Storytime Theme: Colors


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Books --

Color Rhymes: Flannel Board based on the book Pink Drink by S. Simeon
Crazy Creature Colors (Deb noted that it's a "cute book")
Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
Samuel Todd's Book of Great Colors by Konigsburg? JE
Black and White Rabbit's ABC by Alan Baker


Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

Play Colors: Velcro colored Animals-use the storytime apron and start with all the animals velcored to yourself and then let the kids choose which piece they want. As you read the book, the kids bring each piece up and reattach it to the book.

Story Extensions

  • Record "Learning Basic Skills through Music" by Hap Palmer vol. 1 Copy right 1969 by Activity Records Inc.

    • Color Songs: Yellow, Green, Purple, Blue, Orange, Brown, and Red see folder for lyrics
    • This is a song about colors by Hap Palmer
    • Stand-up, Sit-Down song "Terrific, kids LOVED it! A+"

Arts and Crafts

Let them color!

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills