"Sickness" Storytime

Posted on
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013

1. HAVE FUN WITH BOOKS
Here are the books we read at storytime:

Here Comes Doctor Hippo by Jonathan London © 2012
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead © 2010 ~~Caldecott Award Book~~
My Cold Went on Vacation by molly Rausch ©2011
Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson © 2007

Recommended Books:
Jocolibrary - Kids - Sickness

2. NOTICE PRINT ALL AROUND YOU
Check out our Staff Picks for Notice Print All Around You.

3. TALK, TALK, TALK
Check out our Staff Picks for Talk, Talk, Talk.

4. TELL STORIES ABOUT EVERYTHING

Have you tried TumbleBooks, an online library of read-along stories, videos and language games for use on computer, Ipad and mobile devices?

5. LOOK FOR LETTERS EVERYWHERE

Try some fun alphabet activities from the Johnson County Library's Youth Services Pinterest page.

6. TAKE TIME TO RHYME, SING AND PLAY WORD GAMES

Here are the rhymes and songs from today:

Welcome To Storytime! [tune: "Twinkle, Twinkle" ]

Welcome, welcome everyone,
Now we're here, let's have some fun.
First we'll sing the ABC's,
then we'll read and sing with me.
Welcome, welcome, everyone,

Now we're here let's have some fun.

Wash Your Hands [tune:"Row, Row, Row Your Boat"]

Wash, wash, wash your hands,
Play our hand wash game.
Rub and scrub and scrub and rub,
erms go down the drain, hey!
Wash, wash, wash your hands,
Play our hand wash game.
Rub and scrub and scrub and rub,
Dirt goes down the drain, hey!

Germs [tune: "Bingo" ]

Wash my hands before I eat.
There are no germs on me.
G-E-R-M-S, G-E-R-M-S, G-E-R-M-S,
There are no germs on me.

I don’t get close to friends with colds.
There are no germs on me.
G-E-R-M-(clap), G-E-R-M-(clap), G-E-R-M-(clap),
There are no germs on me.

I always clean my cuts and scrapes.
There are no germs on me.
G-E-R-(clap)-(clap), G-E-R-(clap)-(clap), G-E-R-(clap)-(clap),
There are no germs on me.

I wash my hands on bathroom breaks.
There are no germs on me.
G-E-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), G-E-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), G-E-(clap)-(clap)-(clap),
There are no germs on me.

I never put toys in my mouth.
There are no germs on me.
G-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), G-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), G-(clap)-(clap)-(clap),
There are no germs on me.

I keep my body healthy so..
There are no germs on me.
Clap-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), Clap -(clap)-(clap)-(clap), Clap -(clap)-(clap)-(clap),
There are no germs on me.

John Brown's Baby

John Brown's baby had a cold upon his chest
John Brown's baby had a cold upon his chest
John Brown's baby had a cold upon his chest
And they rubbed it with camphorated oil.

Verse 2: Omit word "baby" throughout and do motion
Verse 3: Omit "baby" and "cold" and do motions
Verse 4: Omit "baby", "cold" and "chest" and do motions
Verse 5: Omit "baby", "cold", "chest" and "rubbed" and do motions
Verse 6: Omit "baby", "cold", "chest", "rubbed" and "camphorated oil" and do motions
Motions (Not done on verse 1): baby - rock baby in arms cold - sneeze chest - slap chest rubbed - rub chest camphorated oil - hold nose and make a face

The More We Read Together [Tune: "The More We Get Together" ]

The more we read together, together, together,
The more we read together, the better it is!
'Cause reading and singing and talking together,
Is how you learn the six skills for reading by six.