Monday, October 26, 2015

Bath Storytime

I had a lot of fun with this week's bath storytime so I thought I would share my plan. I was particularly proud of the transition between the Teckentrup book and the "Elephants in the Bathtub" rhyme. I am also a huge lover of the Mrs. Wishy-Washy books so I was glad for a chance to read one too.

Book 1: Bath Time by Eileen Spinelli

Song: "All Through Bath Time"
Tune: Wheels on the Bus

The bubbles in the tub go,
Pop, pop, pop! Pop, pop, pop!
Pop, pop, pop!
The bubbles in the tub go pop, pop,pop!
All through my bath time! 


The washcloth in the tub goes scrub, scrub, scrub... 
The ducky in the tub goes quack, quack, quack... 

Book 2: Get Out of My Bath by Britta Teckentrup

Rhyme: Elephants in the Bathtub (I did this as a finger play, but I found this rhyme via Storytime Katie who has it as a flannel rhyme. I also changed the motion for knocking)

One elephant in the bathtub,
Going for a swim. 
Knock, knock (knock in the air)
Splash, splash (clap hands twice)
Come on in! (motion "come over" with hands)

... 
Five elephants in the bathtub
Going for a swim. 
Knock, knock
Splash, splash
They all fell in! 

Book 3: Wishy-Washy Day by Joy Cowley

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