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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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Alphabet Storytime

Books Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book  by Dr. Seuss The Handmade Alphabet  by Laura Rankin Z Is for Moose  by Kelly Bingham and Paul O. Zelinsky Chicka Chicka Boom Boom  by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault Extension Activities Flannel Story: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Credit: Adapted from Little Page Turners; Literary Commentary also has a similar… Continue reading Alphabet Storytime