Story Time

Monsters
Submitted by: Tina Russell, Parker Williams
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
There's a Nightmare in My Closet by:Mercer Mayer
At bedtime a boy confronts the nightmare in his closet and finds him not so terrifying after all.
The Woods by:Paul Hoppe
When a boy can't find his favorite stuffed bunny, he heads into the woods to find it.
Molly and the Night Monster by:Chris Wormell
Worried by a sound on the steps in the middle of the night, Molly snags a surprising beast with her monster-catcher.
No Ghost Under My Bed by:Guido Van Genechten
When a little penguin named Jake becomes afraid of strange noises in his room at night, he calls his father to check out the situation, and when everything from the curtain to the wardrobe and toy box has been checked, Jake feels comforted that all of the ghosts are gone and prepares to sleep.
Songs
Craft
Paper plate monsters

Supplies needed:
a paper plate for each child
crayons
glue
scrap paper

Each child creates a monster using the paper plate as face and scrap paper and crayons for embellishment.