SPLASH!

A splashy storytime (to go along with our rainy weather we’ve been having in Chicago…)

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

PROGRAM:
Read-aloud #1 (Story Cards): Mrs. Wishy Washy by Joy Cowley
Action Song: Itsy Bitsy Spider
Read-aloud #2 (Big Book): Mrs. McNosh Hangs up Her Wash by Sarah Weeks
Action Song: If You’re Wearing Red Today
Fingerplay: Ten Little Fingers
Read Aloud #3: Split! Splat! by Amy Gibson
Fingerplay: Rain is Falling Down
Read-aloud #4: Big Red Tub by or The Great Dog Wash by Shellie Braeuner
Flannel: Five Elephants in the Bathtub
Read-aloud #5 (Big Book): King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
(“Dancing” Song: “Coconut Soap” from Frank Leto’s Time for Music)

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

Let's Get Clean!

Who needs a bath? A king, animals, a car, YOU!

Stories Shared:
King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey and Don Wood
Bath Time by Sandra Boynton
Mrs. Wishy-Washy by Joy Cowley
The Scrubbly-Bubbly Car Wash by Irene O’Garden

Rhymes (Can be found on Toddler Storytime Rhymes Sheet.):
Sometimes
Old MacDonald
Blackbirds
I Clap My Hands

Bonus Rhyme:
“Five Elephants in a Bathtub” felt board rhyme
(My Five Elephants in the Bathtub felt board set came from Artfelt.)

One elephant in the bathtub going for a swim.
Knock, Knock,
(Clap twice with “Knock, Knock.”)
Splash, Splash,
(Slap knees twice with “Splash, Splash.”)
Come on in!
(Motion with both hands to come in.)

Two elephants…
Three elephants…
Four elephants…

Five elephants in a bathtub
Going for a swim.
Knock, Knock,
Splash, Splash,
They all fell in!

Bonus Song:
The Wheels on the Bus
(Melody and lyrics can be found here.)
(Patterns can be found here.)

Music:
Bob McGrath: Sing Along with Bob #1
Frank Leto: Time for Music (Coconut Soap)