Story Time

Fall
Submitted by: Josie, Barbara Bush
Audience
• Bi-lingual
Books
Weather/El Tiempo by:Beaton, Clare
Descriptions of words pertaining about the weather.
Hojas vienen, hojas van by:Fleming, Maria
This is a story that describes children enjoying the autumn season.
El primer oto-no de Clifford by:Birdwell, Norman
This is Clifford's first autumn. The book describes the variety of ways which Clifford enjoys the autumn season.
Songs
Las Hojas se caeran
Tune: London Bridges is Falling Down

Las hojas se caeran (Wiggle fingers in a downward motion)
Las hojas se caeran y pronto en el suelo estaran (Wiggle fingers in downward motion until you touch the ground)

Title of book: The bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories, and Fingerplays
author: Pam Schiller, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby
Autumn Leaves are Falling Down
Tune: London Bridges is falling down

Autumn Leaves are falling down,
Fallin down, falling down. (Wiggle fingers in downward motion.)
Autumn Leaves are falling down
Gently to the ground. (Wiggle fingers in downward motion until you touch the ground.)

Title of book: The bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories, and Fingerplays
author: Pam Schiller, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby
The Leaves
The leaves moving to and fro, (Move your hands back and forth.)
Red,brown, orange, and yellow (Count your fingers)
Swaying gently then they fall (flutter your fingers moving hands downward.)
Soon they will fall-all of them-all. (Put hands on the floor)

Title of book: The bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories, and Fingerplays
author: Pam Schiller, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby
Craft
http://www.preschoolrainbow.org/preschool-fall.htm

My Leaf Book of Fall Leaves
1. Use fall colors of construction paper, 4 white sheets of copy paper
2. Create a book out of the sheets of paper
3. Allow the children to decorate and put different color leaves in the book.
4. If you chose you can insert a poem in the front of the book.