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Rain
Submitted by: Akhila Bhat, Barbara Bush
Audience
• Toddler
Books
Raindrop, Plop! by:Wendy Cheyette Lewison
A book of counting various things to do on a rainey day.
Thirsty Thursday by:Phyllis Root
Everyone is dry and thirsty on Bonnie Bumbles farm, especially the flowers. Bonnie Bumble finds a way to make it rain.
Rain Dance by:Kathi Appelt
A counting rhyme in which animals react to rain
Songs
Ten Little Umbrellas and Ten Little Rain Drops
I found this rhyme on this blog which would work great for this storytime theme.

http://fallingflannelboards.wordpress.com/tag/storytime-2/
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Craft
For the toddler I gave out little umbrellas that were traced, cut out, and taped to popsicle sticks. The umbrellas were decorated with dotted stickers.