Story Time

Halloween
Submitted by: Chrissy, Tomball
Audience
• Toddler
Books
Halloween Mice by:Bethany Roberts
Watch the mice have fun at their Halloween Party with a surprise for the cat!
Moonlight the Halloween Cat by:Cynthia Rylant
See the little black cat enjoy Halloween with her own little treat!
Sweets and Treats by:Toni Trent Parker
See some adorable kids in cute costumes. Simple text makes this book a treat!
Songs
The Ghost Fingerplay
I saw a ghost (fingers circle eyes)
He saw me too (point to yourself)
I waved at him (wave your hand)
But he said, "BOO!" (try to scare person next to you)

Jack O. Happy

This is Jack O. Happy. (smile)
This is Jack O. Sad. (frown)
This is Jack O. Spooky. (open mouth and look frightened.)
This is Jack O. Mad. (make angry face)
This is Jack in pieces small. (open up hands)
But in a pie hes best of all. (pat tummy)

What do monsters do?
What do monsters do?
They stretch and touch their toes.

What do monsters do?
They comb their purple hair.

What do monsters do?
They stick out their green tongues.

What do monsters do?
They brush their teeth with a broom.

What do monsters do?
They rub their yellow eyes.

What do monsters do?
They wiggle their orange ears.

Boy, am I glad that I'm not a monster!

Craft
Create a pumpkin from orange and green construction paper with this template from http://www.dltk-holidays.com/halloween/mscissor-skills.htm Punch a hole in the stem. Use yarn to make a necklace.
Other
Give each child a bag of plain M&M's with mom's permission.
Notes
All fingerplays come from http://www.preschooleducation.com/shalloween.shtml