Storytime Round-up: January 19

Thank you to everyone who attended storytime this week! Here’s a recap of the stories and songs shared in storytime.

This week’s theme is foxes!

Books

link to Alphabet Family Band in the catalog
link to Play This Book in the catalog

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Rhymes and Songs

Opening Song

Ask your child about the day’s weather!

Clap Everybody and Say Hello! (Tune of Skip to my Lou)

Clap everybody and say hello.
No matter what the weather.
Jump everybody and say hello.
No matter what the weather.
Wiggle everybody and say hello.
No matter what the weather.
Dance everybody and say hello.
No matter what the weather.
Sing everybody and say hello.
No matter what the weather.

Hats, Scarves, Coats and Boots
Tune: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Point the the correct body part while you sing the corresponding piece of clothing. Slow song down and speed it up. Sing it Forwards and backwards.

Hats, scarves, coats and boots
Coats and boots
Hats, scarves, coats and boots
Coats and boots
Mittens or gloves
Earmuffs, too!
Hats, scarves, coats and boots

Video Song: “The Fox” (traditional English folk song)

Foxy Wore Her ______ Socks Matching Game
Match the patterns or colors for Foxy’s socks!
Tune: Mary Wore her Red Dress

Affirmations: I am great (stretch out arms), I am smart (point to head), I am strong (flex biceps), I am loved (hug self), Today is an awesome day (fist pump and jump)!

Literacy Tip

Clap along to the rhythms in songs so children hear the syllables in words. 

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Natalie Bota

Miss Natalie is the Special Needs Librarian at Westlake Porter Public Library. She enjoys working with patrons of all ages and can usually be found in the Youth Services Department or the Reading Garden. She enjoys reading picture books and poetry, baseball, writing, cooking, and travel. She loves spending time with her pets, family, and friends.