Colors – Infant Storytime

We celebrated all different colors in our storytime today.

SONG: Now it’s Time to Say Hello*
taken from jbrary

MOVEMENT: Peek a Boo*

BOUNCE: Trot, Trot to Boston*

SIGN LANGUAGE: sign for “COLOR”
asl - color
taken from Costello, Elaine Ph.D.  Random House Webster’s American Sign Language Dictionary.  1994.

BOOK:
Lemons are not red by seeger
Lemons are Not Red
 by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

MOVEMENT: “Clap, Tap and Bend” from It’s Toddler Time by Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel

FLANNELBOARD:
One Little Red Fish label
One Little Red Fish
(to the tune of “Little Red Wagon”) 
One little red fish, (hold up one finger)
Swimming in the water (put palms together and move them like a fish swimming)
Swimming in the water
Swimming in the water
One little red fish,
Swimming in the water
Bubble, bubble, bubble – POP! (clap hands on POP!)

 

Other verses:
Increase the number and change the color

BOUNCE: “Ladies Ride” from Wiggleworms Love You by Old Town School of Folk Music 

MOVEMENT: Patty Cake

BOOK:
Duckies Rainbow by Barry
Duckie’s Rainbow by Frances Barry

TICKLE: See the Little Mousie*

NURSERY RHYME:
BaaBaaBlackSheepFlannelboard
(Pattern taken from The Flannel Board Storytelling Book by Judy Sierra)Baa Baa black sheep, Have you any wool?
Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Three bags full.
One for the master,
And one for the dame.
One for the little boy who lives down the lane.
Baa Baa black sheep, Have you any wool?
Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Three bags full.
MOVEMENT: “Itsy Bitsy Spider” from Children’s Favorite Songs Volume 3 from Walt Disney
MOVEMENT: “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” from Songs for Wiggleworms by the Old Town School of Folk Music
MOVEMENT:  Now it’s Time to Say Goodbye
taken from jbrary

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IDEAS:
One Blue Fish by Reasoner
Book: One Blue Fish by Charles Reasoner

HOW IT WENT:
Colors are a fun theme, but I wish I had spent a little bit more time gathering materials for this storytime. Though I do like the ones I used this storytime, I wonder what else I could be using. Do you have a favorite colors book for infants?

ATTENDANCE: 36 people (adults and kids)

* For these songs, please see my page Storytime Movements & Music

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