Clifford The Big Red Dog Has A Birthday Party At The Effingham Public Library Story Time


Cohen, why are you wearing red today? Because daddy said I had to. Do you know why daddy said you had to? Today is a special day at the library. Is Clifford coming over? Clifford is coming – yes! And what do they call Clifford? The Big… Red Dog. Yeah, he’s red. That’s why me need to wear red. We’ll go see him in a little bit. See what he’s doing for his big day. big day we’re here at the Effingham
library on February the 12th which is We’re here at Effingham Public Library on February 12, which is Clifford the Big Red Dog’s birthday. We’re so excited about seeing him, aren’t we grandpa. Yeah. Did you wear red? Yep, I wore some
red. We even brought a book for him to autograph. We better hurry inside. Gotta go! There’s party hats. Are you gonna get a party hat. Yup! She’s putting on a nose like a puppy. You can get a nose like a puppy! Would you like a black nose like Clifford as well? No. Okay. You don’t want one? Oops, I’m sorry. I’m trying not to “ping” you there. Oh, you’ll take a nose! Thank you! Cohen, did you want a nose like Clifford? Look at my nose. Look at grandma;s nose. Okay! You don’t want a nose? No. Oh, look at what Jensen’s got! He’s got his Clifford with him! Jensen brought Clifford. (Ms. Vicki) I’m trying to dress like Emily Elizabeth today! Are you ready to read? It’s going to be a very special day today. If you wanna hear a story, clap your hands. If you wanna hear a story, clap your hands. If you wanna hear a story, then I’ve got a good one for you. If you wanna hear a story, clap your hands. If you wanna hear a story, tap your toes. If you wanna hear a story, nod your head. If you wanna hear a story, then I’ve got a good one for you. If you wanna hear a story, nod your head. Good nose there! Reading: Hi, I’m Emily Elizabeth, and this is my dog, Clifford. We have lots of
adventures together. One day we went to the park. Something special was going on. They were having a contest for dogs The winner could be America’s Super Dog, and win a prize. Clifford saved Champ. The judge gave Clifford 30 points for that, But it wasn’t enough to win. Clifford didn’t win the contest, but he will always be my champion. We should probably do the RED song today, shouldn’t we! What are other things that are red? Clifford! Your shirt is red. Your hats are all red. (The RED song is playing.) R-E-D, red. R-E-D, red. I can spell red. I can spell red. Firetrucks are red. Stop Signs are red too. R-E-D. R-E-D. This is called “Hide and Seek”. So we’re gonna see if we can figure out
where Clifford is hiding. Where’s Clifford? Is he under the bed? Maybe he’s hiding by something that’s red. Let’s see if Clifford’s there. There he is! Fee, fi, fo, fum. see my fingers, see my thumbs. Fee, fi, fo, fum. goodbye fingers, goodbye thumbs. Wiggle fingers, wiggle high, wiggle low. Wiggle left. Wiggle right. Wiggle fingers out of sight. Two thumbs up. Two thumbs down. Two thumbs dancing all around town. Two thumbs dancing on your shoulders, dancing on your head. Dancing on your knees. Put your thumbs to bed. This is Clifford’s Birthday party. We need to read this one today! There he is! My name is Emily Elizabeth, and this is my dog Clifford. Last week was Clifford’s birthday, and we invited his pals to the party. Clifford’s here! Happy Birthday, Clifford! Clifford’s going to come up and join us for the Sticky Bubblegum song, because he loves it too! Maybe Clifford can find a spot right about there. Sound good? Alright, let’s play the Sticky Bubblegum song. Ready? Blow a big bubble. Pop! Oh, no! My bubble popped, did yours? Cohen, did your bubble pop? Clifford’s bubble popped. Scrape it off your nose. Eyebrows. Chin. Ears. Face. Make a great big glob, and put it right in the middle of your hand. Take the other hand and smack! Are you stuck? Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum. Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, sticking your fingers to your knees. Unstick! Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum. Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, sticking your toes to your nose. Unstick! Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, bubblegum, bubblegum. Sticky, Sticky, Sticky bubblegum, sticking your head to the floor. 1,2,3….Unstick! Good job! Good job, Cohen! Good job, Clifford! Alright, those of you that would like to
do the craft, go ahead and head to our tables. And we’ll let Clifford stay here on the carpet so if anybody wants to see him or get a picture with him, they can. Cohen finished his cup. There’s Cohen’s
Clifford cup. Looks good! He’s gonna get a cupcake White or chocolate cupcake? White? Okay! There you go. Alright, let’s get a picture real quick with Clifford. Look this way. Thank you! Awesome! Did Clifford have a good birthday
party? He did. Yeah. I don’t know how old he is though. Probably 4 1/2. That would be funny! Just like you!

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  1. gotta love Clifford , right??? !!! Thanks for taping!!! And, wow, that was a crowd!!! Biggest attendance at Storytime too for the last four years!!!

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