November 2017 “Holiday Food” Pre-K Visits

Fun times with Pre-K classes today!

Opening: If You Want to Hear a Story
Book: I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson or Today is Monday by Eric Carle
(Prop Visual: The Colors We Eat On Thanksgiving)
Fingerplay: Apples or Sausages
Book: 1 Big Salad by Juana Medina
Flannel: The Enormous Turnip
Book: Is That Wise, Pig? By Jan Thomas
Song: “I Feel Crazy so I Jump in the Soup” from Laurie Berkner’s Victor Vito

Schools visited: Horizon, Little Bear Academy

Soup’s On!

It’s a great time of the year to slurp some delicious homemade soup. A “soup” themed storytime is also appropriate for Thanksgiving-time. It’s all about the food! Yum!

Soup’s On! Preschool Storytime with Jennifer: January 30, 2007

Play “Animal Crackers in my Soup” as audience enters
Have alligator puppet “eat” various ingredients of Stone Soup
Opening Song: If You Want to Hear a Story

Read-aloud #1: Wolf’s Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza
Rhyme (with puppet): Alligator Pie
Read-aloud #2 (big book): Mean Soup by Betsy Everitt
Flannel: Stone Soup poem (template found here)
Read-aloud #3: To Market, To Market by Anne Miranda
Flannel/Song: Barnyard Gate [version available on Ed McCurdy: Children’s Songs: the Greatest Hits (I Had a Little Rooster)]
Song: “I Feel Crazy So I Jump in the Soup” from Laurie Berkner’s Victor Vito

Chicken Soup with Rice (5 minutes)

Closing Song: We Wave Good-bye Like This