Library Storytime - The Color Brown - Preschool Kindergarten Library Lesson

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PreK - 1st
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This Color Brown Library Storytime reviews fiction and nonfiction, rhyming skills, counting syllables, a nursery rhyme, and more! Perfect for elementary librarians on the specials rotation. Includes three parts: a whole-class discussion, a scrolling slideshow, and three review slides.

Looking for more? Check out my other Color Storytimes!


My Library Storytime Lessons are the lessons I would have wanted when I was a new, overwhelmed, and exhausted school librarian.

  • new PreK-Grade 1 elementary librarians
  • PreK-Grade 1 librarians on Specials rotation
  • secondary teachers who are now elementary librarians
  • busy parents and/or library grad students who just don't have time to create detailed storytime lessons


  • Recommended for: Grades PK-1
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

***Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.


  • 41-slide PPT + Google™ Slides
  • List of brown color-themed Recommended Reads (1 page PDF)
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (1 page PDF)
  • Prep, set up, detailed lesson plan (7 pages, PDF)
  • Detailed, pre-filled, editable lesson plan; includes CC, TEKS, and AASL Standards (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)


  • Oral review of fiction and nonfiction; uses clipart dog and photo of a dog to illustrate the difference between fiction and nonfiction
  • nursery rhyme ("Hot Cross Buns")
  • Links to five short brown color-themed videos for kids
  • “Brown” and “bear” in American Sign Language (include demo image and links to video)
  • "Brown" in four languages (French, Spanish, Irish, Somali)
  • identifying brown objects around the school
  • Who is wearing brown today?
  • 5 shades of brown
  • brown is a mix of all three primary colors
  • first names that mean brown
  • words that rhyme (and do not rhyme) with brown
  • counting / clapping syllables in "brown" and "teddy bear"
  • library books with brown covers - you add your own book cover images
  • brown plants and animals (special emphasis on giraffes)
  • Word of the Week: “russet”
  • brown idioms: "sawing logs" and "brown bag it"
  • brown eyes are the most common eye color in the world
  • animals that have rectangular pupils
  • all animals produce waste ("poop")
  • centipedes vs. millipedes: How to tell the difference
  • world's oldest trees: bristlecone pine trees
  • All slides are illustrated with real photos and clipart for PK-1.


  • Includes blackline clipart from Part II of the presentation (the scrolling slideshow).
  • Students can color the images from the scrolling slideshow.
  • All images are labeled with the names of each object.


  • Includes picture books and nonfiction for PreK-Grade 1.
  • All titles are brown-themed!
  • total of 25 picture book and nonfiction titles
  • includes small images from the presentation
  • titles are editable, so you can customize the books included for your library
  • All titles were hand-selected by a veteran school librarian for quality, diversity, positive professional reviews, and currency.

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Total Pages
45 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.


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