12 October 2017
I did a storytime about crayons for my "back to school" storytime this year. Our craft involved making "crayons" out of colored craft sticks and pipe cleaners, so these crayons could be used by the children to reenact the stories about anthropomorphic crayons that we read.
Opening Rhyme: Open Them, Shut Them
Rhyme: Two Little Blackbirds
Book: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin
Song: "If You're Happy and You Know It"
Book: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Felt Board: Dinosaur, Dinosaur
Song: "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes"
Book: Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall