Boats – Toddler Storytime

I fell a bit behind in my blogging, so I’m publishing a few posts all at once.  I presented this storytime on May 17, 2016.

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

MOVEMENT:  “Wake Up Toes” from Morning Magic by Joanie Bartels

MOVEMENT:
Open Shut Them*

SIGN: ASL sign for BOAT
asl - boat
taken from Costello, Elaine Ph.D.  Random House Webster’s American Sign Language Dictionary.  1994.

BOOK:
Splish-Splash by Smee
Splish-Splash by Nicola Smee

MOVEMENT: “Reach for the Ceiling” from Toddlers on Parade by Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel

COUNTING SONG:*
10 Boats Flannelboard logo
10 Boats

FLANNELBOARD:
5 Little Sailboats - flannelboard name
Five Sailboats
taken from Felt Board Ideas
(to the tune of Five Little Ducks)

Five sailboats went out one day
Over the waves and far away
With the wind they began to rock
One sailboat returned to the dog.

Continue counting down until no sailboats are left.

MOVEMENT: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” from Songs for Wiggleworms by the Old Town School of Folk Music

BOOK:
I Love Boats by McDonnell
I Love Boats by Flora McDonnell

MOVEMENT: “Two Little Blackbirds” from Fingerplays and Footplays by Rosemary Hallum and Henry “Buzz” Glass

VIDEO:
Baby's First Word Stories We Go DVD
“My Boat!” from  Baby’s First Word Stories: We Go!

MOVEMENT: Now it’s Time to Say Goodbye taken from jbrary

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IDEAS:
Sheep on a Ship by Shaw Pirate Piggy Wiggy by Fox

Book: Sheep on a Ship by Nancy Shaw
Book: Pirate PiggyWiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox

GREAT RESOURCES FOR MORE IDEAS
Ready, Set, Story! – Big Blue Boat Flannelboard Story
Storytime Katie – Boats!
AnnesLibraryLife – Boats
Flannel Board Fun – Who Sank the Boat? Flannel
KizClub – Who Sank the Boat pattern

THOUGHTS ON THIS STORYTIME:
I just made the sailboat flannelboard I used yesterday, and once I took a photo of it, I realized that I need to re-apply the puffy paint so that you can read boats 3 and 5.

ATTENDANCE:  10 am:  42 people      11 am: 31 people

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

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