Story Time 2022-2023

September 28, 2022 – First day of Story Time: the books read were “Biscuit visits the Pumpkin Patch” and “Five Little Pumpkins”. The Nursery Rhymes enjoyed were “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”. The craft was “Hello Fall – Bear”.

October 5, 2022 – Today at Story Time the color was orange, the Nursery Rhymes played was “One, Two Buckle my Shoe”, “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”, “Hey Diddle, Diddle”, the book read was “Owl Babies” and the craft was a fall football turkey. Everyone had a good time.

October 12th Story Time was about the color Red, circles, squares and apples. The books read were “Apple Picking Day” and “Apples”. The nursery rhymes sang were “Little Miss Muffet”, “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”. The exercise was done using different colored flags and creating circles. The craft was creating apples. Everyone had a great time and received an apple for a snack.

October 26th It was Halloween day at Story Time. The color of the day was orange; shapes were circles, triangles, and square; numbers were one, two and three. Books were “Pumpkins”, “Mouse’s First Halloween”, and “Five Little Pumpkins”. Everyone had a great time.

November 2nd Today in Story Time we had Sherry Jenkins and Liz McBee as special guest. Sherry led them in 2 turkey songs, “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep”, and the “Flag” song. Liz read “Roy the Responsible Rabbit” and talked to them about being responsible. The craft was a Welcome Fall” sign.

November 9th – We had 8 little ones at Story Time today. The songs they sang were “Big Fat Turkey”, “5 Turkeys”, “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, “Ride a Pony”, and “If you are Happy”. The nursery rhymes were “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep”. The books read were “Brown Bear” and “Scarecrow”.

December 6th – We had 9 little ones at Story Time today. The songs they sang were “Opposites”, “Be Happy” and “I’m a Nut”. The nursery rhyme was “Little Miss Muffet”. The book that was read was “The Gingerbread Boy”. They had lots of fun decorating mini gingerbread houses.

December 14 – Story Time today was about Christmas. The books read were “Christmas” and “Big Hungry Bear”, nursery rhyme “Little Miss Muffet”. They made Santa ornaments for their craft project. Everyone picked up their gingerbread houses from last week. Next week to continue with the Christmas theme they will be decorating sugar cookies and learning more about Christmas.

December 21 – Story Time continued the Christmas theme. Denise read “The Christmas Story” and then they moved a little to music. Their craft was decorating sugar cookies. We had seven children, two of which were babies attending their first of many Story Times.

January 4 – Story time started off the new year talking about colors, numbers, shapes and birds. They talked about their body features and what they were used for – eyes, ears, mouth, and nose. They sang several songs and finished the day off making a bird feeder out of pinecones, peanut butter and bird seeds.

January 11 – Story time was about winter, birds and snow. The nursery rhymes were “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep, “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “Little Miss Muffet”. The songs were “I’m a Nut” and “Wally Acha”. The Craft was a snowman’s face.

Story time Wednesday, Jan 25th – stories read were “Brown Bear” and “Three Little Kittens”. The nursery rhymes were “Little Miss Muffet” and “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep”. The craft was making their own mitten ornament.

Story time was so fun today! The two books read were “If You Give a Cookie to a Mouse” and “Happy Valentine’s Mouse”. Denise with them on colors, shapes, counting, names, ages, addresses, months and days. They worked with play dough to help strengthen their fingers. The made valentine book markers.

March Story Time has been exciting reading about Dr. Seuss, sing and dancing to various nursery rhymes, studying colors, shapes and numbers. Various crafts have been created and enjoyed.

March 29 – Story Time was about Easter. The books were “Good Egg” and “Happy Easter Mouse”. Colors, shapes and opposites were gone over. The craft was decorating Easter cookies.

April 19th was our final day of Story Time, we planted vegetables out in the library’s park. They also went to the Beaver County Nursing Home and planted vegetables and flowers for the residence to enjoy.