Today we celebrated the Spring Festival. Rather than call it Chinese New Year, I prefer to call it the Spring Festival, since many countries celebrate at this time of year. This year is the Year of the Monkey!
I read Monkey and Me to both the toddler and preschool group today. A little girl plays with her monkey pretending to be other animals. We read it twice to give everyone a chance to pretend to act like the animals.
We had 10 families for our toddler storytime today, since it was not snowing yet. It was snowing before the preschool storytime began, so we only had 1 child. These are the stories we read together at the preschool session: