Preschool Storytime Ideas
Thanksgiving – Storytime
If you have younger preschoolers who make up your storytime, then most Thanksgiving stories may be to long to hold their attention. Try some of these stories about special dinners, followed by making placemats out of magazine photos of food.
Aber, Linda Williams. GRANDMA’S BUTTON BOX. In this easy reader, Kelly and her cousins count and sort the buttons from Grandma’s button box.
Brandenberg, Alexa. CHOP, SIMMER, SEASON. Restaurant chefs prepare dinner.
Cooper, Helen. PUMPKIN SOUP. Cat, Squirrel, and Duck must cooperate to make Pumpkin Soup.
Falwell, Cathryn. FEAST FOR 10. An African-American family prepares dinner in this memorable counting book.
Gelsanliter, Wendy. DANCIN IN THE KITCHEN. Dancing to music from the radio, a family prepares dinner at Grandmas.
Kelley, True. LETS EAT! Simple description of food, etiquette, and cooking equipment.
Nolen, Jerdine. IN MY MOMMAS KITCHEN. Relatives love to visit mommas kitchen.
Numeroff, Laura. TWO FOR STEW. The restaurant is out of stew, so two friends find a new way to make a special dinner.
Zamorano, Ana. LETS EAT! Its difficult for Mama to get everyone together for dinner, until the family celebrates a special new arrival.