes place during summer vacation, so I decided to share a Transportation preschool storytime of mine. You can see my actual format that I used. Come back next Friday for another preschool storytime post!

Transportation Preschool Storytime with Jennifer: May 1, 2007

OPENING:
Intro Song: “Riding in My Car” (Woody Guthrie’s Woody’s 20 Grow Big Songs)
Fingerplay: The Airplane (found in book I’m a Little Teapot, p190)
Opening Song: If You Want to Hear a Story

PROGRAM:
Read-aloud #1: Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
Flannel Song: Wheels on the Bus
Read-aloud #2: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
Rhyme: Peanut Sat on a Railway Track
Read-aloud #3: The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
Song (Chant): Down By the Station

MOVIE:
Trashy Town

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

CRAFT OR HANDOUT:
Fire Engine Coloring Handout

Things that Go!

Vroom! Choo Choo! Beep! Whoosh! Today’s storytime was all about transportation or things that go…

Books Shared:
Row Your Boat by Anthony Lishak (pop-up)
Sputter Sputter Sput! by Babs Bell
Freight Train by Donald Crews
I Love Planes! by Philemon Sturges

Rhymes (Can be found on Toddler Rhymes sheet.):
Sometimes
My Eyes Can See
Tommy Thumb
If You’re Wearing Red Today
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Bonus Song:
The Wheels on the Bus
(Melody and lyrics can be found here.)
(Patterns can be found here, though link does not always work.)

Music:
Carole Peterson: Sticky Bubble Gum and Other Tasty Tunes (Little Old Wagon and Hokey Pokey)