Story Time

Pets
Submitted by: Victor Schill, Fairbanks
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Can I Keep Him? by:Kellogg, Steven
Arnold keeps asking his mother if he can have an unusual pet (such as a tiger cub) but she objects to every one until Arnold asks if he can keep a person as his best friend.
A Boy Wants A Dinosaur by:Oram, Hiawyn
Alex does not want just any ordinary pet, but tells his grandfather that he wants a dinosaur for a pet.
An Octopus Followed Me Home by:Yaccarino, Dan
A girl brings home an octopus and asks to keep it. But her father reminds her of all the other animals she has brought home for pets and the trouble they have caused.
The Birthday Fish by:Yaccarino, Dan
Cynthia keeps asking for a pony for her birthday, but when she receives a talking goldfish for her birthday she changes her mind.
Songs
Doggy With a Bone
(tune: If You're Happy and You Know It):
Oh, I wish I was a doggy with a bone.
Oh, I wish I was a doggy with a bone.
Oh, wouldn't I delight, I would how day and night.
Oh, I wish I was a doggy with a bone.
Craft
Dog toilet paper roll craft. For materials and template pattern, access this url:
http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mdog.htm