Sunday, November 14, 2010

Storytime II, Week 4: Owls

I love owls and have to include an owl-themed storytime once a year. It also gives me a chance to read my daughter's favorite childhood book "Owl Babies".

This Week's Books:
Olivia Owl, by Maurice Pledger
I'm Not Cute, by Jonathan Allen
Night Creatures, by Wade Cooper
Owliver, by Robert Kraus, ill. by Aruego and Dewey
In My Tree, by Sara Gillingham and Lorena Siminovich
The Barn Owls, by Tony Johnston, ill, by Deborah Ray
Owl Babies, by Martin Waddell, ill. by Patrick Benson

This Week's Music:
Owl Song, by The Bossy Frog Band
How an Owl Says Howdidoo, by Jim Stolz
Return to Pooh Corner, by Kenny Loggins

This Week's Action Rhymes:
There's a wide eyed owl with a pointed nose,
Two pointed ears, and claws for toes.
He lives in a tree and when he looks at you
He flaps his wings and he says "Whoo Whoo!"

Whooo, said the owl in the dark old tree
Whee, said the wind with a howl, wheeee
Whoo-hoo, whee-whee
They didn't scare each other,
But they sure scared ME!

This Week's Art: A Black Paper and Chalk Owl!

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