Wednesday, January 4, 2012


I want to send out a special Thank You to Mr. Neldon Jones for being a special guest at our storytime today.  He came and shared his bear story with the kids.  They loved it!  I asked them later if they were scared cause some of them where rivited on his story telling, they laughed and said ,"No way!".

Welcome Song:  "If your happy and you know it!"

Books we read:
Old Bear and His Cub by Olivier Dunrea
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear by Michael Hague
Big Smelly Bear by Britta Tecentrup
Very Hairy Bear by Alice Schertle

Teddy Bear Rhyme (goes like this with kids doing the actions)
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn around.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, touch the ground.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, reach up high.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, wink one eye.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, slap your knees.
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, sit down please.

The Bear (echo song)
The other day, (the other day)
I met a bear, (I met a bear)
and so forth - reminded me alot of Mr. Jones story.

Craft:  We made paper bag bear puppets.
Take a paper bag, attach ears and arms cut from paper.  Attach with glue.  Draw on eyes, nose and mouth, and you have your puppet.

Thanks to everyone for participating today.  Hope you have a great week and hope to see you next week.
Here are pictures taken of todays storytime:

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