Back to School Preschool Storytime
(First library storytime, handout with Every Child Ready to Read 2* literacy skills
-- caregivers probably doing already, "intentional")
Action Song Book: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush – Sophie Fatus & Fred Penner (multicultural getting ready for school)
Flannel: "School Stuff" on p.206 of A Storytime Year -- Susan Dailey (silly guessing game -- vocabulary & narrative skills-shared storytelling, letter knowledge)
Song/Poster: ABC song
Monsters Love School -- Mike Austin (2014)
The Tiger Tail by Mike Boldt – child wakes up with a tail on the first day of school – accepting differences.
*I also still point out ECRRI skills -- print motivation, etc. as well as the fun-based ECRR2 ones.
2014 options: Chu Chu's First Day at School -- Neil Gaiman Other children seem to be able to do things Chu can't --until his giant sneeze. First Day at Zoo School -- Sarah Dillard Confident Amanda the Panda and Anxious Alligator turn out to have just what the other needs to be friends.