Story Time

Picnics
Submitted by: Carrie VanHorn, Baldwin Boettcher
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
Freda Plans a Picnic by:Stuart J Murphy
Freda has a picnic in the backyard with her friends.
Peanut and Pearl's Picnic Adventure by:Rebecca Kai Dotlich
It is an "I can Read!" book.
Picnic by:Emily Arnold McCully
A little mouse gets lost on the way to a family picnic.
We're Going on a Picnic! by:Pat Hutchins
Hen, Duck and Goose go on a picnic, but have trouble deciding on where to stop and eat.
The Best Picnic Ever by:Clare Jarrett
Jack and his mom host the best picnic ever.
Once Upon a Picnic by:John Prater
While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things
The Most Perfect Spot by:Diane Goode
Jack tries to have a perfect picnic with his mother, but things do not turn out as they expected.
Songs
Picnic Day
Sing a song of picnics
bread and butter spread
greenery all around about,
and cherries over head!
by Round Rock Library System
Craft
Picnic item coloring pages from www.coloring-pages-kids.com Gave the children a large piece of butcher paper. Gave the the choice of coloring, cutting and pasting their picnic on the paper or creating their own picnic board from the color pages provided.
Notes
This story time was developed due to the Brain Train by a Baldwin Boettcher staff member.