Kindergarten Gems

by Agnes Taylor Ketchum


Description:  A full collection of stories and rhymes for the youngest listeners. In addition to the usual fairy tales, folk tales, and fables, there are numerous stories about animals, tales of everyday doings, and stories of the seasons. The material is conveniently arranged in groups, with several stories and rhymes for each holiday and season throughout the year. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.


Additional information:

Ages:  ​4-8
Length:  356 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-247-9
Genres:  Literature, Literary Anthology

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Table of Contents

1. Prayer
2. The Shower of Gold 
3. The Story of the New Year 
4. Seasons 
5. Fingers 
6. Little Sister and Brother 
7. Blue-Bird 
8. The Fairy in the Mirror 
9. Politeness 
10. The Peaches 
11. Learn To Wait 
12. For Lunch 
13. Wise Snow-Drop and Silly Billy 
14. Willie and the Oriole 
15. Cinderella 
16. Adventures 
17. Pitter-Patter 
18. Story of the Tip Top 
19. What a Bird Taught 
20. The Nest of Gold 
21. The Robin and Turtle 
22. Robin Red-Breast and Merry Brown Thrush 
23. Amy Stuart 
24. Good-Night 
25. Happy Children 
26. Goldenlocks 
27. Little Birdie 
28. The Three Bears 
29. Thumbling 
30. The Nest on Wheels 
31. The Potato Child 
32. Autumn Talk 
33. The Nut Gatherers 
34. Thanksgiving Day in the Olden Time 
35. Bab's Thanksgiving 
36. The Crippled Sparrow 
37. The Elves and the Shoemaker 
38. Mark Ridley 
39. Thistlefinch 
40. Raindrops 
41. The Discontented Tree 
42. Foolish Wishes 
43. Little Millie 
44. Dummling and the Toad 
45. Chippy's Visit to the Kindergarten 
46. Jack and the Bean-Stalk 
47. Patience 
48. The Sunbeams 
49. Little Red Riding-Hood 
50. Wind and Sun 
51. Father Time 
52. The Seasons 
53. Song of the Seasons 
54. North Wind 
55. The Leaves and the Wind 
56. Greeting to Parents 
57. A Letter to Santa Claus 
58. Jolly Old Man 
59. A Greeting to Santa Claus 
60. Baby 
61. Christmas Chimes 
62. The Pine Tree

63. Snow Bird
64. The Storks 
65. Birds and Their Nests 
66. The Nest in the Mail Box 
67. Who Likes the Rain? 
68. How Two Looked at a Shower 
69. Lily White Lily 
70. Sparrows 
71. Singer's Lesson 
72. Yellow Foot 
73. The Birthday Present 
74. Clouds and Sunshine 
75. George Washington 
76. Mrs. Washington's Horses 
77. George Washington's Rules 
78. Solomon, the Camel 
79. Susy's Dream 
80. A Baby Lay 
81. Grass Princess 
82. The Echo 
83. What the Brook Said 
84. Hymn 
85. Butterflies 
86. Wheat Talk 
87. Charlotte and the Ten Dwarfs 
88. The Grist Mill 
89. The Saw-Mill 
90. Marching 
91. My Neighbor in Green 
92. Frogs at School 
93. What the Worm Could Do 
94. The Pea Blossom 
95. The Tailor and the Pea 
96. What Happened to Roy's Shoes 
97. The Daisy Seed 
98. Dandelion 
99. The Daisy 
100. The Lark and the Caterpillar 
101. The Lion and Mouse 
102. Adventures of a Mouse Family 
103. The Storks 
104. The Three Brothers 
105. Froebel's Birthday Song 
106. Friedrich Froebel 
107. A Crown of Froebel's Jewels 
108. The Easter Lilies 
109. The Snail 
110. Tabby Grey 
111. The Flax 
112. The Children and the Moon 
113. The Moon and the Boy 
114. The Little Girl and the Chickens 
115. The Baby and the Stork 
116. Bread and Butter 
117. The Mouse Family 
118. The Little Match-Seller 
119. The Little Star 
120. Child 
121. Star 
122. Golden Keys 
123. Daisies 
124. Good-Bye

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