Storytime Theme: Monkeys (Jungle Animals)



Books --

Flannel Board Poem: Five Little Monkeys
What Time is it Mr. Crocodile?
Mo's Stinky Sweater
Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-n-Seek
Monkey Lost
The Color Box
Naughty Little Monkey

Five Little Monkeys by David Melling

Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

Story Extensions

  • Feed the Monkey Beginning Letter Sound Bananas b, c, d, f, h
  • Letter "M" (Letter Raffle)
  • Monkey Face Drawing
  • Bag of Sounds (Phonemic Awareness p. 40-41)

Arts and Crafts

M is for Monkey coloring sheet

Foam Marshmallow Monkey


Monkey Mask


Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills