Monday, April 18, 2022

Button, Buttons and more Buttons Theme Preschool & Toddler Storytime!

Button, Buttons and more Buttons Theme for Preschool and Toddler Storytime! 

Show some example buttons- different colors, shapes and sizes and talk to kids about them. Ask Simple questions about colors or shapes or sizes. 

Does anyone in the room have buttons on their clothes like a shirt?

What if there was a special button on the wall? ask a question like what would you want that button to do? Well, we are about to find out about some special buttons in our stories today at Storytime! Let's have some fun and press some buttons together!

READ:The Button Book By Sally Nicholls 
Don't Push The Button By Bill CotterPress Here By Herve Tullet
The Good for Nothing Button By Mo Willems
Pete the Cat and His 4 groovy Buttons By Eric

Sing Songs Or Rhymes:
1. If your happy and you know it (clap hands, stomp feet, shout hooray)
2. We can’t wait to celebrate #2 (Jim Gill  CD)
3. Itsy Bitsy Spider Song with (Egg shakers) 
4. Shake your sillies #13 (Raffi CD - green disc #13 ) (use with egg shakers )
5. Silly Dance Contest # 8 (Jim Gill CD) with color scarves 
PLAY --Parachute Fun:   Use colored parachute and unfold it out &have everyone hold handles & lift up above head and play peek-a-boo. Then hold handles and walk in a circle singing “ring around the rosie”  
ring around the rosie
 pocket full of posies 
ashes ashes we all fall down! (everyone bend down low to ground or fall)
children  go under the parachute  while parents lift it up
Have kids help put balls on and shake them up 

Parachute for play

Buttons activities to use with Pete the Cat and his 4 groovy buttons ( credit to hands on learning to life over c's

Don't Push the Button Book Stick Puppet Activity Credit to the The Tucson Puppet Lady

Don't push this button Obstacle Course ( Credit from the Lego Librarian)

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