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Share a Story: Teamwork Storytime

 

Did you miss our Teamwork Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions so you can create your own storytime at home, complete with songs and stories!

From Storytime

The little red hen by Byron Barton

Will the little red hen get any help so she can make her delicious bread?

 

THE ELEPHANT TEAM

     One elephant went out one day, to clean up a really big mess she made.

     She had such enormous fun, that she called for another elephant to come.

     [keep adding elephants until…]

     Five elephants went out one day, to clean up a really big mess they made.

     They had such enormous fun, and they had so much help they soon were done.

 

We did a feltkit version of "The Enormous Turnip," and all worked together to pull that gigantic vegetable out of the ground.

 

WORKING TOGETHER (From Miss Katy)

     I'm the shoe brush [hold up one hand]
     I'm the shoe [hold up the other hand]
     Together we can polish true
     Brush, brush, brush [Do a brushing motion on feet or shoes]

 

     I'm the dustpan [hold up one hand]
     I'm the broom [hold up the other hand]
     Together we can sweep a room 
     Sweep, sweep, sweep [Pretend to sweep a broom into a dustpan]

 

     I’m the spoon [hold up one hand]

     I’m the pot [hold up the other hand]

     Together we make great food hot

     Stir, stir, stir [Stir your delicious food]

 

     I’m the driver [hold up one hand]

     I’m the car [hold up the other hand]

     Together we can drive you far

     Vroom, vroom, vroom [Drive like a maniac]

 

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Thank you, Omu! by Oge Mora

Omu's generosity inspires a cooperative thank you.

Red Knit Cap Girl leads the way as the animals of the forest, even fox, work together to create a resource for everyone to use.

 

THE MORE WE WORK TOGETHER

     The more we work together, together, together

     The more we work together the happier we’ll be.

     ‘Cause your hands are helping, and my hands are helping

     The more we work together, the happier we’ll be.

Honk! Splat! Vroom! by Barry Gott

Mice in a mice race are in it for themselves, until they see the hazards that await.

Duck & Goose by Tad Hills

Duck and Goose team up to take care of an egg... is that an egg?

Up the creek by Nicholas Oldland

When you're up the creek, it's good to know you have some good friends by your side.