Digging in the Dirt

Family Storytime

Greeting

Storytime Song – “Open Shut Them” by Hap Palmer

Mystery Letter of the Week with Napoleon (Letter D) & Theme (Digging in the Dirt)

Interactive Question – Do you prefer to stay clean or get dirty?

Action Rhyme – “Out in the Backyard

Read a Book – Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

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

Action Rhyme – “Make a Mud Cake

Read a Book – Stuck in the Mud by Jane Clarke

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

Goodbye Rhyme – “Tickle the Stars


Holiday

International Mud Day on June 29, 2022 is a great time to get dirty! Check out the video below to get all the deets about dirt.

Did You Know?

  • 1 tablespoon of soil (dirt) has more organisms in it than there are people on earth.
  • It takes a minimum of 500 years to form one inch of topsoil.
  • There are 70,000 different types of soil in the U.S.

Check Out These Activities!

Follow the link above for detailed instructions on how to do these fun mud activities at home!


More Book Options

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

Dirtball Pete by Eileen Brennan

Rot, the Bravest in the World! by Ben Clanton

Stuck in he Mud by Jane Clarke

Mudkin by Stephen Gammell

Dirt Cheap by Mark Hoffmann

Pigs in the Mud in the Middle o the Rud by Lynn Plourde

Mud by Mary Lyn Ray

Roy Digs Dirt by David Shannon

A Dog Named Doug by Karma Wilson

Morris Mole by Dan Yaccarino

Dig! by Andrea Zimmerman & David Clemesha

Published by Rhyming Reasor

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

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