Family Storytime


Storytime Song – “Open Shut Them” by Hap Palmer

Mystery Letter of the Week with Napoleon (Letter C) & Theme (Chocolate)

Interactive Question – Where does chocolate come from?

Action Rhyme – “Hot Chocolate

Read a Book – The Princess and the Petri Dish by Sue Fliess

Shaky Egg Song – “I Know a Chicken” by Laurie Berkner

Action Rhyme – “Bate, Bate Chocolate

Read a Book – Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright

Closing Song – “The Goldfish (Let’s Go Swimming)” by Laurie Berkner

Goodbye Rhyme – “Tickle the Stars


Chocolate Day is celebrated on July 7, 2022. Do you prefer milk, white, or dark chocolate? Whatever your preference, check out the videos below to see how chocolate is made!

Did You Know?

  • It takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate.
  • Most cocoa (about 70%) comes from West Africa.
  • Chocolate comes from a fruit tree and is made from a seed.

Check Out This Activity!

Follow the link above for detailed instructions on how to do this cool M&M activity at home!

More Book Options

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs

The Princess and the Petri Dish by Sue Fliess

Lilly’s Chocolate Heart by Kevin Henkes

Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake by Michael B. Kaplan

More M&M’s Brand Chocolate Candies Math by Barbara Barbieri McGrath

Not an Alphabet Book: The Case of the Missing Cake by Eoin McLaughlin

Curious George Goes to the Chocolate Factory by H.A. Rey

You Can’t Eat a Princess by Gillian Rogerson

Beans to Chocolate by Lisa M. Herrington

From Cocoa Beans to Chocolate by Robin Nelson

Published by Rhyming Reasor

Punk-ass book jockey, children's book enthusiast, storytime queen

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