Shoes

October 11, 2012 at 11:47 am Leave a comment

Books
New Old Shoes by Charlotte Blessing
Which Shoes Would You Choose? by Betsy Rosenthal
Righty & Lefty by Rachel Vail

Music
Boots by Laurie Berkner

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays
Clap and Sing Hello! (tune: Farmer in the Dell)
We clap and sing hello,
We clap and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We clap and sing hello!

We wave and sing hello
We wave and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave and sing hello!

We stomp and sing hello,
We stomp and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave and sing hello!

Sometimes
Sometimes my hands are at my side
Hold hands at side
Then behind my back they hide
Put hands behind back
Sometimes I wiggle my fingers so
Wiggle your fingers
Shake them fast, shake them slow
Shake fingers fast and slow
Sometimes my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap hands
Then I rest them in my lap
Rest hands in lap
Now they’re quiet as can be.
Because it’s listening time, you see.

1, 2, Buckle My shoe
One two buckle my shoe
Three, four, shut the door
Five, six, pick up sticks
Seven, eight, lay them straight
Nine, ten, a big fat hen.
Now let’s stand up and do it again!

Five Pairs of Shoes 
Five pairs of shoes in the shoe store
Someone bought the red ones, now there are four.
Four pairs of shoes for all to see
Someone bought the blue ones, now there are three.
Three pairs of shoes shiny and new
Someone bought the yellow ones, now there are two.
Two pairs of shoes they look like fun
Someone bought the pink ones, now there is one.
One pair of shoes at the end of the day
I bought the green ones, hip hip hooray

Open Shut Them
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Give a little clap.
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Lay them in your lap.
Creep them, creep them up to your chin.
Open your mouth, but do not let them in!
Open, shut them.
Open, shut them.
Lay them in your lap.

If You’re Happy and You Know It
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap!
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap!
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands Clap! Clap

Stomp your feet
Blink your eyes
Wave goodbye!

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Baby Time October 10 Music & Movement October 12, 2012

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The library has many of the books and music we use in our storytimes in the collection, so you can check them out and use them at home. We also get resources from MelCat, our inter-library loan system. For help finding these materials, stop by the Youth Desk.

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