Storytime: Dinosaurs!

Today we held a dinosaur storytime with somewhere in the realm of 100 attendees. Not something I thought I would find myself doing, ever, but it went surprisingly well. (Maybe that’s not a surprise. Who doesn’t love dinosaurs?) We also had the benefit of a three-foot-tall T-Rex puppet who assisted with our stretchers and (of course!) offered everyone a kiss at the end of the storytime.

Books for Older Children

Whatever Happened to the Dinosaurs? – Bernard Most

Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones – Byron Barton

When Dinosaurs Came with Everything – Elise Broach

If the Dinosaurs Came Back – Bernard Most

Books for Younger Children

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? – Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime – Bob Shea

Dinosaur Dinosaur – Kevin Lewis

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs – Byron Barton

Dinosaur Stomp – Paul Stickland

Fingerplays

Dinosaur, Dinosaur (Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear)

Five Enormous Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Hunt (Bear Hunt)

Dinosaur, Dinosaur (Thumbs)

Dinosaurs (with puppet)

Our handout is here.

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