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Letter J Storytime

OPENING:  "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary BOOK:  Joey Runs Away by Jack Kent BOOK AND FINGER PUPPETS:  Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow These monkey finger puppets came from my Five Little Monkeys Swinging in a Tree flannel set. BOOK AND FLANNEL:  Jamberry by Bruce Degen Flannel credit goes to Jbrary.  However, this book is a childhood favorite… Continue reading Letter J Storytime

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Monsters Storytime

Several storytime bloggers have lauded the benefits of planning a monsters storytime for Halloween, and I heartily support that idea.  There are some fantastic monster books available that made this a really fun storytime.  I implemented this program at my library and our local Head Start, and it was very effective in both settings.  I… Continue reading Monsters Storytime

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Letter G Storytime

Opening:  "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Book:  The Short Giraffe  by Neil Flory Fun story about accommodating someone who is a little bit different.  It actually has some great deeper meaning when you think about it.  The kids enjoyed the bright and colorful illustrations.   Song:  "Sticky Bubblegum" Credit: Jbrary Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum Sticky, sticky, sticky… Continue reading Letter G Storytime