Good Morning Song
Book: That Is Not A Good Idea by Mo Willems
Fingerplay - 5 Little Monkeys Swinging From a Tree (borrowed from IFLS)
Book: I Ain't Gonna Paint No More
Song: I'm Filthy, I'm Dirty (from Take Me Out of the Bathtub by Alan Katz) - We (I) sang the song slowly the first time as we swayed to the beat with our ribbon wands. Then we (I) sang it faster and we clicked our ribbon wands to the beat. Of course we had a few minutes of free movement before putting them away :)
Book: The Boy Who Cried Wolf by Hartman
We ran out of time for both Monster Boogie and dancing with scarves and the book 17 Things I'm not allowed to Do Anymore. I had them in the list as stand-bys so it's okay.
Play Group: Inspired by I Ain't Gonna Paint no more, I had a painting table where kids could paint on stuff you normally shouldn't.
I set out the 5 Little Monkeys fingerplay glove:
The Paperbag Princess felt pieces:
THIS WEEK: Instead of storytime, join us a half-hour earlier at 9:30am for SPOONMAN!!