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