Reading a clock and telling time is an important skill needed for Kindergarten, so a storytime can be a great way to introduce the subject and motivate parents to do follow-up at home. Look here for a multitude of clock themed craft projects.
Aylesworth, Jim. THE COMPLETED HICKORY DICKORY DOCK. Find out the rest of the story of the mouse who ran up the clock.
Harper, Dan. TELLING TIME WITH BIG MAMA CAT. A foldout flap containing movable hands helps to demonstrate how to tell time, accompanied by a witty story of what a cat does all day.
Harris, Trudy. THE CLOCK STRUCK ONE: A TIME-TELLING TALE. In this rhyming expansion of Mother Goose’s Hickory Dickory Dock, various animals chase the mouse up the clock.
Hutchins, Pat. CLOCKS AND MORE CLOCKS. Mr. Higgins cannot get all his clocks to tell the same time until the Clockmaker helps him.
Mills, Elizabeth. TICK-TOCK SHARKS. With moveable hands on a clock face, listeners will discover what a shark does at a various times of the day.
Sierra, Judy. WHAT TIME IS IT, MR. CROCODILE? A croc’s schedule is thrown off by a bunch of monkeys. In each spread, the crocodile has planned an activity, but the clock shows he is late.
Walton, Rick. BUNNY DAY: TELLING TIME FROM BREAKFAST TO BEDTIME. In this rhyming tale, mother and father bunny help their five children get ready for various activities over the next twelve hours.
Also see the previous Telling Time storytime ideas page from July 2003.