“Go! Go! Go! Stop!” Story Explorers preschool bookclub


We began by talking about opposites and what that means (which, by the way, is always difficult to do under pressure without mentioning the word “opposite” in the definition, so prepare in advance!) Heehee

This is Big
This is big, big, big.
(Stretch hands far to side)
This is small, small, small.
(Cup hands together over lap)
This is short, short, short.
(Hold palms horizontally, close)
This is tall, tall, tall.
(Hold palms horizontally, far apart)
This is fast, fast, fast. (roll hands quickly)
This is slow, slow, slow. (roll hands slowly)
This is yes, yes, yes. (nod)
This is no, no, no! (shake head)
Source: Mel’s Desk and promotion of CLEL in addtion to shameless self-promotion Storyblocks

Two Little Black Birds
Two little black birds sitting on a hill
One named Jack and one named Jill
Fly away, Jack. Fly away, Jill.
Come back, Jack. Come back, Jill .
Sitting in a car… near and far
Flying in the sky…low/high
Sitting on a gate…Early/late
Sitting on a pole…Fast/slow
Sitting on the ice…Mean/nice
Sitting on a gate… Wobbly/straight
Sitting on a mop… Bottom…top
Sitting on a cloud… Quiet and loud
Sitting on a lily… Serious/silly
Source: Jbrary

Read Go! Go! Go! Stop! by Charise Mericle Harper

Song: Kira Willey’s “Stop and Go

We then played a few rounds of the game Red Light Green Light.

We used pompoms to learn the sight words “go” and “stop,” like this post from 3 Dinosaurs.
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We then made our stop and go signs to play more Red Light Green Light at home.

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