Today, we focused on water as the theme of storytime. After our good morning songs, I asked them about animals who live in water - jellyfish, fish, hippos, crocodiles, sharks, whales.... Lots of good suggestions! Then I asked them how water comes down from the sky - clouds, rain, snow.
Song: 1 little 2 little 3 little raindrops. 4 little 5 little 6 little raindrops. 7 little 8 little 9 little raindrops. 10 raindrops in the sky.
Book: A Cool Drink of Water
Song: I passed out these cute little fish puppets for the kids to dance with during the song. I demonstrated a few different movements they could do and then we listened and danced to 5 Fish Swimming in the Sea by Dr. Jean.
Book: Watch Over Our Water by Lisa Bullard
Song: 5 Little Monkeys and the Alligator
Book: How to Wash a Wooly Mammoth by Michelle Robinson, which generated quite a bit of laughter.
I wasn't sure if we would have time or not - we didn't - for Graeme Base's The Water Hole