4 items tagged "Halloween"

  • Halloween Fun

    October 29th, 2019

     

    The Books We Read:
    Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds
    Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas
    Stumpkin by Lucy Cummins

    Songs & Activities:
    Open Shut Them
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, give a little clap clap clap!
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, put them in your lap lap lap.
    Creep them, creep them, creep them, creep them, right up to your chin, chin, chin.
    Open wide your little mouth, but... do not let them IN!

    C
    redit: Childhood

    Craft—Pumpkin Painting!



  • Pumpkin Tales

    October 25th, 2016

     

    The Books We Read:
    The Runaway Pumpkin by Kevin Lewis
    Ten Orange Pumpkins by Stephen Savage
    The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

    Songs & Activities:
    Open Shut Them
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, give a little clap, clap, clap!
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, put them in your lap, lap, lap.
    Creep them, creep them, creept them, creep them, right up to your chin, chin, chin.
    Open wide your little mouth, but... do not let them in!

    Credit: Various Sources

    Five Little Pumpkins
    Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.
    The first one said, "Oh my, it's getting late!"
    The second said, "There are witches in the air!"
    The third one said, "Oh, we don't care!"
    The fourth one said, "It's time to go home!"
    The fifth one said, "Don't leave me alone!"
    Oooooh ooooh, went the wind, and out went the light,
    and the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight!
    C
    redit: Childhood

    Craft—What's Inside a Pumpkin??
    This was a hugely fun project. Kids decorated their pumpkin face however they liked and then glued pumpkin "guts" (yarn and seeds) on the inside!  Here is one example:

     

  • Pumpkins 2017

    October 31st, 2017

     

    The Books We Read:
    The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

    Ten Orange Pumpkins by Stephen Savage
    Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas


    Songs & Activities:
    Five Little Pumpkins
    Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.
    The first one said, "Oh my, it's getting late!"
    The second said, "There are witches in the air!"
    The third one said, "Oh, we don't care!"
    The fourth one said, "It's time to go home!"
    The fifth one said, "Don't leave me alone!"
    Oooooh ooooh, went the wind, and out went the light,
    and the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight!
    C
    redit: Childhood

    Craft—Jack-o-Lantern Lanterns

    We had fun with mod-pudge and tissue paper, creating funny and fearsome pumpkin faces. A great project for Halloween day!

  • Pumpkins 2018

    October 30th, 2018

     

    The Books We Read:
    Stumpkin by Lucy Cummins

    Ten Orange Pumpkins by Stephen Savage
    Runaway Pumpkin by Kevin Lewis


    Songs & Activities:
    We Clap and Say Hello
    We clap and say "hello!"
    We clap and say "hello!"
    With our friends at storytime,
    We clap and say "hello!"

    We [fill in action--stomp, spin, jump, hop] and say "hello!"
    ...
    Credit: Jbrary

    Open Shut Them
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, give a little clap clap clap!
    Open, shut them, open, shut them, put them in your lap lap lap.
    Creep them, creep them, creep them, creep them, right up to your chin, chin, chin.
    Open wide your little mouth, but... do not let them IN!
    C
    redit: Childhood

    Craft—What's in a Pumpkin?

    We had fun decorating paper pumpkins, both outside...


    and in...

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