R is for Rockets

40 min.

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Objective

Our daycare asked for an "R" themed storytime - so we are doing Rockets this week-with a raccoon, robot, rooster and rectangles thrown in.

Big Idea

Recognize the R sound

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
We’re going to the moon
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
We’re going to the moon
If you want to take a trip, climb aboard my rocket ship
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
We’re going to the moon
In 5, 4, 3, 2, 1,,, Blast off!

First reading: Zoom, Rocket, Zoom! by Margaret Mayo, illustrated by Alex Ayliffe

Zoom, rocket, zoom!

Second reading: Not a Box by Antoinette Portis

Not a box

Final book - Ruth and Rob by Anders Hanson

Ruth and Rob

Craft involves assembling a card stock rocket ship!