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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site - Storytime Online


Hello everyone! We hope you are all excited for Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker!


Leanna and I have put together a bunch of fun activities and crafts for the little ones. Starting on Monday, April 18th (today), the kits are available to pick up for our online storytime.


Enjoy a FREE copy of the book, and have fun doing the activities.


Everything is yours to keep!


"Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site" by Sherri Duskey Rinker


“As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest — so they'll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play!”



Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKCnH6aaBNA



Watch the author read her story for Barnes & Noble Storytime. She did such a great job; we hope you enjoy her reading as much as we did!



Kits include:


  • a FREE copy of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker

  • information page

  • colors game (5 colored loaders)

  • a flyer for this website

  • 2 activity pages

  • 2 coloring pages

  • bookmark page

  • rhymes/song pages with web links (instrument included)

  • a construction site sticker craft

  • 3 magnets from the story

  • stickers


HANDOUT GAMES – play with included skip loader handouts


Can You Show Me…?

(Tune: “Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush”)


Can you show me the yellow skip loader?

Yellow skip loader, yellow skip loader?

Can you show me the yellow skip loader?

And wave it in the air?


Blue… orange… red… green



Hold It High – Choose one skip loader from handouts

Hold your skip loader high and stand

Now wave it around in gestures grand!

Hold your skip loader below your chin

Now hold it way up high again


Hold your skip loader against your nose

Now touch the skip loader to your toes

Touch your skip loader to the ground

Now wave that skip loader all around!


Hold your skip loader in front of you

Now turn around – one time, two!

Hold your skip loader and jump up high!

Now let your skip loader fly fly fly (throw it in the air)



SONGS & INSTRUMENTuse included instruments


Construction Vehicles Song by CoComelon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlVCrUXEFwo



Construction Trucks Song by BrainVault

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovG6lLtWtr8



Construction Site! by Peacock Jr.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYU8HAYP7oY



Construction Vehicles by JunyTony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzjTVQl27X0



BOUNCE RHYME (bounce along with child in lap)


Brick by Brick

Brick by brick by brick by brick.

My building’s so high it’s scraping the sky.

(lift child up high)

Brick by brick by brick by brick.

My building will sway when the wind blows this way.

(sway with child to the left and then right)

Brick by brick by brick by brick.

Now I’m ready to stop and a flag goes on top.

(raise child’s arm and wave)



ACTION RHYMES


Carpenter’s Song

(tune: The Mulberry Bush)


This is the way we pound our nails, pound our nails, pound our nails,

This is the way we pound our nails, so early in the morning.


This is the way we saw our wood…

This is the way we twist a screwdriver…

Stack the bricks…

Paint the walls…



Scoop and Dump

(Tune: “Skip To My Lou”)


Scoop! goes ditch digger in the dirt.

(Bend low, raise arms high)

Scoop! goes ditch digger in the dirt.

Scoop! goes ditch digger in the dirt.

Scoop up all the dirt!


Reach up high with the crane.

(Cup hands, hold high)

Reach up high with the crane.

Reach up high with the crane.

Hold the dirt up high!


Dump the dirt into the truck.

(Reach high, drop hands to knees)

Dump the dirt into the truck.

Dump the dirt into the truck.

Haul it all away!



Old MacDonald Had Some Tools

Old MacDonald had some tools, E-I-E-I-O.

And with those tools he had a hammer, E-I-E-I-O.

With a bang, bang, here and a bang, bang, there.

Here a bang, there a bang, everywhere a bang, bang,

Old MacDonald had some tools, E-I-E-I-O.


A saw… with a see-saw here…

A wrench… with a turn-turn here…

A drill… with a ZZZZ-ZZZZ here…



Johnny Works with One Hammer

Johnny works with one hammer,

(hammer with one fist)

One hammer, one hammer.

Johnny works with one hammer,

Now Johnny works with two.

Johnny works with two hammers,

(hammer with two fists)

Two hammers, two hammers.

Johnny works with two hammers,

Now Johnny works with three.

Johnny works with three hammers,

(hammer with two fists and one foot)

Three hammers, three hammers.

Johnny works with three hammers,

Johnny works with four.

Johnny works with four hammers,

(hammer with two fists and two feet)

Four hammers, four hammers.

Johnny works with four hammers,

Johnny works with five.

Johnny works with five hammers,

(hammer with two fists, two feet, nod head)

Five hammers, five hammers.

Johnny works with five hammers,

Johnny's work is DONE!



EXTRA LINKS!


Author Sherri Duskey Rinker’s site: http://www.sherririnker.com/


Artist Tom Lichtenheld’s site: https://tomlichtenheld.com/


Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NBbYe1vEhQ








Let us know what your little ones thought of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site! What did they think of the activities? Do you have any suggestions for us?

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