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Fairy Tale Storytime

Storytime

Fairy Tale Storytime

Scott Bahlmann

Opening: Shake My Sillies Out – Raffi

 

Book: Emerald Tree – Janet Palazzo-Craig

 

(I like this story, but the kids were a little antsy toward the end. Better told than read.)


Activity: The Cow Jumped...

 
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(Had a cow puppet and a moon prop, started the Hey Diddle Diddle but had the cow jump under, behind, around, onto the moon. Finally the kids helped me get it right! from Liesl Johnson)


Book: The End – David LaRochelle

 

(This was a lot of fun. I first asked if anyone knew how a fairy tale ended, and one boy shouted out "And they all lived happily ever after" [bless him] which is how this story begins!)


Activity: The Troll -
from the CD Animal Songs by Geof Johnson

 
 

(The kids liked moving, but it felt kind of awkward. I think I just wasn't familiar enough with the song.)


Book: In the Foggy Foggy Forest - Nick Sharratt

 

(I thought this would be more popular, while the  kids liked it they weren't all gung ho.)


Shadowplay: Masha and the Bear
(see the full version here)

 

(A traditional Russian tale that I made a shadowplay for during Russian Storytime.)


Book: Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox

 

(Very cute, quite a few words had the kids confused though I think. Still, they got the general meaning, the parents enjoyed it more.)


Activity: Dancing in Bubbles

 
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(Played some classical music, it was a ballroom in my imagination at least!)