April. April calls for April Showers. One of the stories I always read around this time, is "Mushroom in the Rain".
Great introductory chant for the children: "Rain drops, Rain drops, where do they fall? They fall on ______ but that's not all..." Have these wonderful little rain drops with such a happy cheer fall on to each child's head. Sometimes I put these rain drops on the end of a fishing rod to portray its delicacy as it falls on to their shoe.
Mushroom in the Rain
If you haven't read it, I suggest you do=)
Mushroom in the rain has always been a favorite since schooling. I must have remade the story three times until I felt it was suitable for my collection. To sum up this story shortly, I found this poem online that really represented story well. Now, if I can only rap this story with feelings: