Storytime Theme: Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! (2003 SRP Storytime Box by Deb Noggle)


Books --

Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough
Trucks, Trucks, Trucks by Peter Sis
Minerva Louise and the Red Truck by Janet Stoeke
My Truck is Stuck by Kevin Lewis and D. Kirk
Get to Work, Trucks! by Don Carter
Isaac and the Ice Cream Truck by Scott Santero
Uncle Chuck's Truck by Hope Norman Coulter
Truck Jam by Paul Stickland
Bob's Team by Mary Man-Kong
Big Movers by Matt Mitter
My Fire Engine by Michael Rex
Pop-up: Big Dig by Paul Stickland

Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

I Love Trucks! by Philemon Sturges

Story Extensions

  • Pop-Up Truck to climb thru, play hut
  • Songs: Lots and Lots of Truckss (James Coffey) and Truck Driver's Song (We're on Out Way by Hap Palmer)
  • Fingerplay: Open the Truck Door and I'm a Little Pickup Truck
  • Truck Talk: Rhymes on Wheels - Bobbi katz

Arts and Crafts

My Construction Book (

Movable Dump Truck (My Head!)
Construction Paper

Truck Wheel Painting
Small die-cast trucks (like Matchbox, Hot Wheels or Tonka)
Tempera Paint
Construction Paper

*See folder for instructions

Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills