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The Three Bears

This version is written by Byron Barton, read by Brenda Dougherty with OLSD Preschool

The Three Little Pigs

This version is adapted by Mara Alperin and read by Brenda Dougherty with OLSD preschool.

THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A BELL Read Aloud

Read along with this repetitive story to find out why the old lady swallowed a bell.

The Jacket I wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel

In this winter story, there are repetitive rhymes and repeating sequences with an opportunity for shared reading as young students add additional clothing items.

The Gingerbread Man by Gail Yerrill

"Run, run as fast as you can. You can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man!" Follow the journey of the gingerbread man.

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man by Karen Schmidt

Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Byron Barton

Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Byron Barton

Today is Monday by Eric Carle

Children can explore this book with the days of the week and repeated sequence.

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Lionheart's Elizabeth Dulin narrates this classic children's story written by Linda Williams and illustrated by Megan Lloyd. Fun fall story for sequencing.

Nursery Rhyme: One Two Buckle My Shoe from the Learning Station

Children love the song version of this nursery rhyme. You will be repeating it.

Ten Apples Up on Top! Dr. Seuss Read Aloud

Apple Counting Fun filled with lots of Rhymes

Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama misses mama when he goes to Preschool.

Seven Days of the Week by Nancy Kopman

Seven Days of the Week by Nancy Kopman

Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins

Ten Red Apples Hanging on a Tree...a farm animal counting book.

I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson

This is a story about a character who shares positive feelings about herself. She likes the way she looks, she likes her activities, and she picks herself up and tries again when she makes a mistake. "I Like Me!"

WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING by Elizabeth Verdick

WORDS ARE NOT FOR HURTING by Elizabeth Verdick

COOL DOWN, WORK THROUGH ANGER

COOL DOWN, WORK THROUGH ANGER

Tails Are Not For Pulling || A book about being kind to pets

Tails Are Not For Pulling || A book about being kind to pets

HANDS ARE NOT FOR HITTING by Martine Agassi

HANDS ARE NOT FOR HITTING by Martine Agassi

Germs are Not for Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

Germs are Not for Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

VOICES ARE NOT FOR YELLING by Elizabeth Verdick

VOICES ARE NOT FOR YELLING by Elizabeth Verdick

Curious You..On Your Way illustrated by H.A. Rey

Curious George: On Your Way! is a perfect way to end the year for our Preschool Children who are entering a new phase of their lives. May they always know that they have someone cheering for them wherever their curiosity may take them. We are very proud of you.

Make New Friends but Keep the Old ❤ Friendship Song for Kids ❤ Brain Breaks & Kids Songs by The Learning Station

This is a song that we play in our Preschool Classroom when we have a new friend join or exit our room. We have enjoyed meeting new friends this Preschool Year. Please come back and see us next year to say hello.

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell Read Aloud

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell Read Aloud

Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

A story about colors and counting

The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

STORYTIME- THE THREE LITTLE FISH AND THE BIG BAD SHARK -READ ALOUD Stories For Children This story will remind you of another story, The Three Little Pigs.

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff - Read for you with SILLY VOICES!

Shapes Children's Song | Triangle, Circle, Square and Rectangle | Patty Shukla

Preschool children are able to practice naming their shapes. In this song, Patty sings and helps children identify the number of sides in a given shape. She also relates the shapes to the different shapes all around us.

Shaving Cream Writing

How to Teach Handwriting Using Shaving Cream Supplies Needed: Shaving Cream, Tray, and Letter cards

Should I share My Ice Cream, Animated Version

Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems ( Read Aloud in an Animated Version of an Elephant and Piggie Book.) Elephant Gerald just got an Ice Cream cone and he can't wait to eat it or maybe he should share it with his good friend Piggie. Find out what happens. Try extending it with the attached PDF to practice cutting and making an Ice Cream Cone.

Classroom Rules Song for Children Dance by Patty Shukla

In this Preschool Song, Patty sings about how to follow the rules. She pairs her words, her singing, and sign language to help children make connections to following the classroom rules.

There's Nothing to Do! written by Dev Petty and illustrated by Mike Boldt

Frog is bored. He can't find ANYTHING to do-even when his animal friends try to make suggestions. This will bring a smile to anyone who has heard, "There's nothing to do!"

Life Cycle of a Frog by Jack Hartman

In this catchy song, Jack Hartman uses music to teach the life cycle of a Frog and introduces our Preschoolers to the term, Metamorphosis.

Life Cycle of a Butterfly by Jack Hartman

In this catchy song, Jack Hartman uses music to teach the life cycle of a Butterfly and introduces our Preschoolers to the term, Metamorphosis.

Scissor Skills

This is a simple video to show how to teach your child to use scissors correctly.

There's NOTHING to do! written by Dev Petty and illustrated by Mike Boldt

Frog learns an unexpected lesson about how NOT to be bored.

The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle

#TheMixedUpChameleon #EricCarle #BooksReadAloud What will it become

Re-read Birds by Kevin Henkes

In this second version of Birds by Kevin Henkes, we listen as the story is re-read to us. (Notice that the words are pointed out as the story is read.) Try this at home when you read books. Follow along with your finger pointing out words, common sight or color words, and pairing the word with a picture in the story to make connection.)

Birds by Kevin Henkes

Is this story by Kevin Henkes, we explore looking at birds. Look at their colors, shapes, and sizes with us.

Don’t Worry Bear by Greg Foley

In this story, the bear is worried about his friend the caterpillar as it transforms into a butterfly.

Mrs. Stevens Washing Hands Song

Mrs. Stevens, with Our OLSD Preschool Music, shares her hand washing song and demonstration with us.

The Golden Egg Book

The Golden Egg Book by Margaret Wise Brown. In this version, we will re-read the story. The same book is shared by another OLSD preschool teacher. Please see both versions.

Mat Man: Building him with Pieces

This is a video that ties into our Handwriting without Tears (Learning without Tears) Program. Join us as we watch building Mat Man. This is often done in the classroom just prior to a table time activity where we try and draw a person. We will learn body awareness, body part terms, and the use of body parts.

Handwriting without Tears (Learning without Tears) Where do you start your letters?

This is our Handwriting without Tears (Learning without Tears) Where do you start your letters? This is a song that we often do before our table time or before we are going to be practicing writing our letters or our name.

HWT Tears Alphabet Song

This is our Handwriting without Tears (Learning without Tears) Alphabet Song. It is sung slow enough that children can sing along with it. Variation: Try to pointing the an alphabet strip or the letters as you sing the song. We often do this transitioning to circle time.

Ralph's World - Clean Up [Happy Lemons]

This is our Daily Clean-up Song. We play it twice, allowing children time to clean up their play materials and transition to the next activity.

Letter Factory Alphabet Sounds Song | LeapFrog

Students can identify the letters and letter sounds in this fun song.

Title: Rhyming Game: Do they Rhyme? VERSION #2

Initially the video appears black due to the opening screen. Version #2 This is a rhyming game. Two words are presented. The children are asked to listen to each word and give a thumbs up or thumbs down if the words rhyme or do not rhyme.

Rhyming Game: Do they Rhyme? VERSION #1

Initially the video appears black due to the opening screen. Version #1 This is a rhyming game. Two words are presented. The children are asked to listen to each word and give a thumbs up or thumbs down if the words rhyme or do not rhyme.

ART pattern Ice Creams (4 per page)

Art Patterns for Fine Motor Skill Development: 4 triangle cones per page and 4 circle ice cream scoops per page. Children can follow the lines with their crayons on the circle scoops. They can decide how many scoops to add to their ice cream cone. Children can practice cutting out simple triangles and simple circles. Cut and Glue the scoops on top of the cone. Children can also choose to color their scoops. If your child needs "bigger triangles and circles, please see the pdf with 2 per page.

ART Pattern Ice Creams (2 per page)

Art Patterns for Fine Motor Skill Development: 2 triangle cones per page and 2 circle ice cream scoops per page. Children can follow the lines with their crayons on the circle scoops. They can decide how many scoops to add to their ice cream cone. Children can practice cutting out simple triangles and simple circles. Cut and Glue the scoops on top of the cone. Children can also choose to color their scoops. If your child needs "smaller triangles and circles, please see the pdf with 4 per page.