Preschool Storytime Ideas
Food storytimes are always fun. How about stories just focusing on dinner? The craft is simple: take a paper plate and glue on magazine photos of your favorite foods for dinner!
Walter, Virginia. HI, PIZZA MAN! Kids will call out to all the different animals and people who deliver pizza.
Falwell, Cathryn. FEAST FOR TEN. An African-American family shops, cooks, and serves a chicken dinner.
Gretz, Susanna. IT’S YOUR TURN, ROGER! Roger learns that everyone else in his apartment building helps with dinner, so he gladly sets the table.
Calmenson, Stephanie. DINNER AT THE PANDA PALACE. Mr. Panda must find seats for all the customers at his busy restaurant.
Zamorano, Grace. LET’S EAT! Antonio’s mom wants the whole family to sit down together for dinner, but someone is always busy. When she finally gets everyone together to eat, suddenly Mom is too busy – having a baby!
Cole, William. POEM STEW. Sample one or two of these poems on food and eating.
Hoban, Russell. DINNER AT ALBERTA’S. Arthur Crocodile learns table manners to impress a friend of his sister’s.