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Share a Story: Manners Storytime


Did you miss our Monday Manners Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a very polite storytime you can do at home.

From Storytime

Horrible bear! by Ame Dyckman

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

Song: If You're Happy and You Know It

This is a great song to add your own verses! We included two extras this week:

     If you're thankful and you know it say thank you.

     If you're sneezing and you know it cover your mouth (and of course say "ahhhchoo")

Bears on chairs by Shirley Parenteau

Four chairs. Four adorable bears. All is well until Big Brown Bear shows up -- what a stare -- and wants a seat. Can these clever bears put their heads together (among other things) and make space for one more?

We sang The More We Get Together, but there are many great songs on this album!

In this version of the classic jump rope rhyme, Teddy Bear invites readers to bend down low, touch their toes, jump up high, and touch the sky.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony
Also available in: e-book

Mr. Panda has a plate of doughnuts to share, but most of the other animals forget to say "Please."

Thank you Bear by Greg E. Foley

Despite the criticism of others, a bear finds the perfect gift for his mouse friend.

Sister, Brother, and Honey Bear practice using their very best manners in many different situations.

Copycat bear! by Ellie Sandall

Mango the bird has a 'ginormous' bear friend named Blue. To Mango's annoyance, Blue copies everything Mango does. One day, Mango has had enough of Blue's copying and flies off in a huff. But once she's on her own, she finds herself thinking only of Blue.

We shake our parachute to the song "Thank You," but there's a ton of songs to rock out on this album.