Another one of my favorite themes and one that is great for adding vocabulary to a tot's repertoire! Books for the tots Welcome Home Bear by Il Sung Na The Napping House by Audrey Wood My House by Byron Barton preschool+ The Three Little Pigs, illustrated by Ed Bryan This is the House that Jack … Continue reading Houses and Homes Storytime
If you read my blog, you know I don't like to make my storytime themes too narrow. Cats and dogs go together, right?? Putting them in the same category expands my choices! Books Puppy Pool Party by Seth Casteel Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin Puppy, Puppy, Puppy by Julia Sternberg One Pup's … Continue reading Cats and Dogs Storytime
Right before I left for maternity leave, I did a "babies"-themed storytime and it was super cute and perfectly timed! I went into labor four days later! Books Babies on the Go by Linda Ashman Baby Party by Rebecca O’Connell A Band of Babies by Carole Gerber Where, Oh Where is Baby Bear? By Ashley Wolff Baby Parade by Rebecca … Continue reading Babies, Baby! Storytime
When winter gets closer, it's impossible not to do a storytime about polar bears, penguins, and hibernators! See my Winter Storytime and Alternatives to Holiday Storytimes for more ideas! Books for the tots If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor No Two Alike by Keith Baker Polar Bear’s Underwear by Tupera Tupera Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson for … Continue reading Cold Weather Animals Storytime
For me, personally, making an entire lesson plan around one animal is constricting and difficult. Instead, I go by habitat or related animals. Books Open Very Carefully: A Book With Bite by Nicola O'Byrne and Nick Bromley Where is Mama? by Yating Hung Turtle Tug to the Rescue by Michael Slack Activities "Row, Row, Row … Continue reading Swamp Animals Storytime
This is a zoo animals themed storytime lesson for toddlers, adaptions for preschoolers included.
a "books and libraries" themed storytime for toddlers, as well as adaptations for Kindergarten.