Friday, January 6, 2017

February Story Time Themes

In February, I like to use themes connected to Groundhog Day (shapes and shadows) and Valentine's Day (hugs and kisses and mail.)

Shapes and Shadows

Suggested Books:
  • My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall 
  • It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw 
  • What's Going on in There? by Geoffrey Grahn
  • Perfect Square by Michael Hall
  • Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald
  • The Shape of Me and Other Stuff by Dr. Seuss 

Extension Activities

Hugs and Kisses

Suggested Books: 

  • All Kinds of Kisses by Nancy Tafuri
  • I Love You! A Bushel and a Peck  by Rosemary Wells
  • Panda Kisses by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
  • Kitty's Cuddles by Jane Cabrera
  • Cuddles for Mommy by Ruby Brown

Extension Activities:


Suggested Books:
  • A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Love, Mouserella by David Ezra Stein
  • Seven Little Postmen by Margaret Wise Brown 
  • Mr. Griggs' Work by Cynthia Rylant 
  • Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett

Extension Activities: 

Valentine's Day

Suggested Books:
  • If You'll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant
  • Valentine's Day by Anne Rockwell
  • Ten Things I Love About You by Daniel Kirk
  • Henry in Love by Peter McCarty

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