Virtual Preschool Storytime: Week 1

My first go at virtual preschool storytime!

This was a particularly interesting experience for me because in the past I’ve only really filled in for this age range, and I’ve used most of my go-to content for toddlers the last few months. I’m not against reusing the same content for toddlers and preschoolers (as is age appropriate), but part of my stretch into preschool storytimes includes building our YouTube content for preschoolers, and I don’t want to just make duplicate videos for this age range.

I’m not quite as swamped with virtual programs at the moment, so I used last week to dig into the child development and blogs for this age range. It’s been fun! I have a nice pile of new (to me) content that I’m excited to try out over the next month.

As usual, there are more videos here than content that actually fit in a 30 minute storytime. I like to give myself options, and I make videos often 3-4 days before I go live. Plus, more content for YouTube is just another way for our patrons to access storytimes.

More Preschool Storytime Content:

Find additional storytime content at the links below:

Storytime Resources (includes all storytime outlines)
Virtual Preschool Storytimes
Virtual Baby Storytimes
Virtual Toddler Storytimes
Virtual Family Storytimes (including themed special events)
All Virtual Storytime Outlines

Preschool Storytime Intro Song & Rhyme

Early Literacy Tip: Pick stuff you love. The kids can tell if you hate what you are reading. They can always tell.

Book: The Cow Loves Cookies by Karma Wilson

The Cow Loves Cookies: Wilson, Karma, Hall, Marcellus ...

Song: Drivin’ In My Car by Ralph’s World

Action Rhyme: Cool Cat

Retelling: Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

Discover more Book Retellings. —

Fingerplay: Wiggle Fingers

Discover more Fingerplays. —

Magnet: Little Fox

Discover more Flannel & Magnet Activities. —

Manipulative: Shakers

Closing Song: Elmo Slide by Sesame Street


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