Story Time – Goldilocks Measures Things

by | Jul 14, 2020 | Blog, Kid's Corner, Story Time | 0 comments

Story Time – Goldilocks Measures Things

10:30 am ONLINE on Facebook – ages 2 to 5

This week for story time we had a special guest – Goldilocks! Goldilocks loves to measure things. We learned how to use different units of measurement to see whether things are small, medium, or large.

Early Literacy Tip and Activity:

Tip

Learning through play is relaxed, fun & creative. Through a single enjoyable activity. you child can learn about following directions, taking turns, and showing appreciation to others, all skills that are necessary for healthy development.

- Lambert

Activity

Recite the “Hickory, Dickory, Dare,” rhyme while holding a small, stuffed bear or a beanbag. Throw the bear up in the air and catch it. Then give your child a chance to toss the bear. Very young children might need a parent to guide their hands as they toss the animal. Make sure to clap and congratulate her efforts. This is a great family activity where everyone can clap for and encourage each other.

Books Presented

The Three Bears
by Paul Galdone

Three bears return from a walk and find a little girl asleep in the little wee bear’s bed.

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I Thought This was a Bear Book
by Tara Lazar

Prince Zilch from Planet Zero crash lands in the Three Bears story, and it is up to baby bear to figure out a way to get him back to his own book.

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  The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear / El ratoncito, la fresa roja y madura y el gran oso hambriento

por Don y Audrey Wood; traducido por Teresa Mlawer

El ratoncito hara cualquier cosa para evitar que el gran oso hambriento le quite su fresa.

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The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear
by Don and Audrey Wood

Little Mouse worries that the big, hungry bear will take his freshly picked, ripe, red strawberry for himself.

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A Den is a Bed for a Bear
by Becky Baines

Welcome to the snug world of bear dens. Kids will explore these intriguing places, and find our how, when, and why they are used.

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Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom

Zoom, zoom, zoom, We’re going to the moon
If you want to take a trip, Climb aboard my rocket ship
Zoom, zoom, zoom I’m going to the moon!

Far, far far, We’re going to the stars…

Fun, fun, fun, We’re going to the sun…

Hickory Dickory Dare

Hickory Dickory Dare.
The bear flew up in the air!
The man in brown soon brought him down,
Hickory Dickory Dare.

– Traditional

Three Brown Bears

(To the tune of Three Blind Mice)

Three brown bears, three brown bears.
See all their beds, see all their chairs.
The mommy cooked in a big brown pot.
The daddy’s porridge was much too hot,
The baby bear always cried a lot.
Three brown bears.

– Jocolibrary.org

Crafts and Activities

Assemble this Goldilocks and the Three Bears puzzle online!

Create your own Goldilocks story with the template available below!

Make and eat this tasty bear toast snack!

Make this bear headband!

Additional Books

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
as retold by Mo Willems

Once upon a time, there were three hungry Dinosaurs. They were definitely not setting a trap for some succulent, unsupervised little girl. Definitely not!

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Explorers of the Wild
by Cale Atkinson

A bear and a boy who both love exploring learn to share their adventures together.

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