Program of the Week – Storytime -Three Billy Goats Gruff

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   Introducing a new feature here at Story Time with Jen
“Program of the Week”

    Each Thursday I’ll be posting my favourite children’s program from the week. It could be a story time program, a school age program even programs for teens. Below the post each week you’ll be able to link up and share your favourite program from the week too! I thought this would be a fabulous way to share ideas.
My program this week:  Preschool Story Time
For my preschool story time’s I start with a great book and then build the program around it. I generally use the same songs, and rhymes over the course of a session, but if you’d like me to include them for next week I can.
The Three Billy Goat’s Gruff
Books used:
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Featured Book
      Whose food is this?  Steve Jenkins
Fabulous Flannel Board Source (used for retelling) :
It’s amazing how quickly the children learned “The Three Billy Goat’s Gruff”
For the closing activity for this program we made troll grass heads:
cotton balls
grass seeds
items for decorating
pantyhose/nylon socks
1. Cut the ends of pantyhose (I get pairs from the $ store)
2. Have the kids sprinkle grass seed in the bottom of the pantyhose
3. Add the cotton balls
4. Tie it closed and shape into a head
5. Have the kids decorate.
When the kids get home they can add water to their cup, and place their troll head inside. Put it in a sunny spot.  They will love telling you the following week about how their “Troll’s Hair” is growing:)
I’m looking forward to reading about your programs. Link up below and leave a comment.

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