Monday, September 23, 2013

PreSchool Storytime: ME From Head to Toe/I’m Okay/Individuality

ME-From Head to Toe/I’m Okay/Individuality
PreSchool Storytime (Ages 2-6)  Celebrating individuality and resilience.
Concepts include parts of the body, numbers, colors, animate/inanimate objects, rhyming phonemic awareness, physical movement, emotions, and bullying.

Opening Song:  "Tickle Toe"  from Jim Gill makes it Noisy. Track 11 (act out motions)
Book: We’ve All Got Bellybuttons --  David Martin
Action Song: Head & Shoulders, Knees & Toes
Guessing Game Book: Tail Toes Eyes Ears Nose – Marilee Robin Burton

Flannel: Monkey Face
(based on the book by Frank Asch)
Book: It’s Okay to Be Different – Todd Parr 

Song: Shake Your Sillies Out
One – Kathryn Otosh(colors, numbers, standing up to bully)
Book/Action:  Clap Your Hands --  Lorinda Bryan Cauley
DVD: Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle
Craft: “self portrait” collage inspired by Monkey Face & Mixed-Up Chameleon
(Materials: craft cardboards, scrap construction paper, goggly eyes, markers, scissors, gluesticks)
Craft music: “S’pose my toes were noses” from Goin’ to the Zoo – Tom Paxton track 11 and/or title song from Free to Be You and Me (also entering music).
Alternate books: In the Fiddle Is A Song – Durga Bernhard, Harriet Dancing – Ruth Symes, Perfect Square - Michael Hall, Stretch (or Bounce or Wiggle) -- Doreen Cronin, Incredible Me – Kathi Appelt, Cleversticks – Bernard Ashley, Parts – Tedd Arnold, Ten Big Toes and a Prince’s Nose – Nancy Gow, Mixed Up Chameleon - Eric Carle, Always -- Emma Dodd (2014), Little Humans -- Brandon Stanton (2014), I Used to Be Afraid – Laura Vaccaro Seeger, The Tiger Tail by Mike Boldt
Alternate Music:  “Tickle my Toes” from Justin Roberts’ Yellow Bus track 2 (good with shakey eggs) (no longer SCLS)
BWL 9.13, 9.14, 9.17

Sign Language Song: Where is Baby’s Tummy? – sign language song from “Pick Me Up” track 7 (omitted 2017)
Guessing Game book : Do You Know Which One Will Grow? – Tom Slaughter (animate/inanimate objects, rhyming phonemic awareness)  (omitted 2017)
Song: If You’re Happy and You Know It .. angry..loving sad..
New book: Why Am I Blue? A Story About Being Yourself by Kalli Dakos

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