Story Time: Dino Dinner

Story Time: Dino Dinner

It’s a dinosaur dinner! What do you think a dinosaur would eat for Thanksgiving? Have fun making handprint dinosaurs and singing some of these songs as you enjoy the holiday. You can also practice shaping the letter “D” with any kind of dough such as play dough or even pie dough!

Join us live Tuesdays at 10:30 AM  – Online on Facebook

Ages 2-5

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

The holidays are a great time to talk with your child. Their senses are alert as they smell the cooking food and the crisp, Fall air, hear the the crunching leaves under their feet, feel the cool breeze on their nose, and see the world change from greens, to browns, and to white.

Activity

Using your senses this week, talk about what your child notices around them, and then share a memory of when you were a child that’s triggered by a sensory experience of your own.

Books Presented

Library Books Are Not for Eating! by Todd Tarpley

Ms. Bronte loves being a teacher, but she has one small problem . . . she also really loves eating books. Did I mention she’s also a dinosaur?

Dino Thanksgiving by Lisa Wheeler

  The dinosaurs enjoy a variety of Thanksgiving Day activities, including preparing favorite recipes, playing touch football, telling stories, and eating together.

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by Jane Yolen

Describes how a dinosaur eats, with no rude noises and while sitting very still.

Dino-Dinners by Mick Manning

Find out what dinosaurs ate in prehistoric times.

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

If You’re Thankful and You Know It

If you’re thankful and you know it, clap your hands
If you’re thankful and you know it, clap your hands
If you’re thankful and you know it and you really want to show it
If you’re thankful and you know it, clap your hands
(stomp your feet, shout “hooray”, do all three)

– Storytimekatie.com

Dino Thanksgiving Day

Over the river, and through the wood,
The dinosaurs will go;
Stegosaurus, he leads the way through the white and drifted snow.

Over the river, and through the wood,
to the mountain far away!
We would not stop for triceratops,
for this is Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving Pot

(Tune: Shaker Melody)

We put some ___________in the pot,
and stir, stir, stir till its hot.

I hope my dino likes this dish, cause this is my Thanksgiving wish.

Crafts and Activities

Coloring Page

Print out this coloring page!

Dinosaur Hand

Make this cool dinosaur craft!

Additional Books

The Thank You Book by Mo Willems

Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important.

The Secret of Saying Thanks by Douglas Wood

While learning the secret to a good life, a child says thank you for the natural world and for being loved, because a grateful heart is always happy.

Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, Turkey nervously makes a series of costumes, disguising himself as other farm animals in hopes that he can avoid being served as Thanksgiving dinner.

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Story Time: Dino Dinner

It's a dinosaur dinner! What do you think a dinosaur would eat for Thanksgiving? Have fun making handprint dinosaurs and singing some of these songs as you enjoy the holiday. You can also practice shaping the letter "D" with any kind of dough such as play dough or...

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Upcoming Christmas Story Time with Santa

Upcoming Christmas Story Time with Santa

Upcoming Christmas Story Time with Santa

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Story Time: Dino Dinner

It's a dinosaur dinner! What do you think a dinosaur would eat for Thanksgiving? Have fun making handprint dinosaurs and singing some of these songs as you enjoy the holiday. You can also practice shaping the letter "D" with any kind of dough such as play dough or...

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Story Time – Dino Dance

Story Time – Dino Dance

Story Time – Dino Dance

“D” is for dinosaur, and November is for Dinovember! Celebrate Dinovember with these great books and activities.

Join us live Tuesdays at 10:30 AM  – Online on Facebook

Ages 2-5

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

Everybody knows at least one preschooler who can rattle off the names of dozens of dinosaurs. There’s a reason for that! Preschoolers’ brains are wired to learn as much vocabulary as possible. So don’t underestimate them: give them all the words you can! Use the most specific terms possible and they will soak them up like a sponge.

- http://melissa.depperfamily.net/blog/baby-storytime-dinosaurs/

Activity

Read a non-fiction book about dinosaurs with your child, then open up a picture book with dinosaurs and help your child name each kind of dinosaur that appears.

Books Presented

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp by Carol Diggory Shields

  When it’s rock ‘n’ roll time during the prehistoric era, many different kinds of dinosaurs gather to twist, twirl, and tromp at a Saturday night party.

Dino-Dancing by Lisa Wheeler

The Paleo Theater is packed with cheering fans ready for a dance showdown.

Flapdoodle Dinosaurs by David A. Carter

A colorful pop-up dinosaur lurks behind each large lift-the-flap. Open them if you dare and meet six delightful dinosaurs!

Dino Tracks by Rhonda Lucas Donald

Step back in time and follow dinosaur tracks around the world. Whether made by a few dinosaurs or large groups, these tracks provide clues to the movement and behavior of these lovable ancient creatures.

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

Five Funny Dinosaurs

Five dancing dinosaurs clogging on the floor.
One clogged away, and then there were four.
Four dancing dinosaurs spinning ‘round a tree.
One spinned away, and then there were three.
Three dancing dinosaurs kicked a doodle-doo.
One kicked away, and then there were two.
Two dancing dinosaurs having lots of fun.
One went away, and then there was one.
One lonely dinosaur afraid to dance a solo.
He ran away… and then there were zero.

– Adapted from Storytimekatie.com

Rhyme: Dance Like a Diplodocus

Dance like diplodocus
Swaying through the trees

Fly like pterodactyl
Soaring in the breeze

Sprint like gallimimus
Striding through the land

Hunt like velociraptor
Circling in a band

Scoff like a stegosaurus
Munching juicy shoots

Chomp like an apatosaurus
Crunching stones and shoots

Roar like a t-rex
Pouncing on its prey

Run like triceratops
Saying “Don’t eat me today !”

– Carrypaterson.wordpress.com

We Are the Dinosaurs

We are the dinosaurs, marching, marching
We are the dinosaurs
Whaddaya think of that?
We are the dinosaurs, marching, marching
We are the dinosaurs, we make the earth flat
We make the earth flat

We stop and eat our food, when we’re in the mood
We stop and eat our food on the ground
We stop and eat our food, when we’re in the mood
We stop and eat our food and then we march around

‘Cause we are the dinosaurs, marching, marching…

We stop and take a rest, over in our nest
We stop and take a rest at the end of the day
We stop and take a rest, over in our nest
We stop and take a rest and then you’ll hear us say

That we are the dinosaurs, marching, marching
We are the dinosaurs
Whaddaya think of that?
We are the dinosaurs, marching, marching
We are the dinosaurs, we make the earth flat
We make the earth flat

And then we roar!
‘Cause we are the dinosaurs!
(Roar!)

– The Laurie Berkner Band

Crafts and Activities

Coloring Page

Print out this coloring page!

Dinosaur Headband

Make this cool dinosaur craft!

Additional Books

How Big Were Dinosaurs? by Lita Judge

Dinosaurs and modern life collide in a very young picture book that clearly illustrates how big dinosaurs really were.

Don't Forget Dexter by Lindsay Ward

When his best friend, Jack, leaves him behind at the doctor’s office, Dexter T. Rexter panics. First he tries to find Jack. Then he sings their special song. Then he sings their special song even louder.

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Story Time: Dino Dinner

It's a dinosaur dinner! What do you think a dinosaur would eat for Thanksgiving? Have fun making handprint dinosaurs and singing some of these songs as you enjoy the holiday. You can also practice shaping the letter "D" with any kind of dough such as play dough or...

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Story Time: Dino Digs

Story Time: Dino Digs

Story Time: Dino Digs

“D” is for dinosaur, and November is for Dinovember! Celebrate Dinovember with these great books and activities.

Join us live Tuesdays at 10:30 AM  – Online on Facebook

Ages 2-5

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

Everybody knows at least one preschooler who can rattle off the names of dozens of dinosaurs. There’s a reason for that! Preschoolers’ brains are wired to learn as much vocabulary as possible. So don’t underestimate them: give them all the words you can! Use the most specific terms possible and they will soak them up like a sponge.

- http://melissa.depperfamily.net/blog/baby-storytime-dinosaurs/

Activity

Read a non-fiction book about dinosaurs with your child, then open up a picture book with dinosaurs and help your child name each kind of dinosaur that appears.

Books Presented

The Berenstain Bears' Dinosaur Dig by Jan and Mike Berenstain

When Brother and Sister visit the Bearsonian Museum, they luck out. A real dinosaur dig is taking place! What sort of fossils will they find?

What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive? by Mark Lee

Uncle Otto is a used car salesman, who, with the help of his niece and nephew, finds the perfect vehicles for his dinosaur customers.

Am I Yours? by Alex Latimer

Some friendly dinosaurs must help a lost egg after it’s blown out of its nest. But if they are to reunite the little egg with its true parents, they must first discover what kind of dinosaur lies inside.

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

Dino Ditty

(Tune: “Doo Wah Ditty” by Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich)

Here he comes just a stomping with his feet.
Singing dino, ditty, ditty – dum, ditty do
Searching around for something to eat.
Singing Dino, ditty, ditty, dum, ditty-do
He’s huge. (echo)
He’s strong. (echo)
He’s huge, he’s strong.
Won’t be hungry very long!

Here he comes just a flying down the street singing…
Flapping his wings as he looks for stuff to eat singing…

Here he comes just a swinging his tail singing…
Eating lots of plants, like spinach and kale, singing…

– Pasadena-library.net

All Around the Swamp

(Tune: The Wheels on the Bus)

Pteranodon’s wings went flap, flap, flap
Flap, flap, flap,
Flap, flap, flap,
Pteranodon’s wings went flap, flap, flap
All around the swamp.

Triceratop’s horns went poke, poke, poke…
Apatosaurus’ mouth went munch, munch, munch…

– Melissa.depperfamily.net 

Crafts and Activities

Coloring Page

Print out this coloring page!

Dinosaur Headband

Make this cool dinosaur craft!

Additional Books

Barnum's Bones by Tracey Fern

Documents the work of an early twentieth-century paleontologist, named after the famous circus icon by his ambitious parents, who grew up to work for the American Museum of Natural History and discovered the first documented skeletons of the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other noteworthy species.

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Story Time: “D” is for Dinosaur

Story Time: “D” is for Dinosaur

Story Time: “D” is for Dinosaur

“D” is for dinosaur, and November is for Dinovember! Start off Dinovember with these great books and activities.

Join us live Tuesdays at 10:30 AM  – Online on Facebook

Ages 2-5

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

Learning through play is relaxed, fun, and creative. Through a single enjoyable activity, your child can learn about following directions, taking turns, and showing appreciation to others, all skills that are necessary for healthy development.

- Lambert

Activity

Help your child practice taking turns by playing a hide and seek game with a favorite toy. Show them how you appreciate their efforts to find the toy, even if it might be hard to spot at first.

Books Presented

Dinoshapes by Jo Ryan

Identifies different dinosaurs using illustrations comprised of finger and thumb prints.

Hello Dinosaurs by Joan Holub

Join a herd of dinosaurs waiting for eggs to hatch in this action-packed next-step-concept book about comparisons.

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart

From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world’s most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet.

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

Dinosaur Song

(Tune: Go Tell Aunt Rhody)
A dinosaur’s hiding, hiding. A dinosaur is hiding in this room.
– adapted from Library Story Hour from A to Z by Ellen K. Hasbrouck

Flannel Activity: Dino, Dino, Dinosaur

(Tune: Row, Row, Row Your Boat)

Dino, dino, dinosaur, stomping on the ground.
Now we add one and two, till we have a herd.

– Artsy Toddler Storytimes by Carol Garnett Hopkins

 

Shake My Dino Head

(Tune: Shake My Sillies Out)

I’m going to shake, shake, shake my dino head, (shake head)
Shake, shake, shake my dino head, shake shake, shake my dino head, 
And then go stomping about. (stomp feet)

Scratch, scratch, scratch my dino claws… (shape hands like claws and scratch them in the air)

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle my dino foot… (wiggle one foot)

Wag, wag, wag my dino tail… (move bottom side to side)

– Artsy Toddler Storytimes by Carol Garnett Hopkins

 

Crafts and Activities

Coloring Page

Print out this coloring page!

Build a Dinosaur

Make this cool dinosaur craft!

Additional Books

Dinosaurs by Dougal Dixon

Readers set out on a time-traveling adventure through six prehistoric narrative scenes that cover everything from the gentle giants to the bloodthirsty predators and along the way examine what dinosaurs looked like, where they lived, what they ate, and why they disappeared.

How to Grow a Dinosaur by Jill Esbaum

Provides practical advice for a young dinosaur when a baby brother arrives, such as the good news that he will be toddling soon, but the bad news that he will not know what is dangerous.

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Story Time: Dino Dinner

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Story Time: Creepy Costumes

Story Time: Creepy Costumes

Halloween is coming up! Have you chosen a costume? Prepare for the holiday by reading these books of other costumed friends with us!

Join us live Tuesdays at 10:30 AM  – Online on Facebook

Ages 2-5

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

When you enjoy a book, let your children know that you like it and why. Sharing your enjoyment gives them a positive attitude toward books. This positive attitude will influence them when they get to school and learn to read. Let your child choose books and tell you why he likes them.

- Lambert

Activity

Spice up a familiar book by talking about why it’s a favorite of your child’s. Talk about the art, the words, and prompt your child to share.

Books Presented

Five Little Monkeys Trick or Treat by Eileen Christelow

  When babysitter Lulu takes the five little monkeys trick-or-treating, they decide to change costumes with their friends and try to fool Lulu and their mother.

Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex

Although he professes to fear nothing, it turns out that the most-feared villain in the Star Wars universe may not be so fearless after all.

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood
A beautiful day for a neighbor
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?

It’s a neighborly day in this beautywood
A neighborly day for a beauty
Would you be mine?
Could you be my neighbor?

– adapted from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood

Monster, Monster, Turn Around

Monster, monster, turn around
Monster, monster, touch the ground
Monster, monster, reach up high
Monster, monster, touch the sky
Monster, monster, touch your nose
Monster, monster, grab your toes
Monster, monster, touch your knees
Monster, monster, sit down please

– www.Storytimekatie.com

 

Monsters Galore

Monsters galore, can you roar? Roar.
Monsters galore, can you soar? Make flying motions.
Monsters galore, please shut the door. Clap hands.
Monsters galore, fall on the floor! Fall down.

– Sunflowerstorytime.com

 

Zoom Zoom Zoom, Witch Style

Zoom, zoom, zoom
Climb onto my broom
Zoom, zoom, zoom
Climb onto my broom
If you want to go at night
to spread around Halloween fright
Zoom, zoom, zoom
Climb onto my broom
In 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
BOO!
– Jbrary.com

Crafts and Activities

Coloring Page

Print out this coloring page!

Additional Books

Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma by David Soman and Jacky Davis

It is Halloween and Lulu doesn’t know if she should dress as Ladybug Girl or find a different costume for the special day.

Muffins for Mummies by Adam and Charlotte Guillain

George bravely explores the museum to see who has been stealing the cakes on the sly. It could be the mammoth – or maybe the knight? Or that mummy who’s lurking nearby…

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