Welcome to our new weekly blog post - Sharing the Storytime Joy! Today's post is by Susan,who leads the Music and Movement Storytime at our Dupont Branch.
At a recent Music and Movement Storytime we read the book The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri. The children made the animal sounds as each asked Squirrel to play. But, the answer was always the same "He was so busy!" This repeated phrase makes it a great book for shared reading (parts for you to read and parts for your child). Read it together to find out why Squirrel was so busy!
We enjoyed doing this flannelboard chant, too. Especially, the CRUNCH at the end!
Five Little Apples Hanging in a Tree
(chanted to Five Little Monkeys)
Five little apples hanging in a tree,
Teasing Mr. Slinky worm, can’t eat me, can’t eat me!
Along comes Mr. Slinky worm quiet as can be…
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