Preschool Storytime Ideas
Whether it is Chinese New Year or any time of year, Dragons are a fun theme for storytime. For a craft project, make these simple dragon puppets: www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese-dragon-puppet .
Nolan, Jerdine. Raising Dragons. A small African-American girl finds a large egg that hatches and a dragon emerges.
Falwell, Cathryn. Dragon Tooth. Sara makes a cardboard box dragon to take her mind of her sore tooth. Children can replicate the craft featured in the story.
LaRochelle, David. The Best Pet of All. A boy wants a dog but mom says “no;” will bringing home a dragon change her mind?
Funk, Josh. Dear Dragon. In this bouncy rhyming story, a boy and a dragon are pen pals.
Rubin, Adam. Dragons Love Tacos. Even though they are fire-breathers, dragon stomachs can’t handle spicy food even though they love tacos!
Julian, Sean. Sloppy Wants a Hug. Dewdrop will not give Sloppy the Dragon a hug.
DiPucchio, Kelly. Dragon Was Terrible. What calms down the dragon having a temper tantrum? A good book of course!
Godin, Thelma Lynne. How to Dress a Dragon. A small boy tries to help his dragon gets dressed but meets resistance.
Brill, Calista. Little Wing Learns to Fly. A small red dragon practices flying in a story filled with alliteration.
Baker, Ken. Old MacDonald Had a Dragon. A dragon puts the animals on the farm in peril in this clever twist on the nursery song.