Story Time

Bubble Gum
Submitted by: Liz Pujol, Galena Park
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Trouble Gum by:Matthew Cordell
A very active little pig breaks his motherís rules about chewing gum in the house and ends up getting himself and his younger brother into trouble.
Gum Chewing Rattler by:Joe Hayes
This is a tall tale of a boy whose gum chewing habit saves him from a deadly snake bite.
The Bubble Gum Kid by:Stu Smith
This story is about a boy who loved to chew gum and how he uses his gum chewing skills to save the day from the school bully.
Wanda and the Oblahlahs by:Joseph Sutton
The story is of a little girl who is always chewing gum. She chews gum when she plays with her dog, when she plays with her brother, at school and she would even chew gum while sleeping if she could. Her parents are strict about one rule; she has to throw her gum away every night at bed time, if not the Oblahlahs (little bacteria like creatures) will invade her mouth and take her voice. See what happens when she does not listen to her parents.
Songs
Chewing Gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
My mother gave me a dollar
To buy a collar
I didnít buy a collar
I bought some chewing gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
My mother gave me a quarter
To buy some water
I didnít buy some water
I bought some chewing gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
My mother gave me a dime
To buy a lime
I didnít buy a lime
I bought some chewing gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
My mother gave me a nickel
To buy a pickle
I didnít buy a pickle
I bought some chewing gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
My mother gave me a penny
To give to Lenny
I didnít give it to Lenny
I bought some chewing gum
Na na na na na chewing gum (x4)
Bubble Gum
Reach into your pockets and pull out your bubblegum.
Unwrap it, put it in your mouth, chew it and blow a huge bubble.
Bigger, bigger, bigger, ready, it's going to pop. POP!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands together.
Oh, we're stuck.
Ready, unstick! Uh!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our ears.
Can you hear me?
Ready, unstick! Uh!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our hips.
That's your attitude look.
Ready, unstick! Uh!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our lips together.
Mmmmm...
Ready, unstick! Pop!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our elbows.
It's the sticky hug. Uh! Uh!
Ready, unstick!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our head.
Uh-oh. Now we got gum in our hair.
Ready, unstick! Uh! Ow!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our back.
Reach for it, you got to be stretchy.
Ready, unstick! Uh! Whew!

Allright, now we're going to get all stuck together we are not going to unstick until we are a big gooey mess! Here we go!

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our hands to our face.
We're just going to leave them there.
Here we go.

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our fingers to our nose.
Reach for it. Good work.
Here we go.

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our teeth together.
Ok, you can still sing like this.

Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum.
Sticky, sticky, sticky bubblegum, sticking our eyes shut.
Oh! Allright we got to unstick everything.
Ready, unstick everything.Uh!
Wipe it off, it's special gum it come off.
Take what's left out of your mouth, wrap it up in its wrapper, put it in the garbage can.

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Craft
Paper Gumball Machine Craft
Cut out a large white circle, one large red rectangle, and small different color circle for the gumballs. Glue the white circle on top of the rectangle ( to look like a gumball machine)and then the color circles on the white large circle. You can have the children make a pattern, or put their favorite number of gumballs in the machine.