Daycare Traveling Story Time

What have the kids been doing during the Traveling Story Time?  This page will provide information about the book and activities that were brought, as well as related materials and activities for additional play, learning, and exploration.

February

In February, Miss Rebecca will be sharing the book Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd.  For a craft, we'll be making colorful dogs.

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Additional Library Resources

Books

May I Pet Your Dog? by Stephanie Calmenson

Dozens of Dachsunds: A Counting, Woofing, Wagging Book by Stephanie Calmenson

Dogs on the Bed by Elizabeth Bluemle

This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne

No! by Marta Altes

Games

Butterfly Color Match

Turkey Lurkey Color Match

Scarecrow Colors

Mr. Green Jeans

 

Other Extension Opportunities

Dog's Colorful Bones Matching

Make Your Own Paper Slinky Dog

Color Race Game

20 Color Learning Activities

Dog-themed Busy Box

 

January 

In January, we'll read the book Knitty Kitty, and decorate a mitten.

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Additional Library Resources

Books

Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGinty

Pretty Kitty by Karen Beaumont

The Mitten adapted by Jan Brett

Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee

Games

Mitten Match

 

Other Extension Opportunities

French Knitting (spool knitting)

35+ Yarn Crafts for Kids

Weaving on Drinking Straws

Woven Bowl from a Paper Plate

Finger Knitting Snakes

 

November

We are going to explore monsters in November.  Miss Rebecca will read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, and everyone will make silly shape monsters!

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Additional Library Resources

Books

How I Met My Monster by Amanda Noll

Love Monster by Rachel Bright

Lacey Walker, Monster Talker by Christianne Jones

Games

Monster Munchies

Monster Madness!

Falling for Shapes

 

 

October

In October we are focusing on pumpkins.  Miss Rebecca will read We're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt by Goldie Hawk, and everyone will create a small pumpkin patch!

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Additional Library Resources

Books

Pete the Cat in Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean

Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan by Rob Scotton

Games

Pumpkin Patch Match

Pumpkin Uppercase Letters

 

Other Extension Opportunities

Weblinks

Pumpkin Counting

Pumpkin Soup

Puffy Paint Pumpkins

Paper Plate Pumpkin Wreath

Multiple Pumpkin Activities

 

September

During this month, Miss Rebecca shared Ten Apples Up On Top! by Dr. Seuss.  Everyone made piles of apples with ink and their thumbprints.

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Additional Library Resources

Books

Apples in Fall by Mari Schuh

From Apple Trees to Cider, Please! by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky

Caillou Goes Apple Picking by Danielle Patenaude

Games

Apple-licious Alphabet

Apple Uppercase Lettering

Teddy Bear Uppercase Letters

 

Other Extension Opportunities

Weblinks

Stacking Apples Game

Apple Pie Paper Plate Craft

Happy Birthday, Johnny Appleseed

Who Took Apples

Build an Apple Tree

Apple Star Story