It may be dark and gloomy outside today, but it’s colorful at preschool storytime!
“Good morning” song
Welcome chitter chatter – “I see someone wearing orange! Oh, I see someone wearing green.” But aren’t preschoolers funny? If you have a teeny tiny bit of green on your socks, that means you’re wearing green. I guess it’s true, but so literal. (Of course I encourage color recognition!)
“Red Dress” rhythm – the students really liked this! Mary wore a red dress, red dress, red dress, Mary wore a red dress all day long, while slapping their thighs. It continues with Mary wearing a red hat, shoes, gloves, but then the end is Mary is a red bird, red bird, red bird, Mary is a red bird, all day long. Shouldn’t Mary be Mark or Martin since red cardinals are male? Perhaps Mary is a scarlet tanager!
Alas, this is a male scarlet tanager. The females are olive green. I think Mary was Martin after all, but then what could he wear? Guess we’ll just stick with Mary!
“If you’re wearing red, shake your head” (to the tune of “If You’re Happy and You Know It” – students loved this, but the only second part of the rhyme I remembered was “shake like a jello, be a fellow.”
Blue – touch your shoe
Green – bow like a queen
Yellow – shake like Jello
Brown – turn around
Pink – give a wink