Tuesday, May 30, 2017

6 Weeks of Silly - Costume Party!

Our last week of silly was just that - silly! We dressed up, we played with ribbon sticks, we danced around, and we made some super (and super silly) crafts!

For stories, we read:

My First Book of Superpowers, by Georgia Rucker


Five Little Monkeys Trick-or-Treat, by Eileen Christelow


Fancy Nancy: Too Many Tutus, by Jane O'Connor


Super Heroes: Ready for Action, by Victoria Taylor


My Princess Boy, by Cheryl Kilodavis


Katy Ducky's Happy Halloween, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli


Pirate Pete Sets Sail, by Jean-Pierre Jäggi


Baghead, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka


The Costume Party, by Victoria Chess


Then we played and danced with some ribbon/rhythm sticks!




Next we practiced our aim with a superhero-themed bean-toss!



For our craft, we made super silly crowns and bracelets! 

 



For snack we had some delicious apples! Our next story time session is all about kindness!

Friday, April 28, 2017

6 Weeks of Silly: Love!

For our fifth week of silly, we celebrated love! And boy, was it silly!


We read:

I Love You, Too! by Michael Foreman


Zombie in Love, by Kelly DiPucchio


Zombie in Love 2 + 1, by Kelly DiPucchio


There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose! by Lucille Colandro


Love is Everywhere, by Jim Benton


Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch


I Love You Too, I Love You Three


For our craft we made love wreaths! 







For our snack, we had some yummy blueberries!

Next up: a silly costume party!

6 Weeks of Silly: Slime!

Our 4th week of story time got downright messy!

We read:

One Duck Stuck, by Phyllis Root


Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Mud and Rainbows, by Howard Binkow


Spiky, Slimy, Smooth: What is Texture? by Jane Brocket


Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud, by Lynn Plourde


Mud, by Mary Lyn Ray


Dirt + Water = Mud, by Katherine Hannigan


Mud Puddle, by Robert Munsch


For our activity, we made ooey-gooey slime!

Ingredients: Corn starch + water = slime. Soil + water = mud. Mud + slime = stuff that looks like an Oreo blizzard, but is definitely not!





For snack, we had some delicious apples!

Next up: silly love!

Friday, February 24, 2017

6 Weeks of Silly: Grouchy!

Our third week of silly was a little bit grouchy! We got down and dirty with our grumpiness!

We read:

Field Guide to the Grumpasaurus, by Edward Hemingway


Penguin Problems, by Jory John & Lane Smith


The Grouchy Ladybug, by Eric Carle


Rain!, by Linda Ashman


Where's Your Smile, Crocodile?  by Claire Freedman


The Grouchies, by Debbie Wagenbach


Pom Pom Panda Gets the Grumps, by Sophy Henn


Ha Ha, Baby! by Kate Petty


Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses: by Kimberly & James Dean


The Grumpy Morning, by Pamela Duncan Edwards


Grumpy Bird, by Jeremy Tankard


Grumpy Pants, by Claire Messer


We sang:

If You're Grouchy And You Know It

If you're grouchy and you know it stomp your feet!
If you're grouchy and you know it stomp your feet!
If you're grouchy and you know it,
And you really wanna show it,
If you're grouchy and you know it stomp your feet!

If you're sad and you know it have a cry!
If you're sad and you know it have a cry!
If you're sad and you know it,
And you really wanna show it,
If you're sad and you know it have a cry!

If you're angry and you know it give a growl!
If you're angry and you know it give a growl!
If you're angry and you know it,
And you really wanna show it,
If you're angry and you know if give a growl!

If you're silly and you know it make a face!
If you're silly and you know it make a face!
If you're silly and you know it,
And you really wanna show it,
If you're silly and you know it make a face!

Then we made our craft:




For snack, we had yummy blueberries! Next up: slime!