DIY Storytime – Summer

Enjoy this DIY Storytime on the theme of Summer whenever is convenient.

Do-It-Yourself Storytime
SUMMER

BOOKS:

BOOK I SEE SUMMERI See Summer
• Written by Charles Chigna
• Illustrated by Agnieszka Jatkowska
• Published by Picture Window Books
• Presented by Stories for Kids
A child lists the sights of summer.
https://video.link/w/9Mx3c
Hands On As We Grow has lots of Simple Summer Activities for Preschoolers:
https://handsonaswegrow.com/summer-activities-preschoolers/

 

book day at the beachDay at the Beach
• Written and illustrated by Tom Booth
• Published by Aladdin
• Presented by ABC Read to Me
Gideon wants to build the biggest and best castle ever by himself, without his little sister.
https://video.link/w/EMx3c
No Time for Flash Cards has several Beach Activities for Preschool:
https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2018/07/beach-activities-for-preschool.html

 

book mouse's first summerMouse’s First Summer
• Written by Lauren Thompson
• Illustrated by Buket Erdogan
• Published by Simon & Schuster
• Presented by Me-me’s Reading Time
Mouse and Minka enjoy a summer day.
https://video.link/w/MMx3c

 

 

ct summer at the museumFREE MUSEUM ADMISSION FOR CT CHILDREN – HERE’S THE LIST

Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program in July and August 2021. For a list of participating museums, look here:
Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids | Visit CT (ctvisit.com)

SONGS:

Summer Anthem Song with Sesame Street
https://video.link/w/PMx3c

In the Summer Sun by Elephant English
https://video.link/w/RMx3c

Summer by the Onyx Family
https://video.link/w/UMx3c

RHYMES AND FINGERPLAYS:

The Sunscreen Hokey Pokey
(tune: The Hokey Pokey)

Hold your right arm out (hold out right arm)
Pour some sunscreen on (pretend to pour sun lotion on arm)
Rub it in real good (use left hand to rub right arm)
Rub it all up and down.
Protect your skin with sunscreen (clap hands)
So you will not get burned
And then have fun in the sun. (hold arms up in a circle above head for the sun)

Hold your left arm out (hold out left arm)
Pour some sunscreen on (pretend to pour sun lotion on arm)
Rub it in real good (use left hand to rub right arm)
Rub it all up and down.
Protect your skin with sunscreen (clap hands)
So you will not get burned
And then have fun in the sun. (hold arms up in a circle above head for the sun)

Hold your right leg out (hold out right leg)
Pour some sunscreen on (pretend to pour sun lotion on leg)
Rub it in real good (use left hand to rub right arm)
Rub it all up and down.
Protect your skin with sunscreen (clap hands)
So you will not get burned
And then have fun in the sun. (hold arms up in a circle above head for the sun)

Hold your left leg out (hold out left leg)
Pour some sunscreen on (pretend to pour sun lotion on leg)
Rub it in real good (use left hand to rub right arm)
Rub it all up and down.
Protect your skin with sunscreen (clap hands)
So you will not get burned
And then have fun in the sun. (hold arms up in a circle above head for the sun)

Hold your face up (head up)
Pour some sunscreen on (pretend to pour sun lotion in your hand)
Rub it in real good (use left hand to rub right arm)
Rub it all up and down.
Protect your skin with sunscreen (clap hands)
So you will not get burned
And then have fun in the sun. (hold arms up in a circle above head for the sun)

We’re Going to the Beach

We’re going to the beach (march in place)
What will we do?
Build a sandcastle (pretend to dig in sand)
That’s what we’ll do.

We’re going to the beach (march in place)
What will we do?
Swim in the water (pretend to swim)
That’s what we’ll do.

We’re going to the beach (march in place)
What will we do?
Look for some shells (look on ground)
That’s what we’ll do.

We’re going to the beach (march in place)
What will we do?
Eat an ice cream cone (pretend to lick ice cream cone)
That’s what we’ll do.

(Add other things you can do at the beach.)

Summer Clothes
(tune: The Farmer in the Dell)

I like to wear my shorts
I like to wear my shorts
In the summer when it’s hot
I like to wear my shorts.

I like to wear my t-shirt
I like to wear my t-shirt
In the summer when it’s hot
I like to wear my t-shirt.

I like to wear my swimsuit
I like to wear my swimsuit
In the summer when it’s hot
I like to wear my swimsuit.

I like to wear my flip-flops
I like to wear my flip-flops
In the summer when it’s hot
I like to wear my flip-flops.

Don’t have to wear a coat
Don’t have to wear a coat
In the summer when it’s hot
Don’t have to wear a coat.

summer coloring page

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