Hats, hats, hats

We all wear many hats in life. Which kind is your favorite?

Books:

Hats, Hats, Hats

“Hats, Hats, Hats” by Ann Morris

Aunt Lucy Went to Buy A Hat

“Aunt Lucy Went to Buy a Hat” by Alice Low

Buy My Hats!

“Buy My Hats!” by Dave Horowitz

Hats!

“Hats!” by Kevin Luthardt

Click here to order these books from the Heights Library catalog

I opened the storytime by putting on a cowboy hat and inviting the kids to guess the theme. This lead to a brief discussion of their favorite hats.

For our craft we made a classic from generations past: paper hats! I found great easy directions online, which I modified to create a document for the parents and caregivers to follow. I printed a copy for each adult. The link is here:

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paper-Hat/

I used 11×17″ plain white copy paper. Still, the hats did not stay on even the smallest children’s heads. This can be fixed by taping pieces of string or a piece of elastic inside the hat, and the kids can tie the strings under their chins.

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