Storytime Share – Science: Physical Science 2

Standard: Science: Physical Science

Specific skill focused on: Gravity/Balls


Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” (Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young)

Book: What Is Gravity? by Lisa Trumbauer

Activities: Experiment with balls and gravity – throw ball in the air, roll ball on slide – discuss what happens

Book: The Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel

Song: “My Ups and Downs” (Jim Gill, Jim Gill Sings Do Re Mi on His Toe Leg Knee)

Book: Watch Me Throw the Ball by Mo Willems

Song: “Roll the Ball” (Carole Peterson, Sticky Bubble Gum)

Book: On the Ball by J. Brian Pinkney

Song: “The Freeze” (Greg & Steve, Kids in Motion

We made this a group activity by placing a ball in the middle of a parachute then shaking the parachute along with the music.

Activity: Sports Ball Mobile

If you’re participating in the Collaborative Summer Library Program, the idea for this activity came from page 187 of the manual. I used our die cut templates to cut out a spiral and a variety of sports balls to hang from the mobile.




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