Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Toddler Storytime ~ Cookies!

This Toddler Storytime was presented at Bellevue Public Library on March 11, 2015.

Who Took the Cookies From the Cookie Jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges, illustrated by Ashley Wolff

Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington


Everybody Say Hello!
(tune: "London Bridge")

Everybody say hello, say hello, say hello,
Everybody say hello, hello Wesley!

(Wesley is my turtle puppet who pops out of my apron pocket whenever we sing this song.  Then he sits quietly on his rock and listens to the stories and sings along with us.  At the end of storytime he says goodbye to the children, gives them high fives, eats pretend food from their hands, blows kisses, and plays hide and seek!)


Open, Shut Them!

Open, shut them,
Open, shut them,
Give a little clap, clap, clap!

Open, shut them,
Open, shut them,
Lay them in your lap, lap, lap!

Waving, waving, waving, waving,
High up in the sky, sky, sky.
Wave to me...I'll wave to you.
Now let's all say goodbye, bye, bye.

We always say this rhyme at least twice, increasing the speed with each repetition!

Down Around the Corner

Down around the corner, in the bakery shop,
There were (ten) little cookies with frosting on top.
Along came (name), all alone.
S/he bought one cookie and went back home.

Playtime Activities:

What's in the Green Box?
(tune: "Sally Wore a Red Dress")

What's in the green box,

The green box, the green box?
What's in the green box
For us to play?

Crayon rubbings of "cookies" on a plate:

I cut out circles from textured wallpaper samples to represent the cookies.

Bakery Shop feltboard story:

These are the felt pieces I used for "Down Around the Corner"

Imaginative Play:

A fun play set for making and decorating pretend cookies!

Play-Doh cookies:

Each Toddler Storytime includes activities that support one or more of the five early literacy practices identified as essential in helping your child develop the skills they need before they can learn to read. The five practices – singing, talking, reading, playing and writing –were developed for Every Child Ready to Read®, an initiative of the Association for Library Services for Children (ALSC) and the Public Library Association (PLA).

Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library®, PLA and ALSC logos are registered trademarks of the American Library Association and are used with permission.

No comments:

Post a Comment