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Share a Story: Blue Storytime


In case you missed our Blue storytime this week, don't worry. Here are some of the fun stories and songs we shared, plus some extras to do your own colorful storytime at home.

From Storytime

Bear sees colors by Karma Wilson

While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.



     Five little blueberries sitting in a bowl

     One fell out and started to… ROLL!

     It bounced off the table and rolled under my seat

     How many blueberries are left to eat? 



     Two little bluebirds sat on a hill,

     One named Jack and one named Jill.

     Fly away, Jack; fly away, Jill,

     Come back, Jack; come back, Jill.


Little blue truck by Alice Schertle

A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.


BLUE CAR (Variation on Brown Bear, Brown Bear)

     [Blue Car, Blue Car] what do you see? I see an [orange plane] looking at me.

     [Orange Plane, Orange Plane] what do you see? [repeat with red ship, purple balloon, brown train, green taxi]

     For the final verse, end with - I see my passengers looking at me!


We bounced the parachute to My Blue Sailboat.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Blue and bumpy by Felicia Macheske

Blue and Bumpy provides young curious readers with striking visual clues and simply written hints. Using the photos and text, readers rely on visual literacy skills, reading, and reasoning as they solve the animal mystery. 

Three blue pigeons [kit] by Nicholas Ian

The text of a children's song about pigeons flying away and coming back explains the concepts of addition and subtraction.

Frog trouble [kit] by Sandra Boynton

Presents a CD and illustrated songbook of country songs, including a beautiful rendition of "Deepest Blue," a song that contends that blue is not, in fact the color of sadness.

A small blue whale by Beth Ferry

A small blue whale learns the meaning of friendship.

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.

Blue on blue by Dianne White

Rhyming text and illustrations depict the swell and quieting of a storm.

Blue jays by Lisa J Amstutz

Simple text and full-color photographs introduce blue jays.

After his teacher says that anything can be in an art exhibition, and his fellow students give myriad reasons why something might belong in a museum, a child offers his special grandmother as an exhibit but when the curator cites a rule against accepting grandmas, the child has a better idea.