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Saxy Storytime

Today’s storytime theme was music, which means I got to read/sing one of my favorite picture books, Thatcher Hurd’s Mama Don’t Allow. In the book, Miles gets a saxophone and starts up his own Swamp Band. I brought in my brother’s saxophone to show the kids what one looks like close up (no reed, though, … Continue reading

I am oh so sloooowwwwww

Hi everyone who has asked me for information here recently (or not so recently too), I am so sorry. I promise I will send you what you asked for, and as soon as I can.  I am sloooooowwwwww. –Tracey  

Flannel Friday: Round

Not long ago, I did a storytime about things that are round.  After asking the kids to name some things that are round, we did this rhyme. A little ball, a bigger ball, a great big ball I see, Now let’s count the balls we’ve made, 1, 2, 3. We used our hands to make … Continue reading

Flannel Friday: Five Little Bunnies

Just a quickie rhyme for today’s flannel friday. 5 little bunnies hopping down the trail, One fell down and bumped her tail. Mama called the doctor–what did she say? No more bunnies hopping today! (Count down from four to one) Alternative: Rather than using these on the flannel board, you could put them on craft … Continue reading

favorite storytime book of the week

My favorite book from storytime this week is an oldie but goodie, Mama Don’t Allow by Thatcher Hurd. I love to sing a book, and this one is based on a traditional song. There are many recorded versions of the song out there on the internet, and it’s a very simple song and easy to … Continue reading