Storytime Theme: Space


Books --

I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton
The Sun, the Moon, and the Silver Baboon by Susan Field
Zoom! Zoom! Zoom! I'm on the Moon! by Dan Yaccarino
Hush, Little Alien
Blast Off! A Space Counting Book by Norma Cole illustrated by Marshall Peck III

Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

Story Extensions

  • Games/Activities

  • Recorded Music/Traditional Songs (Title, Source, CD, Performer)

  • Fingerplays (Please type out)

  • Poetry/Riddles (Please type out)

Arts and Crafts

Shuttle Art/Paper
Black Construction Paper
Space shuttle template
Moon Template
Gold Star Stickers

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills