Saturday, August 31, 2013

Storytime About Food


Denise Fleming's Lunch as a puppet and flannel story

Toddler Read Alouds

Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson
Hi, Pizza Man by Virginia Walter
Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood
Lunch by Denise Fleming
Mmm... Let's Eat by Libby Kopenen -- great NEW book
Too Pickley by Jean Reidy
Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Worms for Lunch by Leonid Gore

Preschool Read Alouds

Bob and Rob and Corn on the Cob by Todd McQueen (2014)
Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
Eats by Matha Jocelyn
Gobble It Up by Jim Arnosky
Go Go Grapes by April Pulley Sayre
Hungry Bird by Jeremy Tankard (2016)
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff
I'll Wait, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony (2016)
Little Apple Goat by Caroline Church
Mouse Went Out to Get a Snack by Lyn McFarland
Snack Time for Confetti by Kali Stileman
Soup for One by Ethan Long
There's a Giraffe in My Soup by Ross Burach (2016)
Today is Monday by Eric Carle
Who Ate All the Cookie Dough?  by Karen Beaumont

School Age Read Alouds

Bad Apple by Edward Hemingway
Burger Boy by Alan Durant
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Little Sweet Potato by Amy Beth Bloom
Pie Went By by Carolyn Dunn
Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann
Thelonius Monster's Sky High Fly Pie by Judy Sierra
Too Many Cooks by Margaret McNamara
Ugly Pie by Lisa Wheeler
Wild Boars Cook by Meg Rosoff
Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza

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Flannels, Songs and Story Extensions

Flannel, Puppet and Prop Stories

Big Carrot
Flip Flap Jack
Very Hungry Caterpillar    

Fruit Props

I like _________, how about you?
Let's eat and eat 'til the day is through!
Okay, kids, we've had enough -
It's time to eat some other stuff!
(repeat with different food props)

“Rabbit Loves Carrots”

Duck likes bread and dog likes bones… but rabbit loves carrots!
Repeat with other animals, and have Toddlers feed rabbit a carrot at the end

Five Red Strawberries Flannel

Five red strawberries, sweet to the core,
Bear came and ate one and then there were four.

Four red strawberries, growing near a tree,
Bear came and ate one and then there were three.

Three red strawberries, for you and you and you,
Bear came and ate one and then there were two.

Two red strawberries, sitting in the sun,
Bear came and ate one and then there was one.

One red strawberry, left all alone,
Bear came and ate it and then there were none.

Let’s Go and Pack a Picnic

 (Tune: Bear Went Over the Mountain)

Let’s go and pack a picnic
Let’s go and pack a picnic
Let’s go and pack a picnic
So we’ll have food to eat

Who will bring the chicken?
Who will bring the chicken?
Who will bring the chicken?
So we’ll have food to eat

Repeat with:
• Who will bring the cupcakes?
• Who will bring the watermelon?
• Who will bring the lemonade?

We all went on a picnic
We all went on a picnic
We all went on a picnic
And now it’s time to eat

Picnic Time Chant with Props

Going on a picnic,
Gotta pack a lunch.
What should we bring to munch, munch, munch?

Let's bring sandwiches,
Sandwiches, sandwiches.
Let's bring sandwiches to munch, munch, munch

(repeat with other plastic food items)

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