Back to Themes:

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems
The Squeaky Door by Margaret Read MacDonald
Sweet Dreams: How animals sleep by Kumiko Kajikawa
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen
Little Clam by Lynn Reiser
Yes! by Jez Alborough
Bedtime Bunnies by Wendy Watson
Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime by Myra Wolfe
Wynken Blynken and Nod by Eugene Field
Dinosaur vs Bedtime by Bob Shea
Who Said Coo? by Deborah Ruddell

Songs & Fingerplays:
5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Good-morning toes!
(Suit actions to words)
Good-morning toes!
Goodnight toes!
Good-morning toes!
Goodnight toes!
My toes are playing all day long
And now they feel very very very very sleepy.
(repeat w/ hands, arms, knees, etc

  • Decorate pajamas -- cut out shirt and pants for kids to decorate
  • I'm Sleeping! doorhanger