Birth - 7th Grade

2020 Summer Reading Children
  1. Walkers and wigglers
  2. Baby Lapsit
  3. Movers and shakers
  4. Afternoon adventures
  5. Once upon a stem
  6. Summer fun for all

Week 4: Mother Goose Land!

I hope you enjoyed this week’s theme, Mother Goose! Here is another book that you might enjoy:  

Sylvia long mother gooseSylvia Long’s Mother Goose by Sylvia Long
Classic rhymes with cute illustrations.


Fun Song:

Old McDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O
And on that farm she had a cow, E-I-E-I-O
With a moo, moo here,
And a moo, moo, there
Here a moo, there a moo,
Everywhere a moo, moo.
Old McDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O.

See how many animals you can come up with!


Week 3: The land of Kings and Queens

I hope you enjoyed this week’s theme, Land of Kings and Queens! Here is another book that you might enjoy:  

king baby Opens in new windowKing Baby by Kate Beaton
This baby makes demands of his loyal subjects, his parents.


Movement Rhyme (tune of “The Wheels on the Bus”):

The wings of the dragon go up and down, up and down, up and down.
The wings of the dragon go up and down, all through the land.

The princess in the tower twirls around, twirls around, twirls around.
The princess in the tower twirls around, all through the land.

The knight gallops his horse, gallops his horse, gallops his horse.
The knight gallops his horse, all through the land.

The people in the kingdom jump and shout, jump and shout, jump and shout.
The people in the kingdom jump and shout, all through the land.


Week 2: The land of make believe

I hope you enjoyed this week’s theme, Make Believe! Here is another book that you might enjoy:  

Harold and the purple Crayon Opens in new windowHarold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Harold goes for a walk with nothing but his purple crayon and imagination.


Movement Rhyme (tune of “Do Your ears Hang Low”):

Can you wiggle like a worm?
Can you squiggle?
Can you squirm?
Can you flutter? Can you fly, like a gentle butterfly?
Can you crawl upon the ground like a beetle that is round?
Can you move with me?

Can you flip?
Can you flop?
Can you give a little hop?
Can you slither like a snake?
Can you give a little shake?
Can you dance like a bee who is buzzing around a tree?
Can you move with me?


Week 1: Mythical Creature

I hope you enjoyed this week’s theme, Mythical Creatures! Here is another book that you might enjoy:  

Thelma the Unicom Opens in new windowThelma the Unicorn by Aaron Blabey
Thelma is a…horse? Unicorn? Whatever she is, she’s happiest being herself.


Movement Song (tune of “Frere Jacques”):

Fairies fly, fairies fly                   (wiggle fingers and move hands in the air)
All around, all around                (move hands around in the air)
Fairies fly up high                      (move hands up high)
Fairies fly down low                   (move hands low)
All around, all around                (move hands around in the air)