Ants Storytime – Revised
Ants are a fun insect for preschoolers to learn about since most of them have seen ants on the sidewalk. For an art project, make one of these: 10 Preschool Ant Crafts You’ll Be Itching to Try – Education Outside
Burris, Priscilla. The Ants Go Marching. A picture book version of the counting song.
Cousins, Lucy. Maisy Goes on a Nature Walk. Maisy and her friends go on a picnic and see ants and other insects.
Derby, Cindy. How to Walk an Ant. Amariyah demonstrates how to walk an ant.
Emberly, Rebecca. The Ant and the Grasshopper. Bright collages illustrate this version of the Aesop fable.
Hall, Michael. It’s an Orange Aardvark! Colors are highlighted in this cumulative story of a carpenter ant.
McElligott, Matthew. The Lion’s Share. The lion invites everyone to his birthday party, but only ant is willing to share the cake in this fun math story.
Porter, Jane. The Boy Who Loved Everyone. Dimitri loves all creatures, including the ants on the ground.
Stewart, David. Ants In Your Pants: The Picnic. Join ants on a picnic in this simple counting book.
Tabor, Corey. Snail Crossing. Snail helps out some ants but then gets lost – the ants return to help the snail.
Wang, Yimei. Ant In a Book. When a girl puts a flower in her book, she doesn’t notice the ant on the flower.
Yorinks, Arthur. One Mean Ant. A fly helps a grumpy ant when both are lost in the desert.
To see our previous outline for our Ant-themed storytime, go to: Ants Storytime Ideas (bayviews.org).