Preschool Format

Preschool Time is for ages 3 to 5 years

Welcome to the Library
Welcome to the Library
Welcome to the library
Welcome to the library
I’m glad to see you here
My name is Miss _____
My name is Miss _____
We are here for STORYTIME (shout)
I’m glad to see you here
--Miss Lucy

Hello, How Are You?
Hello, how are you?
Hello, how are you?
Hello, how are you?
How are you today?
I am fine, how about you?
I am fine, how about you?
I am fine, how about you?
How are you today?
(repeat verse 1)
It’s good to see (child’s name here)
It’s good to see (child’s name here)
It’s good to see (child’s name here)
How are you today?
(repeat verse 1)

Hi There, So Glad You Came!
Hi there, so glad you came!
Hi there, so glad you came!
Hi there, so glad you came!
One, two, three, let’s shout (theme specific phrase)!
--Miss Lucy

Exercises/Stretches
Stretch out legs, arms, hands. End with hands in front of body.

Open, Shut Them
Open, shut them
Open, shut them
Give a great big clap
Open, shut them
Open, shut them
Put them in your lap
Creep them creep them
To your chin
Creep them creep them
But do not let them in!
(repeat first verse, substitute little for great big)

Book
Ask the preschoolers, “What does the author do for the story? What does the illustrator do for the story?” Their answers are, “The author writes the words and the illustrator draws the pictures.

Song or activity

Song or activity

I Wiggle My Fingers

--from Lapsit Services for the Very Young II by Linda L. Ernst. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc, 2001.

Book

Song or activity based on theme

Collect name tags, hand out craft.   I call on a child who then places their name tag on the chair and collects the craft/coloring sheet

The More We Get Together
The more we get together
Together, together
The more we get together
The happier we’ll be.
‘Cause your friends are my friends
And my friends are your friends
The more we get together
The happier we’ll be.

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    1. Allison, it's sung to "Skip to My Lou" :)

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