DIY Storytime – Mother’s Day

Enjoy this very special Do-It-Yourself Storytime on Mother’s Day whenever is convenient for your family.

BOOKS:

book my mother is so smart

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

 

book is your mama a llamaIs Your Mama a Llama?
• Written by Deborah Guarino
• Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
• Published by Scholastic Inc.
• Presented by Readers Are Leaders
A little llama asks all his animal friends about their mothers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft0j76pIrhQ
All About Learning Press has a printable game to teach children baby animal names:
https://blog.allaboutlearningpress.com/baby-animal-names/

 

What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day
• Written by Martha Simpson book what not to give your mom on mother's day (Yes, Stratford’s Head of Children’s Services is a published author!)
• Illustrated by Jana Christy
• Published by Two Lions/Amazon Children’s Publishing
• Presented by Stratford Library
https://video.link/w/y7Ccc
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://video.link/w/tcDcc

Mommy And Me – A Mother’s Day Song
By Patty Shukla
https://video.link/w/7dDcc

You’re My Mommy
By BabyFirst
https://video.link/w/HeDcc

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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