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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

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Letter F Storytime

Opening:  "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Book:  The Flea's Sneeze  by Lynn Downey Cute story with some fun sound effects.  It reminds me a little bit of Audrey Wood's The Napping House.  If I had had a larger group, I would have encouraged them to sneeze with me at the appropriate times in the story.  Song:  "One, Two,… Continue reading Letter F Storytime

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Letter E Storytime

Opening:  "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Hello, friends Hello, friends Hello, friends It's time to say hello! Book:  Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct  by Mo Willems What can I possibly say about Mo Willems that hasn't already been said?  Bottom line, I love his books, and this one was perfect for my theme.… Continue reading Letter E Storytime

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Letter D Storytime

Opening: "Hello Friends" (with sign language) Credit: Jbrary Book:  The Doghouse by Jan Thomas I have yet to meet a Jan Thomas book that I didn't like.  Her books are always full of over-the-top emotions and dramatic illustrations that go over beautifully when read aloud.  This story actually has some spooky overtones that would make it great for… Continue reading Letter D Storytime

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Letter C Storytime

Books   Dog's Colorful Day  by Emma Dodd Cat Secrets  Jef Czekaj Color Surprises  by Chuck Murphy The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?  by Mo Willems Extension Activities Flannelboard: Dog's Colorful Day I used the template from Making Learning Fun to create the dog and another from Kathy MacMillan's Storytime Magic for the bathtub.  This flannel story is really easy to… Continue reading Letter C Storytime