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Sweet Treats
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
The Cow Loves Cookies by:Karma Wilson
While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best.
Arnie the Doughnut by:Laurie Keller
Arnie the talking doughnut convinces Mr. Bing that not all doughnuts are meant to be eaten.
Fortune Cookie Fortunes by:Grace Lin
After a young Chinese American girl opens fortune cookies with her family, she notices that the fortunes seem to come true. Includes brief notes on the history of the fortune cookie.
A Little Bit of Love by:Cynthia Platt
After small mouse asks his mother for something to nibble on, his mother takes him with her as she gathers honey, flour, berries, and cream, explaing how they're all going to be part of a special treat..
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by:Laura Numeroff
A series of increasingly far-fetched events might occur if someone were to give a cupcake to a cat..
Little Mouse and The Big Cupcake by:Thomas Taylor
When one small mouse finds one big cupcake, he wonders how he will get it home because it's much too heavy for him to carry; one by one, Little Mouse asks his animal friends to help and they all agree, but only after taking a nibble of the yummy treat..
Penguin and The Cupcake by:Ashley Spires
Bored with eating nothing but fish his entire life, an adventurous penguin leaves Antarctica and journeys north to dine on a more colorful and tasty treat--meeting new friends, sharing tales, and having the time of his life along the way!..
The Library Gingerbread Man by:Dotti Enderle
"The exasperating Gingerbread Man, famous for leading a host of townsfolk and animals in a wild chase about the countryside, lives at 398.2 on the library shelves. But the Gingerbread Man is not the type of cookie that stays in one place for very long, and one day he just can't help himself. With a leap and a whoosh, he escapes the librarian's grasp, and the chase for the wily Gingerbread Man is on again!"--Dust jacket.

Who Ate All The Cookie Dough? by:Karen Beaumont


Kanga and her friends try to discover who ate all of her cookie dough..
Apple Pie ABC by:Alison Murray
A story about a girl baking an apple pie and a puppy observing the activities teaches the letters of the alphabet.
Songs
Great Big Cookie
I am a great big cookie,
(circle hands over head)

Chocolately and round,
(extend hands out to sides)

Filled with lots of chocolate chips,
(point to chips)

The best that can be found.
(rub tummy)

I am a great big cookie,
(circle hands over head)

Take a bite of me.
(make chewing motions)

Tasty, sweet, delicious,
(extend hands out to sides)

I'm oh-so-yummy!
(rub tummy)

I WAS a great big cookie,
(circle hands over head)

The very best around.
(extend hands out to sides)

Now there's nothing left of me,
(shake head)

Just crumbs upon the ground.
(sit down)

Five Cookies
Five little cookies in the bakery shop.
Shining bright with the sugar on top.
Along comes _________ with a nickel to pay.
He/She buys a cookie and takes it away.
(continue with four, three, two and one.)
Ice Cream
I scream,
You scream
We all scream
For ice cream!
Bears Eat Honey
A bear eats honey (pretend to eat)
He thinks it's yummy
In his tummy (rub tummy)
But the bees don't think it's funny
Buzzzzzzzzzzz! (make hand buzz around like a bee)
Craft
Kids Cookie-Decorating Party
http://thestir.cafemom.com/food_party/1260/How_to_Have_a_Kids
Notes
Because each group of children has different needs and interests, I have provided more books than you will need in a single storytime. Enjoy!