DIY Storytime – Gulp!

Enjoy this Do-It-Yourself Storytime on the theme of
Gulp!
Whenever is convenient for your family.

BOOKS:

book this book just ate my dog

This Book Just Ate My Dog
• Written and illustrated by Richard Byrne
• Published by Henry Holt & Company
• Presented by simicrane
After her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But then, everything else disappears!
https://video.link/w/kiYic
CraftnHome has instructions for making an accordion dog.
https://www.craftnhome.com/stretchy-accordion-dog.html

 

book bark georgeBark George
• Written by and illustrated by Jules Feiffer
• Published by HarperCollins
• Presented by Kidz Digital
When George can’t seem to bark like a normal dog, his mother takes him to the vet.
https://video.link/w/rayac
MakingeLarningFun.com has lots of activities to go with Bark George:
https://www.makinglearningfun.com/themepages/BarkGeorgeLiteracyIdeas.htm

 

book my little sister just ate one hareMy Little Sister Ate One Hare
• Written by Bill Grossman
• Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
• Published by Crown Books for Young Readers
• Presented by Hudson Valley LBGTQ Center
How many crazy things can my little sister eat?
https://video.link/w/ajYic
Here are two printable animals counting activities from the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:
http://mcagfair.com/data/upfiles/media/Counting.pdf
http://mcagfair.com/data/upfiles/media/counting.png

SONGS:

Slippery Fish by Kinder Tunes
https://video.link/w/ikYic

Let’s Eat Some Worms by Freddy Apple
https://video.link/w/FkYic

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly – book by Simms Taback, sung by Cyndy Lauper
https://video.link/w/ulYic

RHYMES AND FINGERPLAYS:

Boa Constrictor by Shel Silverstein
(To make this into a movement activity, sit on the floor with your feet straight out and a blanket beyond your feet. At each verse, move the blanket up to cover the body part that is mentioned.)

Oh, I’m being swallowed by a boa constrictor
A boa constrictor
A boa constrictor.
I’m being swallowed by a boa constrictor and I don’t like it – one bit.
Well, what do you know?
It’s nibblin’ my toe. (pull blanket up to cover toes)
Oh, gee,
It’s up to my knee. (pull blanket up to cover knees)
Oh my,
It’s up to my thigh. (pull blanket up to hips)
Oh, fiddle,
It’s up to my middle. (pull blanket up to chest)
Oh, heck,
It’s up to my neck. (pull blanket up to neck)
Oh, dread,
It’s up to my…. (pull blanket up over your head)

Five Little Birdies

Five little birdies singing in a tree (hold up 5 fingers)
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me!”
Along came the crocodile, quiet as can be… (hold arms straight out like a crocodile mouth)
SNAP! (open and close arms like a mouth)

Four little birdies singing in a tree (hold up 4 fingers)
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me!”
Along came the crocodile, quiet as can be… (hold arms straight out together like a crocodile mouth)
SNAP! (open and close arms like a mouth)

Three little birdies singing in a tree (hold up 3 fingers)
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me!”
Along came the crocodile, quiet as can be… (hold arms straight out together like a crocodile mouth)
SNAP! (open and close arms like a mouth)

Two little birdies singing in a tree (hold up 2 fingers)
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me!”
Along came the crocodile, quiet as can be… (hold arms straight out together like a crocodile mouth)
SNAP! (open and close arms like a mouth)

One little birdie singing in a tree (hold up 1 finger)
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, “You can’t catch me!”
Along came the crocodile, quiet as can be… (hold arms straight out together like a crocodile mouth)
SNAP! (open and close arms like a mouth)

No more birdies singing in the tree!

The Goops
by Gillette Burgess

The Goops they lick their fingers
And the Goops they lick their knives:
They spill their broth on the tablecloth
Oh, they lead disgusting lives!
The Goops they talk while eating,
And loud and fast they chew;
And that is why I’m glad that I
Am not a Goop, are you?
The Goops are gluttonous and rude
They gug and gumble with their food
They throw their crumbs upon the floor
And at dessert they tease for more.
They will not eat their soup or bread
But like to gobble sweets instead.
And this is why I oft decline
When I am asked to stay and dine.

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