DIY Storytime – Mother’s Day

Do-It-Yourself Storytime
Theme – Mother’s Day

Enjoy a Do-It-Yourself Mother’s Day storytime whenever you like!*

BOOKS:

my mother bookStory: My Mother Is So Smart
• Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
• Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons
• Read by Kellie Wilson
A little boy tells everyone about his smart mother.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9FNqw1xVnA
How to draw a heart with wings for Mom by Art for Kids:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prfYjiYyCA8

 

is your mama bookStory: Is Your Mama a Llama?
• Written by Deborah Guarino
• Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
• Published by Scholastic Inc.
• Read by Amy Madigan
A little llama asks all his animal friends about their mothers.
Story and activities at:
https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0078pr/story?authCtx=U.794217314
Read about real animal babies at:
https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0078pr/start?authCtx=U.794217314
NOTE: If you get a screen asking you the log in, click here:
https://www.scholastic.com/content/corp-home/covid-19statement.html
and scroll down to Scholastic Learn at Home and click on the link.
Choose: PreK and Kindergarten, Week 1, and scroll down to the book.

what not to give bookStory: What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day
• Written by Martha Simpson
• Illustrated by Jana Christy
• Published by Two Lions/Amazon Children’s Publishing
• Presented by Grandma’s House
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCrli4vGmAU
Make a Mother’s Day card based on this book:
http://www.martha-seif-simpson.com/attachments/Mothers_Day_Card.pdf

SONGS:

Happy Mother’s Day – I Love You
By Miss Linky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ-h6WCVm6Q

Mommy And Me – A Mother’s Day Song
By Patty Shukla
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL-q98KNcOg

You’re My Mommy
By BabyFirst
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpFIUk6BNwA

SONGS & FINGERPLAYS:

Oh, the Mom She Calls Her Baby
(sing to: “She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain”)

Oh the cat she calls her baby little kitten.
Oh the cat she calls her baby little kitten.
Oh the cat she calls her baby,
Oh the cat she calls her baby
Oh the cat she calls her baby little kitten.

(Fill in the blanks with these other animals)

Dog … puppy Goat … kid
Cow … calf Pig … piglet
Duck … duckling Bear … cub
Horse … foal Kangaroo … joey
Sheep … lamb Frog … tadpole
Mouse…pinky Elephant…calf
Alligator…hatchling Tiger…cub
Zebra…foal Hen…chick
Gorilla…infant Giraffe…calf

M-O-M-M-Y
(sing to: “B-I-N-G-O”)

There is a person that I love and Mommy is her name-o
M-O-M-M-Y, M-O-M-M-Y, M-O-M-M-Y,
And Mommy is her name-o.

Mother My Darling
(sing to: “Rockabye Baby”)

Mother my darling, mother my dear
I love you so much, each day of the year
You are so sweet, and you are so kind
And I am so glad that you are mine!

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