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Share a Story: Seed Storytime


Did you miss our Monday Seed Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a blooming storytime you can do at home.

From Storytime

If you plant a seed by Kadir Nelson

While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.


"Dig a Little Hole" Action Rhyme from SurLaLune Storytime

​     Dig a little hole. (dig)

     Plant a little seed. (drop a seed)

     Pour a little water. (pour)

     Pull a little weed. (pull up and throw away)

     Chase a little bug. (chase or shoo)

     Heigh-ho, there he goes! (shade eyes)

     Wait for some sun. (make sun)

     Grow a little rose. (bring hands up and smell a flower)

Up, down & around by Katherine Ayres

A garden produces a variety of edible plants, such as corn that grows up, onions that grow down, and tomato vines that twine all around.

Use the "Bananas" song to grow like a banana and have some fun.

Octopus's garden [kit] by Ringo Starr

Presents a picture book rendering of the classic Beatles song and includes an accompanying CD recording and audio reading by the song's writer. Check out Abbey Road for both Octopus' Garden and Here Comes the Sun - our two parachute songs from today.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Plants feed me by Lizzy Rockwell

A young boy explains the different plants and parts of plants that people commonly eat, from roots and tubers to fruits and vegetables.

Planting the wild garden by Kathryn Osebold Galbraith

An exploration of the different ways seeds are dispersed into the environment.

The little gardener by Emily Hughes

A little gardener who is not very good at gardening makes a wish for a little help.

Lola plants a garden by Anna McQuinn

Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.

Describes how raspberries, peanuts, corn, and other foods are produced as various plants flower, create seeds, and finally bear fruit.

Join these enchanting characters who live in the wonderful world of nursery rhymes where little people always seem to find themselves at home. The songs are a helpful aid in the development of listening skills, and can also serve as a basis for dramatic play and art activities. Find "Mary, Mary" to finish off your gardening storytime.