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Books in PPL's Collection:

From Apple Trees to Cider Please- Chernesky, Felicia
Caillou Goes Apple Picking- Patenaude, Danielle
Apples Galore- O’Connor, Jane
Dragon’s Apple Picking Day- Stevens, Jane
Biggest Apple Ever- Kroll, Steven
Ducking for Apples- Berry, Lynn
One Red Apple- Ziefert, Harriet
Applesauce Season- Lipson, Eden Ross
Apple-Pip Princess- Ray, Jane
Fishing Surprise- McDonald, Raw
One Green Apple- Bunting, Eve
Tucker’s Apple-Dandy Day- Winget, Susan
We All Fall for Apples- Herman, Emmi S
Apples to Oregon- Hopkinson, Deborah
Pepo and Lolo and the Red Apple- Martin Larranaga, Ana
Ten Red Apples- Miller, Virginia
Apples Here!- Hubbell, Will
Apple Farmer Annie- Wellington, Monica
Ten Red Apples- Hutchins, Pat
I am an Apple- Marzollo, Jean

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Cinnamon painted apple craft: http://fromabcstoacts.com/textured-apple-craft-for-preschoolers

Easy paper plate apple: http://pagingsupermom.com/2012/08/easy-apple-craft/

Paper bag apple: http://littlewondersdays.blogspot.com/2010/09/tuckers-apple-dandy-day-start.html

Bottle cap apple tree: http://www.messforless.net/apples-two-ways

Cereal box apples: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2011/08/cereal-box-apples-craft.html

Toilet paper roll apple: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2010/08/recycled-apple-craft.html

Apple orchard: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2010/08/apple-orchard-craft.html

A is for Apple paper craft: http://www.momto2poshlildivas.com/2011/09/abc-fun-is-for-apple-torn-paper-art.html

Plastic lid apples: http://4crazykings.blogspot.com/2010/08/recycled-kids-craft-apples.html

Cardboard tube mini apples: http://www.naturallyeducational.com/2011/09/an-apple-for-teacher-cardboard-tube-mini-apples/

Little Apple yarn favors: http://www.makeandtakes.com/little-apple-yarn-favors

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.alphabet-soup.net/dir2/applesong.html

http://www.preschooleducation.com/sapple.shtml

http://www.teachpreschool.org/2011/09/apple-tree-fingerplay-in-preschool/

http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/apples/songs.htm

Books in PPL’s Collection:

Vanilla Ice Cream- Bob Graham
Telephone- Mac Barnett
Caterina and the Lemonade Stand- Erin Eitter Kono
Lion and the Bird- Marianne Dubuc
Early Birdy Gets the Worm- Bruce Lansky
Froodle- Antoinette Portis
Early Bird- Toni Yuly
Puffin Peter- Petr Horacek
Purple Little Bird- Greg Foley
Where’s the Party?- Katharine Robey
If I Never Forever Endeavor- Holly Meade
Talent Show- Jo Hodgkinson
Ten Birds- Cybele Young
Noodle & Lou- Elizabeth Garton Scanlon
Calvin can’t Fly- Jennifer Berne
Little Black Crow- Christopher Raschka
Bird & Birdie in a Fine Day- Ethan Long
Riki’s Birdhouse- Monica Wellington
Birds- Kevin Henkes
Song of Francis- Tomie dePaola

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Variety of bird types and crafts: http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/birds.html

Paper cup crow: www.freekidscrafts.com/paper-cup-crow/

Paper bag birds: www.freekidscrafts.com/paper-bag-puppets/

Peacock: http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/birds/peacock-craft.asp

Hummingbird: www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/birds/hummingbird-craft.asp

Paper plate birds nest: www.thediymommy.com/make-a-birds-nest-from-a-paper-plate-a-kids-craft/

Bird marionette: http://www.doodlecraftblog.com/2013/04/easy-silly-bird-marionette-diy-tutorial.html

Baby blue birds in nest: http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Baby-Blue-Birds.html

Bird cake: www.activityvillage.co.uk/bird-cake
 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

- www.childfun.com/index.php/activity-themes/animals/93-bird-activity-theme.html?start=4

- www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems24.html

http://www.kidsparkz.com/preschoolsingsbirds.html

http://www.rhymestore.com/birds/

- www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/birds/songs.htm

Books in PPL's Collection:

Red, Yellow, Blue (And a Dash of White, Too)- Charles George Esperanza
Red: a Crayon’s Story- Michael Hall
Bear Sees Colors- Karma Wilson
Why is the Snow White? – Heinz Janisch
Green- Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Blue Chameleon- Wmily Gravitt
Dear Baby, It’s a Colorful World- Carol Casey
Color Chaos- Lynn Rowe Reed
Dog’s Colorful Day- Emma Dodd
Sylvie- Jennifer Gordon Sattler
Pinkalicious- Victoria Kann
Day the Crayons Quit- Drew Daywalt
Day with No Crayons- Elizabeth Rusch
Elmer and the Rainbow- David McKee
Do You Like These Boots?- David Soman
Seven Seas- Ellen Jackson
Red Sings From Treetops- Joyce Sidman
Kid Tea- Elizabeth Ficocelli
City Colors- Zoran Milch
Color of His Own- Leo Lionni

 

Crafts from the Internet:

Dotted color wheel: http://greenartbox.blogspot.com/2008/08/color-wheel.html

Rainbow pinwheel: http://www.theweavingideas.com/2014/02/rainbow-art-crafts-for-preschoolerskindergartens/rainbow-pinwheel-craft-for-kids/

Rainbow snack: http://www.thatchicmom.com/2013/03/st-patricks-day-craft-for-preschoolers-practicing-colors-with-a-snack/

Rainbow flower pots: http://www.inlieuofpreschool.com/rainbow-pour-painting-flower-pots/

Color scented dough: http://lemonlimeadventures.com/rainbow-scented-cloud-dough/

Rainbow bubbles: https://www.giftofcuriosity.com/rainbow-bubbles-outdoor-art-and-water-play/

Color sorting busy bag: http://lifeovercs.com/matching-colors-busy-bag-for-toddlers/#.U_Eco2Nide4

Sensory rainbow: http://www.mamaslikeme.com/2012/03/sensory-rainbows.html

Rainbow names: http://www.mamaslikeme.com/2013/08/rainbow-names-color-sorting-name.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://stepbystepcc.com/colors/colors.html

http://www.kidnkaboodle.net/colors.html

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art43112.asp

http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems20.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

The Duckling Gets a Cookie?- Mo Willems
Runaway Piggy- James Luna (NF- fairytale)
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies?- Jane Yolen
Mr Cookie Baker- Monica Wellington
Gingerbread Girl Goes Animal Crackers- Lisa Campbell Ernst
Cookiebot- Katie Van Camp
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie- Laura Joffe Numeroff
Cow Loves Cookies- Karma Wilson
Gingerbread Pirates- Kristin Kladstrup
Ginger Bear- Mini Grey
Moon Might Be Milk- Lisa Shulman
Bad Boys Get Cookie!- Margie Paltini
Fortune Cookie Fortunes- Grace Lin
The Best Mouse Cookie- Laura Joffe Numeroff
Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie!- Lori Haskins Houran
One Smart Cookie- Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Library Gingerbread Man- Dotti Enderle
Sugar Cookies- Amy Krouse Rosenthal
No More Cookies- Paeony Lewis

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Sticky cookie craft- http://www.pleasantestthing.com/2014/09/sticky-cookie-craft.html

Cookie cutter craft- http://onelittleproject.com/easy-cookie-cutter-painting-craft-for-preschoolers/

Cardboard cookies- http://www.ikatbag.com/2010/10/when-i-dont-feel-like-baking.html

C is for cookie- http://frugalfun4boys.com/2013/08/15/letter-c-themed-activities-for-preschoolers/

Gingerbread boy puppet- http://www.cereschildcare.com/letterg.html

Life-size gingerbread- http://artsymomma.com/2014/12/life-sized-gingerbread-girl-craft-preschoolers.html

“If you give a mouse a cookie” craft- http://sylvanhollow.blogspot.com/2009/10/more-mice.html

Felt fortune cookies- http://alittleyum.com/2011/02/06/family-crafts-fortune-cookies-for-the-lunar-new-year-or-valentines-day/

Cookie collage- http://www.toddlerapproved.com/2012/10/chocolate-chip-cookie-collage-and-pops.html

Fluffy paper plate cookie craft- http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2009/08/a-recipe-for-cookies.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.stillplayingschool.com/2015/04/cookie-preschool-ideas-kids-activities.html

https://missmaryliberry.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/flannel-friday-5-little-cookies/

http://www.hcpl.net/content/five-little-cookies-fingerplay

http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/cookie-monster

http://www.booksie.com/humor/poetry/palewriter/now-theres-cookies-(4-stanzas)

Books in PPL's Collection:

The Somethingosaur- Tony Mitton
Dino-Boarding- Lisa Wheeler
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs- Mo Willems
Berenstain Bears’ Dinosaur Dig- Jan Berenstain
Dinosaur Thunder- Marion Dane Bauer
Dancing with the Dinosaurs- Jane Clarke
All Aboard the Dinotrain- Deb Lund
Clifford and the Dinosaurs- Norman Bridwell
Dino Pets Go to School- Lynn Plourde
I am a Tyrannosaurus- Anna Grossnickle Hines
Stomp, Dinosaur, Stomp- Margaret Mayo
How to Raise a Dinosaur- Natasha Wing
Vacations Over!: Return of the Dinosaur- Joe Kulka
Buying, Training, & Caring for Your Dinosaur- Laura Rennert
The Dinosaur Tamer- Carol Greathouse
The Super Hungry Dinosaur- Martin Waddell
When Dinosaurs Came with Everything- Elise Broad
Captain Raptor and the Space Pirate- Kevin O’Malley
Dino Pets- Lynn Plourde
Lost Dinosaur Bone- Mercer Mayer

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate mask- http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/styracosaurus-mask/
3D hatching dinosaur egg- http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/3D-Hatching-Dinosaur-Egg.html
Dinosaur bones- http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Dinosaur-Bones.html
Dinosaur fossils- http://www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Dinosaur-Fossils.html
Dinosaur feet- http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/dinosaur-feet-craft
Milk jug pteranodon- http://www.daniellesplace.com/html/dinosaurs.html
Flying dinosaur puppet- http://education.scholastic.co.uk/resources/3963
Scaly dinosaur- http://crayonboxchronicles.com/2013/05/21/dinosaur-scaly-paper-plate/
Tissue paper dinosaur- http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/stained-glass-dinosaur.asp

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs)

http://sunflowerstorytime.com/2011/03/22/dinosaur-roar/

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/a3/0b/d0/a30bd0d9f6654eae767ea6f06dee883a.jpg

http://www.bry-backmanor.org/dinosaurs/dinofingerplays.html

 

Books in PPL’s Collection:

Alligator Boy-Cynthia Rylant
Swamp Where Gator Hides- Marianne Collins Berkes
My Lucky Birthday- Keiko Kasza
Girl and Her Gator- Sean Bryan
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator- Mo Willems
Alligator Wedding- Nancy Jewell
Duck & Cover- Jackie Urbanovic
No Biting, Louise- Margie Palatini
Snip, Snap!: What’s That? – Mara Bergman
Gator Gumbo- Candace Fleming
Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water- Gemma Merino
Good ship Crocodile- J. Patrick Lewis
Solomon Crocodile- Catherine Rayner
Little Croc’s Purse- Lizzie Finlay
Crocodiles are the Best Animal of All- Sean Taylor
Crocodiles Play!- Robert Heidbreder
I’d Really Like to Eat a Child- Sylviane Donnio
Two sticks!- Orel Odinov Protopopescu
What Time is It, Mr. Crocodile- Judy Sierra
Copy Crocs- David Bedford


Crafts on the Internet:

Bubble wrap crocodile craft: http://www.positivelysplendid.com/2010/05/fun-craft-for-kids-using-bubble-wrap.html

Alligator clip: www.education.com/activity/article/alligator-craft/

Clay pot alligator: www.favecrafts.com/kids-clay-pots/Alligator-Rose-Pots

Cheeky crocodile: www.metroparent.com/daily/family-activities/crafts-for-kids/cheeky-crocodile-paper-craft/

Felt alligator: http://wildflowerramblings.com/crafts/make-felt-alligator-abc-felt-animals/

Wobbly crocodile: http://www.jeannetterowe.com.au/images/download/whose_col_fun/whose_wobbly_p_croc.jpg

Wooden spoon crocodile: www.activityvillage.co.uk/wooden-spoon-crocodile

Clothespin crocodile: www.iheartcraftythings.com/2012/01/lyle-lyle-crocodile.html

Handprint crocodile: http://funhandprintartblog.com/2014/10/handprint-crocodile-alligator-craft.html


Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

5 little crocodiles: www.first-school.ws/t/music/3crocosong.htm

Alligator/Crocodile songs: http://estherstorytimes.pbworks.com/w/page/19315751/Alligator-Crocodile Storytime

Alligator songs, poems, fingerplays: http://www.prekfun.com/THEMES/PREKthemes/A-F/Alligators/Alligators_Songs.htm

The Crocodile fingerplay: www.mothergoose.com/Games/fp10.htm

Books in PPL's Collection:

Elephant Joe, Brave Firefighter- Wojtowycz, David
How to Draw a Dragon- Florian, Douglas
Bath Party!- Webster, Christy
Somethinosaur- Mitton, Tony
Dragon’s Extraordinary Egg- Gliori, Debi
Oh So Brave Dragon- Kirk, David
Again!- Gravett, Emily
Angry Little Knight- Langren, Annette
Waking Dragons- Yolen, Jane
Lovabye Dragon- Joosse, Barbara
Oh No, Little Dragon- Averbeck, Jim
Dragons Love Tacos- Rubin, Adam
How to Be Friends With a Dragon- Gorbachev, Valeri
Goodnight Dragons- Roth, Judith
Me and My Dragon- Bredrzycki, David
When a Dragons Moves In- Moore, Jodi
Princess Peepers Picks a Pet- Calvert, Pam
Tiberius and the Friendly Dragon- Harvey, Keith
One Drowsy Dragon- Long, Ethan
Oscar and the Very Hungry Dragon- Krause, Ute

 

Craft on the Internet:

Paper dragon template: http://learncreatelove.com/printable-dragon-craft/

Fire breathing dragon: http://www.sturdyforcommonthings.com/2012/08/dragon-storytime/

Bubblewrap dragon: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/dragon-bubble-wrap-print-craft/

Dragon eggs: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/dragon-eggs/

Pull along dragon: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/pull-a-long-dragon/

Cardboard roll dragon: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/cardboard-dragon/

Egg carton dragon: http://www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/activities/egg-carton-dragon

Handprint dragon: http://crazymommy.weblogs.us/2011/01/11/cny-craft-2011-1-handprints-chinese-dragon/

Paper plate dragon: http://tangrila.blogspot.com/2012/01/new-years-dragon-paper-plate-craft.html

Wooden spoon dragon: http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/wooden-spoon-dragon-craft

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://fingerplays-b3ok.blogspot.com/2012/04/dragon-dance.html

http://storytimesparks.blogspot.com/2009/02/dragons-dragons-i-love-dragons.html

http://hclcchildrens.wikispaces.com/file/view/Dragons+rhymes.pdf

http://jplmainchildrens.blogspot.com/2011/09/dragon-storytime.html

http://www.mentorpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/dragons-pst-nov-6.pdf

Books in PPL's Collection:

Click, Clack, Peep- Doreen Cronin
Duck to the Rescue- John Himmelman
You Can’t Have Too Many Friends- Mordicai Gerstein
Odd Duck- Cecil Castellucci
Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?- Eve Bunting
Lucky Ducklings- Eva Moore
Oh, Dylan- Tracey Corderoy
Waddles- David McPhail
Mr Duck Means Business- Tammi Sauer
So Close- Natalia Colombo
Ducks in a Row- Lori Haskins
Ugly Duckling- Sebastien Braun
Ducking for Apples- Lynne Berry
Sitting Duck- Jackie Urbanovic
Danny, the Duck with No Quack- Malachy Doyle
The Uglified Duckling- Willy Claflin
Ducks Don’t Wear Socks- John Nedwick
Mama’s Little Duckling- Marjorie Blain Parker
The Duck Who Played the Kazoo- Amy Sklansky
This Way, Ruby- Jonathan Emmett

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Rainy day duck: http://www.craftymorning.com/rainy-day-duck-craft-for-spring/
Cupcake liner ducks: http://www.iheartcraftythings.com/2015/03/cupcake-liner-duck-craft-for-kids.html
Footprint duck: http://www.craftymorning.com/footprint-duck-craft-kids/
Duck pond: http://www.nwf.org/kids/family-fun/crafts/Duck-Pond.aspx
Walnut shell duck: http://www.favecrafts.com/Crafting-with-Kids/Walnut-Shell-Animals
Duck mask: http://crafts.123peppy.com/duck-mask/498
Paper cup duck family: http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/diy-paper-cup-duck-family/

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://childfun.com/index.php/activity-themes/animals/116-duck-activity-theme.html?start=4

http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/duck.html

http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Farm/songs.html

http://lemontheduck.com/id12.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Ava’s Poppy- Marcus Pfister
Fairy Flora- Calliope Glass
My Friends the Flowers- William Lach
What Does Bunny See?- Linda Sue Park
Flower Ball- Sigrid Laube
Littlest Susan- Ruth Ann Shay
Fran’s Flower- Lisa Bruce
I’m a Seed- Jean Marzollo
The Flowers’ Festival- Elsa Maartman Beskow
Robert the Rose Horse- Joan Heilbroner
Glasswings- Elisa Kleven
Benny Says “Achoo!”- Farrah McDoogle
So Happy!- Kevin Henkes
Step-By-Step- Christine Taylor-Butler
Colorful Spring- Erin Moran
Complete Book of the Flower Fairies- Cicely Mary Barker
Legend of the Indian Paintbrush- Tomie DePaola
Rosy’s Garden- Elizabeth Laird
Flower Alphabet Book- Jerry Pallotta
Huck Runs Amuck- Sean Taylor

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Textured tissue paper flowers: http://buggyandbuddy.com/flower-crafts-kids-textured-tissue-paper-flowers/

Egg carton flowers: http://www.toddlerapproved.com/2012/04/spring-flowers-made-with-egg-cartons.html

Glossy paper flowers: http://www.parentdish.co.uk/fun-and-activities/crafts-for-kids-how-to-make-glossy-paper-flowers/

Paper loop flowers: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/paper-loop-flowers/

Pipe cleaner flowers: http://www.craftelf.com/General_Pipecleaner_flowers.htm

Paper lilies: http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/kidscraftsactivitiesblog/2009/03/how-to-make-easter-lilies-bouquet-of-flowers-craft-with-your-kids-handprints/

Flower pinwheel: http://www.firstpalette.com/Craft_themes/Nature/flowerpinwheel/flowerpinwheel.html

Flower using toilet paper roll: http://www.craftymorning.com/flower-craft-kids-using-toilet-paper-roll/


 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.preschooleducation.com/sflower.shtml

http://www.first-school.ws/activities/music/numbers/5flowers.htm

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/music_station04/music_station_may04.shtml

https://advanceddenglish.wordpress.com/2011/04/07/fingerplay-five-spring-flowers/

http://www.angelfire.com/la/kinderthemes/pfingerplays.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Amelia Bedelia’s First Field Trip- Herman Parish
Helpful Tractor- Melinda Melton Crow
Story County- Derek Anderson
Farm- Elisha Cooper
Field Trip Day- Lynn Plourde
Otis- Loren Long
Max Goes to the Farm- Adria Klein
Biscuit’s Day at the Farm- Alyssa Satin Capuccilli
Chickens to the Rescue- John Himmelman
Chicks and Salsa- Aaron Reynolds
Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop- Lisa Shulman
Berenstain Bears Down on the Farm- Stan Berenstain
Go to Sleep, Little Farm- Mary Lyn Ray
Doug Unplugs on the Farm- Dan Yaccarino
It’s Milking Time- Phyllis Alsdurf
Boo Cow- Patricia Goeher Baehr
Pigs to the Rescue- John Himmelman
Funny Farm- Mark Teague
Veronica Goes to Petunia’s Farm- Roger Duvoisin
Old MacDonald Drives a Tractor- Don Carter

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate sheep: http://www.housingaforest.com/paper-plate-sheep-craft/

Paper plate cow: http://www.craftymorning.com/paper-plate-cow-valentine-craft-kids/

Handprint horse: https://www.flickr.com/photos/picassoz/4543806862/

Clothes pin horse: http://littlegenegreenbean.blogspot.com/search/label/printables?updated-max=2010-10-04T17:30:00-07:00&max-results=20

Rooster puppet: http://seewhatwedidtoday.blogspot.jp/2010/03/hand-print-rooster-puppet.html

Farm coloring book: http://twistynoodle.com/my-farm-book-coloring-page/

Paper barn: http://www.kidscreativechaos.com/2012/10/fall-farm-fun-with-big-red-barn-by.html

Construction paper tractor: http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/transportation/tractor-craft.asp

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, songs):

http://www.preschooleducation.com/sfarm.shtml

http://www.prekfun.com/themes/prekthemes/A-F/Farm/Farm__Songs.htm

http://www.angelfire.com/dc/childsplay/Down_on_the_Farm_Theme.htm

 

Books in PPL's Collection:

Prince of a Frog- Jackie Urbanovic
By Mouse and Frog- Deborah Freedman
Frog’s Lucky Day- Eve Bunting
999 Tadpoles- Ken Kimura
An Extraordinary Egg- Leo Lionni
Tad and Dad- David Ezra Stein
Froggy is the Best- Jonathan London
Tadpoles and Frogs- Thea Feldman
Bertha and the Frog Choir- Luc Foccroulle
Bradley McGogg, the Very Fine Frog- Tim Beiser
Frog and Friends- Eve Bunting
Frog or Toad? How Do You Know?- Melissa Stewart
Ribbit, Ribbit- Candace Ryan
Pound Dog and Frog- Rowley Carter
City Dog, Country Frog- Mo Willems
Ring Went Zing- Sean Taylor
Spells- Emily Gravett
I Love Grandma- Lizi Boyd
Green Wilma, Frog in Space- Tedd Arnold
Bad Frogs- Thacher Hurd

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate frog mask: http://kidscraftroom.com/paper-plate-frog-mask-animal-mask/


Frog with tongue: http://sherbees.blogspot.com/2014/08/yikes-two-more-weeks-of-summer.html

Paper plate tree frog: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2011/09/easy-paper-plate-frog-craft.html

Wiggle frog: http://smartypantsfun.com/wiggle-frog-printable-craft-for-kids/

Frog visor hat: http://fabianacarters.blogspot.com/2013/05/frog-hat.html

Frog on a lily pad: http://www.thecrafttrain.com/1/post/2013/06/frog-on-a-lilly-pad-with-printable-template.html

Clothes pin Big-Mouth frog: http://welcomebabyuc.blogspot.com/2013/08/book-review-big-wide-mouthed-frog-by.html

Frog hand puppet: http://www.nashvilleparent.com/uncategorized/paper-frog-hand-puppet

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://childfun.com/index.php/activity-themes/animals/112-frog-activity-thems.html?start=4

http://theresaheitz.weebly.com/songs-rhymes-and-finger-plays.html

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/music_station03/music_station_june03.shtml

http://bplpicturebooks.blogspot.com/2011/04/toddler-storytime-for-frogs-with.html

http://littlefingersplay.blogspot.com/2009/10/one-green-frog-went-hop-hop-hop_17.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Lost in the Leaf Pile- Katharine Kenah
Fall Leaves: Colorful and Crunchy- Martha EH Rustad (nf)
Dragon’s Leaf Collection- Becky Matheson
Leaves on the Trees- Thom Wiley
Big Wolf & Little Wolf, the Little Leaf That Wouldn’t Fall- Nadine Brun-Cosme
Leaf Trouble- Jonathan Emmett
Little Yellow Leaf- Carin Berger
Leaves! Leaves! Leaves!- Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Ruby’s Falling Leaves- Rosemary Wells
Leaves- David Ezra Stein
Fall Leaf Project- Margaret McNamara
Fall Leaves- Don Curry
I Am a Leaf- Jean Marzollo
Autumn Leaves- Gail Saunders-Smith (nf)
Autumn Leaves- Ken Robbins (nf)
Leaf Jumpers- Carole Gerber (nf)
Freddie and Flossie and the Leaf Monster- Laura Lee Hope
Leaves in Fall- Martha EH Rustad (nf)
Leaves Fall Down- Lisa Bullard (nf)
City Leaves, City Trees- Edward Gallob (nf)

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Yarn trees: http://3dinosaurs.com/wordpress/index.php/red-leaf-yellow-leaf-yarn-tree/


Leaf coaster: http://www.confessionsofahomeschooler.com/blog/2013/07/diy-homemade-leaf-coaster-craft.html

Clay leaf bowls: http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/autumn-leaf-bowls/#_a5y_p=953699

Leaf printing: http://kleas.typepad.com/kleas/2010/10/leaf-printing.html#

Leaf candle lantern: http://creativepartyideasbycheryl.blogspot.com/2011/09/fall-leaf-candle.html

Leaf necklace: http://www.kiwicrate.com/projects/Autumn-Leaf-Necklace/464

Cork painting-Tree: http://www.thepickyapple.com/blog/2011/10/13/autumn-cork-painting/

Scrap paper tree: http://www.hyglossproducts.com/Fall-Craft-s/412.htm

Seed leaf trees: http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/09/fall-activities-for-kids-with-pumpkin.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.mypreschool-crafts.com/fall-poems.html

http://stepbystepcc.com/leaves.html

http://www.brighthubeducation.com/preschool-crafts-activities/50119-fun-fall-leaf-activities/

Books in PPL's Collection:

Rappy the Raptor- Dan Gutman
I Got the Rhythm- Connie Schofield-Morrison
Bertha and the Frog Choir- Luc Foccroulle
Thelonious Mouse- Orel Odinov Protpopescu
Busy Bees on Broadway- M. Mairland DeLand
Symphony City- Amy Martin
Little Pig Joins the Band- David Costello
Rock ‘n’ Roll Mole- Carolyn Crimi
Passing the Music Down- Sarah Sullivan
Hip & Hop, Don’t Stop- Jef Czekaj
Boom Bah!- Phil Cmmings
Toot & Puddle: Get With the Beat!- Laura F Marsh
Catfish Kate and the Sweet Swamp Band- Sarah Weeks
Farmer Joe and the Music Show- Tony Milton
Chuck’s Band- Peggy Perry Anderson
Animal Band- C.S. Jennigns
Bessie and the Night Raiders- Sue Stauffacher
Soon Baboon Soon- Dave Horowitz
Punk Farm- Jarrett Krosoczka
Hepcat: Live in Concert- William Bramhall

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Rain stick bottle: http://www.inlieuofpreschool.com/diy-sensory-bottles-rain-stick/

Simple drum: http://www.howtorunahomedaycare.com/articles/make-a-simple-drum-for-preschool-fun/
Paper plate tambourine: http://joeseoulman.blogspot.com/2012/06/tambourine-paper-plate-music-craft.html

Paper towel roll horn: http://mykidcraft.com/toot-tooter/
Easy jingle bells: http://blogs.babycenter.com/life_and_home/craft-simple-jingle-bells-for-kids/
Maracas: http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/mexico/mexican_maracas.htm
Straw pan flute: https://kriegerscience.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/a-pan-flute/
Popsicle stick harmonica: http://www.housingaforest.com/popsicle-stick-harmonica/

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://elainekabigting.weebly.com/songs-rhymes-and-finger-plays.html

http://kids.wccls.org/2013/05/fingerplay-fun-friday_24.html

http://www.poetry4kids.com/cat-Music.html

http://www.anitapoems.com/poems-about-music.html

http://www.nowaterriver.com/poetry-friday-the-rabbit-band/

Books in PPL's Collection:

Just a Kite- Mercer Mayer
Olivia and the Kite Party- Alex Harvey
Kite Day- Will Hillenbrand
Dora and the Rainbow Kite Festival- Christine Ricci
Seagull Sam- Katie Clark
Curious George and the Kite- Monica Perez
Someone Bigger- Jonathan Emmett
Berenstain Bears We Like Kites- Stan Berenstain
Windy- Robin Mitchell
Kites: Magic Wishes That Fly Up to the Sky- Demi
Berenstain Bears and the Big Red Kite- Stan Berensatin
Pinkalicious: Cherry Blossom- Victoria Kann
Triple Trouble Time- Kris Hirschman
Elmo and Grover, Come on Over!- Katherine Ross
Curious George Flies a Kite- Margaret Rey
Stuck- Oliver Jeffers
Berenstain Bears Do Their Best- Stan Berenstain
Riley Flies a Kite- Susan Blackaby
Catch the Wind- Gail Gibbons

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Rainbow sun catcher kite-  http://www.messylittlemonster.com/2015/02/paper-plate-craft-rainbow-sun-catcher.html
Recycled bottle Koinobori - http://childhood101.com/2013/06/art-projects-for-kids-recycled-bottle-koinobori/
Lunch sack kite- http://www.lovelycommotion.com/lunch-sack-kite/
Bird kites (paper)- http://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/crafts/paper-crafts/paper-kites.htm
Big wax paper kites- http://blog.giddygiddy.com/giddygiddy/2010/08/my-entry-1.html
Sled kite- http://babbledabbledo.com/diy-toy-tyvek-sled-kite/
Dragon kite- http://www.favecrafts.com/Outdoor-Crafts-for-Kids/firey-dragon-kite
Paper plate - http://craftsbyamanda.com/paper-plate-kite/
Sun kite- http://www.ict.griffith.edu.au/anthony/kites/paper_sun.gif

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/theme_station06/mar06_kites.shtml
http://stepbystepcc.com/kites.html
http://www.angelfire.com/dc2/childsplaythemes/kites.html
http://www.preschoolplaybook.com/2009/03/fingerplays-for-wind.html
http://www.childcarelounge.com/general-themes/kite.php

 

Books in PPL's Collection:

Three Little Owls- Emanuele Luzzati
Bump! Little Owl- Jo Lodge
Midnight Library- Kazuno Kohara
Rocket Writes a Story- Tad Hills
Little Owl’s Night- Divya Srinivasan
Owly & Wormy, Friends All a Flutter- Andy Runton
Little Owl Lost- Chris Haughton
Annie Hoot and the Knitting Extravaganza- Holly Clifton-Brown
“I’m Not Sleepy!”- Jonathan Allen
Wow! Said the Owl- Tim Hopgood
Whoo Goes There?- Jennifer Ericsson
“I’m Not Scared!”- Jonathan Allen
The Duck & the Owl- Hanna Johansen
Wake Up, Oliver!- Sue Hendra
Owls- Melissa Gish
Owls- Nick Winnick
Cock-A-Doodle-Hooooooo!- Mich Manning
I’m Not Cute!- Jonathan Allen

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate owl: http://craftsbyamanda.com/paper-plate-owl-craft/
Wide eyed owl: http://fun-a-day.com/book-inspired-preschool-owl-craft/
Handprint owl: https://nikarella.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/owl-storytime/
Paper roll owl: http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/kidscraftsactivitiesblog/2012/10/how-to-make-a-paper-owl-decorations-for-halloween/
Paper bag owl: http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mbagowl.htm
Felt owl: http://yougogirl.typepad.com/you_go_girl/2010/11/its-a-hoot.html
Cupcake liner owls: http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/20109/owl-craft
Canister owl: http://www.theseasonedmom.com/what-were-doing-making-snowy-owls/
Pom-pom owl: http://www.littlefamilyfun.com/2011/04/pom-pom-owls.html
Leaf owl: http://www.sixcherriesontop.com/2013/10/owl-leaf-art.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://karenchace.blogspot.com/2012/12/owls-flying-high-with-fingerplays-songs.html
http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems50.html
http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/owls.html
http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/owls/owl_songs.htm
http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/owl.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Bob and Flo -Ashdown, Rebecca
Dragon’s Extraordinary Egg- Gliori, Debi
Flora and the Penguin- Idle, Molly Schaar
Not So Perfect Penguin- Smallman, Steve
Penguin Pete and Pat- Pfister, Marcus
Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole- Berenstain, Stan
All By Myself!- Jadoul, Emile
One Cool Friend- Buzzeo, Toni
Tony Baloney- Ryan, Pam Munoz
What’s in the Egg, Little Pip?- Wilson, Karma
Up and Down- Jeffers, Oliver
Polar Opposites- Brooks, Erik
Come Back Soon- Schallau, Daniel Page
The Pirate and the Penguin- Storms, Patricia
Sergio Saves the Game- Rodriquez, Edel
If You Were a Penguin- Minor, Wendell
A Penguin Story- Portis, Antoinette
Turtle’s Penguin Day- Gorbachev, Valeri
Playful Little Penguins- Mitton, Tony
Three Cheers for Tacky- Lester, Helen

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate penguin: http://www.woojr.com/preschool-christmas-crafts-paper-plate-penguin/

Styrofoam penguin: http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/styrofoam-penguin.asp

Oval penguin: http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/shapes/oval-penguin

Plastic cup penguin:  http://www.couponsaregreat.net/crafty-tuesday-plastic-cup-penguin/

Handprint penguin:  http://learncreatelove.com/handprint-penguin-craft/

Paper penguin: http://mommysavers.com/indoor-fun-for-kids-winter-penguin-craft-and-song/

Egg carton penguin: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/egg-carton-penguin-craft/

Paper plate penguin: http://www.freekidscrafts.com/paper-plate-penguin/

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/penguin.html

http://storytimekatie.com/2011/01/03/penguins/

http://www.childfun.com/themes/animals/penguins/

http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/preschool_themes/penguins/penguin_songs.htm

Books in PPL's Collection:

Me First- Helen Lester
Pig Kahuna: Who’s That Pig?- Jennifer Gordon Sattler
Henry’s Stars- David Elliot
Big Pigs- Leslie Helakoski
Pig on the Hill- John Kelly
Ten Moonstruck Piglets- Lindsay Lee Johnson
Poindexter Makes a Friend- Mike Twohy
A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea- Michael Ian Black
Not a Stick- Antoinette Portis
Wilbur’s Adventure- E.B. White
Will You Read to Me? – Denys Cazet
20 Hungry Piggies- Trudy Harris
Pig Tale- Helen Oxenbury
Emmett’s Pig- Mary Stolz
Pig Enough- Janie Bynum
Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf- Glen Rounds
True Story of the 3 Little Pigs- Jon Scieszka
Picnic with Piggins- Jane Yolen
Small Pig- Arnold Lobel
Chicken, Pig, Cow- Ruth Ohi

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Wine cork pig- http://www.craftymorning.com/make-pigs-using-wine-corks-kids-craft/

Craft foam pig- http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/animals/farm/pig-craft.asp

Wiggly pig finger puppet- http://mykidcraft.com/wiggly-pig-finger-puppet/

Paper plate pig craft- http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mplatepig.htm

Piggy bank- http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/miscellaneous/mpiggybank.html

Pig party hat- http://www.creativepartyblog.com/pig-birthday-party-hat

Plastic bottle piggy bank- http://realmomshelpingrealmoms.blogspot.com/2009/05/make-home-made-piggy-bank-with-kidos.html

Pig snouts- http://funinprek1.blogspot.com/2012/12/fun-with-fairy-tales-friday-freebies.html

 

Extras (Finger Play, Poems, Songs):

http://storytimekatie.com/2011/06/02/pigs/

http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/pigs.html

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/theme-station09/pigs-april.shtml

http://www.poetry4kids.com/poem-541.html#.VZLq2hvbKzc

Books in PPL's Collection:

P is For Pirate- Even Bunting (nf)
I Love My Pirate Papa- Laura Leuk
Pirates Love Underpants- Claire Freedman
Pirates Guide to First Grade- James Preller
Pirates Guide to Recess- James Preller
Pirates Next Door- Jonny Duddle
Pirate Boy- Eve Bunting
Pirates Go to School- Corinne Demas
Pirates of the Sea!- Brandon Dorman
Pirate vs. Pirate- Mary Quattlebaum
Small Saul- Ashley Spires
Pirate Cruncher- Jonny Duddle
Pirate and the Penguin- Patricia Storms
Gingerbread Pirates- Kristin Kladstrup
Henry and the Crazed Chicken Pirates- Carolyn Crimi
Papa is a Pirate- Katharina Grossman-Hensel
No-Good Do-Good Pirates- Jim Kraft
Dirty Joe, the Pirate- Bill Harley
Pirate Pete’s Talk Like a Pirate- Kim Kennedy

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Pirate ship- http://www.deepspacesparkle.com/2010/02/06/pirate-ship-art-lesson-for-fourth-grade/

Paper plate pirate- http://www.iheartcraftythings.com/2011/06/story-time-tuesday-w-paper-plate-pirate.html

Pirate eye patch- http://www.freekidscrafts.com/pirate-eye-patch/

Felt treasure map- http://www.sewcando.com/2010/07/craftshare-week-8-felt-is-fun-treasure.html

Pirate telescope- http://www.multiplemummy.com/blog/more-pirate-stuff-a-telescope/

Pirate hooks- http://eastcoastmommyblog.blogspot.ca/2014/07/simple-pirate-hooks.html

Pirate mask- https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/54/7a/3e/547a3e028665cb9973a8f052d10ab986.jpg

Paper treasure map- http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/pirates/mmap.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://sunflowerstorytime.com/2013/01/31/ahoy-pirates/

http://bornlibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/10/pirate-storytime-songs-and-fingerplays.html

http://www.susanmdailey.com/pirates.htm

http://storytimekatie.com/2012/06/18/pirates/

http://stepbystepcc.com/pirate.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Cub’s Big World- Thomson, Sarah
Polar Bear Morning- Thompson, Lauren
Polar Bear Night- Thompson, Lauren
Mama, Why?- Wilson, Karma
Big Bear, Little Brother- Norac, Carl
The Ice Bear- Morris, Jackie
Little Polar Bear- Beer, Hans de
Polar Bear Paddle- Bedford, David
Polar Opposites- Brooks, Erik
Panda & Polar Bear- Baek, Matthew
Polar Bear Puzzle- Lumry, Amanda
Hush Little Polar Bear- Mack, Jeff
Romeo and Lou Blast Off- Anderson, Derek
The Big Fuzzy- Castle, Caroline
Cold Paws, Warm Heart- Floyd, Madeleine
A Splendid Friend, Indeed- Bloom, Suzanne
Ice Bear- Davies, Nicola
Polar Bolero- Gliori, Debi
Chilly Bear- Counhaye, Guy
Irving and Mukruk- Pinkwater, Daniel Manus

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Paper plate polar bear: http://abccreativelearning.com/polar-bear-arctic-craft/

Polar bear cup puppet: http://twigglemagazine.com/January-activities/polar-bear-craft.html

3D paper polar bear: http://briebrieblooms.com/polar-bear-kids-craft-to-celebrate-international-polar-bear-day/

Circle polar bear: http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mcircle_polar_bear.htm

Polar bear foot : http://paytonspreciouskindergarteners.blogspot.com/2013/01/polar-bear-fun.html

Cotton ball polar bear: http://artsymomma.com/2014/02/paper-plate-polar-bear-craft.html

Paper bag polar bear: http://jennwa.blogspot.com/2009/01/paper-bag-polar-bear-craft.html

Shredded paper polar bear: http://www.makeandtakes.com/crafting-winter-animals-that-shred

Polar bear mask: http://www.iheartcraftythings.com/2012/01/polar-bear-masks.html

Polar bear finger puppet: http://www.iheartcraftythings.com/2015/12/polar-bear-kids-craft-finger-puppets.html?utm_source=bp_recent&utm-medium=gadget&utm_campaign=bp_recent

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.preschoolexpress.com/theme-station12/polar-bears-january.shtml

http://lisaslibraryland.blogspot.com/2013/01/flannel-friday-five-little-polar-bears.html

http://stepbystepcc.com/arctic2.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Ready for Pumpkins- Kate Duke
Pumpkin Countdown- Joan Holub
Perfect Pumpkin Hunt- Gail Herman
Pumpkin Cat- Anne Mortimer
Pumpkin Trouble- Jan Thomas
Apples and Pumpkins- Anne Rockwell
Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin- Susan Hill
Very Best Pumpkin- Mark Kimball Moulton
Pumpkin Harvest- Calvin Harris
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?- Margaret McNamara
Bumpy Little Pumpkin- Margery Cuyler
Mrs. McMurphy’s Pumpkin- Rick Walton
Franklin’s Pumpkins- Sharon Jennings
Stubborn Pumpkin- Laura Geringer
Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night- Anne Rockwell
Pumpkin Book- Gail Gibbons
Pumpkin Man- Judith Moffat
Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin- James Howe
Pumpkin, Pumpkin- Jeanne Titherington
Pumpkin Patch- Elizabeth King

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Pumpkin printable craft: http://learncreatelove.com/printable-pumpkin-craft/

Melted crayon pumpkin: http://teachingmama.org/melted-crayon-pumpkin/

Pasta pumpkin: http://www.momto2poshlildivas.com/2011/10/colored-glittered-pasta-pumpkins-for.html

Knuckle print pumpkins: http://earlylearning.momtrusted.com/2012/10/preschool-pumpkin-project-making-pumpkin-prints-with-your-knuckles/

Little yarn ball pumpkins: http://www.makeandtakes.com/little-apple-yarn-favors

Beaded pumpkin: http://learncreatelove.com/beaded-pumpkin-craft/

Pumpkin bracelet: http://www.juxtapost.com/site/permlink/6cda0380-8025-11e1-ac7f-ff4a724def31/post/pumpkin_craft_for_preschool_this_week/

Pom-pom pumpkin: http://grandparentsplus.com/preschool-pumpkin-craft/

Stained glass pumpkin: http://www.kraftykid.com/tissue-paper-stained-glass-pumpkin-craft

Family pumpkin patch: http://activitiesforkids.com/family-pumpkin-patch-craft/

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://stepbystepcc.com/pumpkins2.html

http://www.daycareresource.com/printables/fingerplays/thepumpkinsong.pdf

 

Books in PPL's Collection:

It’s Raining Cats and Frogs!- Harriet Ziefert (bilingual)
Good Ship Crocodile- J. Patrick Lewis
Rain Train- Elena De Roo
My Side of the Car- Kate Feiffer
Cloudette- Tom Lichtenheld
Rain School- James Rumford
Waiting Out the Storm- JoAnn Early Macken
Drip, Drop! The Rain Won’t Stop!- Sheila Sweeney Higginson
Rain, Rain, Go Away- Catherine Lukas
One Rainy Day- M. Christina Butler
Rain- Manya Stojic

Rain Stomper- Addie K. Boswell
Rain Play- Cynthia Cotton
Lila and the Secret of Rain- David Conway
Who Likes Rain?- Wong Herbert Yee
Rainy Day- Patricia Lakin
I Love the Rain- Margaret Park Bridges
Raindrop Plop!- Wendy Cheyette Lewison
Red Rubber Boot Day- Mary Lyn Ray

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Cloud puppet- http://busymommymedia.com/preschool-cloud-puppets/

Paper umbrellas- http://www.mykidsguide.com/craft-for-kids-diy-paper-umbrellas/

Rain cloud ribbons- http://blogs.familyeducation.com/blogs/allison-mcdonald/rain-cloud-ribbons

Melted crayon rain cloud- http://www.nashvilleparent.com/uncategorized/melted-crayon-rain-craft

Homemade rain gauge- http://theimaginationtree.com/2012/04/homemade-rain-gauge.html

Stained glass rain cloud- http://www.thirtyhandmadedays.com/2014/05/kids-spring-rain-cloud-craft/

Corn syrup rain- http://www.motherhoodonadime.com/kids/corn-syrup-rain/

Rain cloud mobile- http://www.learning4kids.net/2012/12/19/r-is-for-rain-making-a-rain-craft/

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://stepbystepcc.com/rain2.html

http://www.alphabet-soup.net/mini/rain.html

http://musicmakersforkids.blogspot.com/2009/02/march-fingerplays-weather.html

http://www.naturallyeducational.com/2011/04/rain-songs-and-poems-for-children/

http://www.mothergoosecaboose.com/rainpoems.html

Books in PPL's Collection:

Doug Unplugs on the Farm- Dan Yaccarino
Junkyard- Mike Austin
Fix This Mess- Tedd Arnold
Robots, Robots Everywhere- Sue Fliess
Doug Unplugged- Dan Yaccarino
Boy + Bot- Ame Dyckman
Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot- Margaret McNamara
Wodney Wat’s Wobot- Helen Lester
Cookiebot- Katie Van Camp
Clink- Kelly Dipucchio
Trouble with Sisters and Robots- Steve Gritton
R Robot Saves Lunch- R. Nicholas Kuszyk
Watch Out for Wolfgang- Paul Carrick
Scooby-Doo! and the Rotten Robot- Mariah Baladan
Mama Robot- Davide Cali
Wall-E: Read Aloud Storybook- Matthew N. Garret
Atomic Ace and the Robot Rampage- Jeff Weigel
Superhero- Marc Tauss
Sleepy Time Olie- William Joyce
Rolie Polie Olie- William Joyce

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Cardboard tube robot: http://www.redtedart.com/2012/01/25/kids-craft-cardboard-tube-robot/


Design your own robot: http://nevershushed.com/2013/05/03/affirmative-robots-in-storytime/

Mechanical parts robot: http://www.theartannex.com/2011/10/pre-school-robot-builders.html

Styrofoam ball robots: http://craftsncoffee.com/2013/05/30/crafts-for-kids-robot-crafts-for-boys-and-girls/

Recycled robot ornaments: http://craftsncoffee.com/2014/06/24/tinsel-tuesdays-recycled-robot-christmas-ornaments-that-kids-can-craft/
Box robots: http://www.redtedart.com/2010/12/01/kids-get-crafty-robots/
Aluminum foil robots: https://www.raisingarizonakids.com/2012/12/robots/

Paper bag robots: http://www.warmhotchocolate.com/2010/04/16/daily-art-robot-puppets/

Tin can robots: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/tin-can-robots/

Robbie the Robot: http://www.kraftykid.com/robbie-the-robot-craft

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

https://hushlander.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/toddler-time-robots/

http://fingerplays-b3ok.blogspot.com/2013/08/robot-song.html
http://www.futurelibrariansuperhero.com/2012/06/robot-storytime.html
http://www.poetry4kids.com/poem-151.html#.VVegHZ0o7cs
http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems/best/robot

Books in PPL's Collection:

Smiley Shark- Ruth Galloway
Shark & Lobster’s Amazing Undersea Adventures- Viviane Schwarz
Gilbert in Deep- Jane Clarke
Shark in the Dark- Peter Bently
Shark vs Train- Chris Barton
Gilbert the Hero- Jane Clarke
I'm a Shark!- Bob Shea
Clark the Shark- Bruce Hale
Thomas and the Shark- W. Railway Awdry
Shark Attack- Ace Landers
Clark the Shark Dares to Share- Bruce Hale
Clark the Shark Tooth Trouble- Bruce Hale
Clark the Shark Takes Heart- Bruce Hale
Hark! A Shark!- Bonnie Worth
Sharks!- Sindy McKay
Shark or Dolphin?- Melissa Stewart
Little Shark- Anne Rockwell
Yummy Yummy! Food for My Tummy!- Sam Lloyd
Shark-tastic- Lori Stein
National Geographic Kids. Everything Sharks- Ruth Musgrove

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Clothespin shark: http://www.kixcereal.com/kix-cereal-clothespin-shark/

Paper plate shark: http://littlecrafter.com/shark-paper-plate-craft/

Shark hat: http://www.teachingthelittlepeople.com/on-the-shelves-of-the-teacher-stores/sea-hats-revisited/

Fish eating shark toy: http://makinglearningfun.com/themepages/Ocean-SharkEatingFishToy.htm

Shark paper bag puppet: http://www.kraftykid.com/shark-paper-bag-puppet

Plastic bottle shark toy: http://krokotak.com/2014/06/empty-plastic-bottles-game/

Golf ball sharks: http://craftklatchwithmona.blogspot.com/2014/08/diy-shark-golf-balls-shark-week-craft.html

Footprint sharks: http://gluedtomycraftsblog.com/2013/08/footprint-sharks-craft.html

Shark binoculars: http://www.pinkstripeysocks.com/2015/02/toilet-roll-shark-binoculars-kids-craft.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMqG8UU1gCM

http://bplpicturebooks.blogspot.com/2011/03/storytime-rhymes-and-fingerplays-for.html

http://www.poetry4kids.com/poem-612.html#.VYhxPZ0o7cs

Books in PPL's Collection:

Whoo! Whoo! Goes the Train- Anne Rockwell
Train-Elisha Cooper
My Little Train-Satomi Ichikawa
Train Goes Clickety-Clack- Jonathan London
Locomotive- Brian Floca
All Aboard!- Rebecca Kai Dotlich
How to Train a Train- Jason Carter Eaton
Rain Train- Elena DeRoo
Last Train- Gordon Titcomb
Shark vs. Train- Chris Barton
Fast Train, Slow Train- Tommy Stubbs
Josh and the Whoo Whoo- David Bedford
Trains: Steaming! Pulling! Huffing!- Patricia Hubbell
Train to Maine- Jamie Spencer
Giorgio and His Star Crane Train- Jessica Spanyol
All Aboard to Dreamland- Melanie Harby
Hey Mr. Choo-Choo, Where are You Going?- Susan Wickberg
Little engine that could- Watty Piper
Jingle the Brass- Patricia Newman

 

Crafts on the Internet:

Toilet paper roll train- http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/58370/toilet-paper-roll-train-craft

DIY Train Whistle: http://www.thedoityourselfmom.com/2011/10/train-themed-preschool-craft-train_11.html

Tissue box train: http://discoveringbreadcrumbs.com/alphabet-train-craft-and-alphabet-sorting/

Candy train: http://www.werecallingshenanigans.com/2013/12/19/christmas-candy-trains/

Thumbprint train: http://www.craftoart.com/2011/10/thumbprintfingerprint-freight-train.html?m=1

Train shapes paper craft:  http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/transportation/mshapes-train.htm

Train paint craft: http://learncreatelove.com/printable-train-craft/

Pop out choo choo: http://www.toddlerapproved.com/2010/08/pop-out-choo-choo.html

Picture train: http://www.toddlerapproved.com/2011/02/love-train.html

 

Extras (Finger Plays, Poems, Songs):

http://www.childcarelounge.com/general-themes/trains.php

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/books/transportation/onthetrain/ (printable book)

http://childfun.com/index.php/activity-themes/miscellaneous/712-train-activity-theme.html?start=4

http://www.angelfire.com/dc2/childsplaythemes/trains.html

http://stepbystepcc.com/train.html

 

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