Story Time

Food
Submitted by: , Kingwood
Audience
• Toddler
Books
Hunky Dory Ate It by:Evans, Katie
Rhyming story of a small Dog who eats everything he can get his mouth on.
Lunch by:Fleming, Denise
A small Mouse eats an enormous meal of colourful foods. Will work in colour and mice themed storytimes.
One Little Spoonful by:Aliki
A mother uses a rhyming game to feed a reluctant baby.
Crunch Munch by:London, Jonathan
Tells about how various animals eat.
Songs
Hello (sung to Frere Jacques)
Hello Bryan, Hello Bryan
How are you? How are you?
We're so glad to see you,
We're so glad to see you,
At Toddler Time, At Toddler Time

(Roll Large Fuzzy ball to child as you sing to them)
Open Them Close Them
Open them close them, (open &close hands)
Open them close them
Give a little clap (Clap)

Open them,close them
Open them,close them
Put'em in your lap
(walk fingers to lap hurriedly)

Creep them up
Creep them up, under your chin
Open your mouth, but don't put them in (Shake head and hide hands behind back)

Open them close them
Open them close them, give a little clap,
open them close them put them in your lap.
open them close them
Mix a Pancake
Mix a pancake (make stirring motion)
Stir a pancake
Pop it in the pan (pouring motion)
Fry the Pancake (hold skillet)
Toss the Pancake (make tossing motion with "pan")
Catch it if you can (catch pancake in "pan")
Doughnut
Here is a doughnut (Make circle with
fingers)
Round and fat
There's a hole in the middle (Hold circle up to eye)
But you can't eat that! (Shake head)
Goodbye Song (sung to Good Night Ladies)
Goodnight, Bryan, goodnight, Shelly, goodnight,Andy,
We're sad to see you go.
Notes
We start with the Hello Song, then Open Them Close Them. We alternate between reading a book, then doing a rhyme/song. At the end, children and mother read together from a board book collection saved especially for Toddler Time, and finish with the Goodbye Song.