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Storytimes: Jumpy Frogs • April 18-April 22

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This week in storytime we read books about frogs! We enjoyed being able to hop around and hear some fantastic froggy books.

What we read:

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Do Lions Live on Lily Pads

Do Lions Live On Lily Pads? By Melanie Walsh

 

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Stick

Stick by Steve Breen

 

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I don't want to be a frog

I Don’t Want To Be a Frog by Dev Petty, illustrated by Mike Boldt

 

One, Two, Three Jump! By Penelope Lively, illustrated by Jan Ormerod

 

A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin

 

Can You Make a Scary Face? By Jan Thomas

 

Down By the Cool of the Pool by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees

 

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

 

I Spy With My Little Eye by Edward Gibbs

 

Jump! by Scott M. Fischer

 

Big Frog Can’t Fit In by Mo Willems

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But you can take these fun pop-up books home:

Wide Mouthed Frog  |  Animal Opposites

 

If your little one liked jumping like a frog continue the fun at home by making it a game! Cut out letters and spread them across the floor. Then call out letters and have your child hop like a frog to that ‘lily pad’. This game will help your child develop letter recognition, an important skill in beginning to learn how to read and write.

Don’t forget to add the books read in storytime to your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten log and check out our Pinterest Page for more Early Literacy ideas and book suggestions.

See you next time!