November 25, 2019 | strande
Did you miss our Rainbow Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions so you can create your own colorful storytime at home, complete with songs and stories.
Don't need a full storytime? Borrow a rhyme when you need a short distraction, or check out these materials and spend a few minutes reading together.
On a rainy day, three children and their grandpa pick vegetables in his garden and then cook and share a delicious meal of his famous Rainbow Stew. Includes recipe.
DRIP DROP WENT THE RAIN IN THE SKY (inspired by jbrary)
Drip drop went the rain in the sky one day, drip drop went the rain in the sky.
Drip drop went the rain in the sky one day, and it all went drip drop drip. But…
We know rain goes [clap] la de la de la [wavey arms]
[clap] la de la de la [wavey arms], [clap] la de la de la [wavey arms]
We know rain goes [clap] la de la de la [wavey arms], it doesn’t drip drop drip.
Shine shine went the sun out of the clouds one day, shine shine went the sun out of the clouds.
Shine shine went the sun out of the clouds one day, and it all went shine shine shine. But…
We know the sun goes [clap] rub a dub a dub [running arms]
[clap] rub a dub a dub [running arms], [clap] rub a dub a dub [running arms]
We know the sun goes [clap] rub a dub a dub [running arms], it doesn’t shine shine shine.
A young girl learns how a rainbow of colors can be made from just three primary colors.
FIVE LITTLE CLOUDS
Five little clouds, raining in a row. [hold up five fingers]
One ran out of rain and blew away, OH NO….. [roll your hands]
The sun came out and a rainbow came into view.
How many clouds are left to drizzle on you? [repeat until all the clouds are gone]
More Stories to Enjoy
When a shy unicorn's colors start to fade away, a group of spunky crayons band together to help their new friend get back his colors and gain self-confidence in the process.
Cat spends the day collecting colors, and when she is finished something wonderful happens.
A girl teaches a polar bear to see the colors in his environment as they take a trip around the world.
All the colours of the rainbow are explored against the striking backdrop of two different worlds.
Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them.
Everyone loves looking at rainbows--but what exactly are they? How are they created? This book takes a first look at the science behind color and light.