Thursday, December 16, 2010
Ready-To-Go Storytimes (book & CD)
Benton, G. & Waichulaitis, T. (2003). Ready-To-Go Storytimes Fingerplays, Scripts, Patterns, Music, and More. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers. ISBN: 1-55570-449-2.
Here are all the elements you need to produce high quality programs that take advantage of the child’s natural curiosity and encourage parent participation. Assembled for the veteran or novice storyteller, this book (with accompanying music CD) contains everything you need to create interactive, 30-minute story times for children aged eighteen months to five years. Each storytime ends with an interactive song, coloring sheet, and activity handout that reinforce the theme. Among this bountiful feast of stories you will find yum yum tales, animal adventures, desert and beach stories, colorful yarns, and dress up fun. This marvelous package with music will help you provide a total performance every time you use it.