Last Thursday was the first time in my entire story time career that there was snow on the ground. Not a lot, but about half an inch. So of course I busted out all my winter favorites. The weather was a mixed bag though since we had one of our smallest story time crowds ever.
Song: Good Morning Dear Earth
Flannel: Little Mouse
Finger Play: I Had a Little Turtle
Finger Play: 10 Little Fingers
Book: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
Flannel: 5 Little Snowmen
Song: Open, Shut Them
Song: Jumping and Counting from Jim Gill's Irrational Anthem and More Salutes to Nonsense
Song: Shake Your Sillies Out from The Singable Songs Collection (20th Anniversary Special Edition)
Finger Play: 2 Little Blackbirds
Book: Red Sled by Patricia Thomas
Song: Turn Around from Getting to know Myself
Process: We used white sponge paint on colored pieces of paper to create different winter scenes. The glitter glue added color and sparkle.
Time: Prep took 2 minutes, the craft took 15.