Toddler Storytime for 5/24/16. I planned this storytime a little late in the game. Thank goodness for all the wonderful blogs out there that help with storytime planning! Be sure to check out the ones I mention in the more resources section.
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 CAT
taken from Costello, Elaine Ph.D. Random House Webster’s American Sign Language Dictionary. 1994.
I See Kitty by Yasmine Surovec
MOVEMENT: “Reach for the Ceiling” from Toddlers on Parade by Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
based on the book by Eric Litwin, illustrated and created by James Dean
MOVEMENT: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” from Songs for Wiggleworms by the Old Town School of Folk Music
MOVEMENT: “Two Little Blackbirds” from Fingerplays and Footplays by Rosemary Hallum and Henry “Buzz” Glass
“Meow” from Good Night Maisy
MOVEMENT: Now it’s Time to Say Goodbye taken from jbrary
Book: Mama Cat has Three Kittens by Denise Fleming
Book: Kitty’s Cuddles by Jane Cabrera
Book: Meeow and the Little Chairs by Sebastien Braun (or any Meeow book)
Book: I Don’t Want a Cool Cat! by Emma Dodd
Book: Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to Sleep? by Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson, illustrated by Laura J. Bryant (This would be a good book for 2 voices)
Book: Cat Skidoo by Bethany Roberts, illustrated by R. W. Alley
Book: Matilda’s Cat by Emily Gravett
GREAT RESOURCES FOR MORE IDEAS
Jen in the Library – Toddler Storytime – Cats – 10-16-2014
Library Village – Preschool Storytime Cats
Welcome to Storytime – Cats!
Literary Commentary: Toddler Storytime – Cats
storytime katie – cats!
Abby the Librarian – Spring Storytime: Cats
Rachel Kohl Library – Storytime with Ms. Katie Cats
ATTENDANCE: 10 am: 37 people 11 am: 32 people
* For these songs, please see my Storytime Movements & Music page