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”
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