Music & Movement – March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

March 1, 2013

Books
Guess Again! by Mac Barnett
If You’re Hoppy by April Pulley Sayre

Music
“First I’m Stretching” – Movin’ & Shakin’ For Youngsters
“Hop Scotch Polka” – Songs & Games for Toddlers, by Bob McGrath & Katherine Smithrim
“Hip Hop Body Rock” – Rockin’ Redby Eric Litwin
“Shake My Sillies Out” – More Singable Songs, by Raffi
“Jump Up, Turn Around” – Jim Gill Sings Moving Rhythms for Modern Times, by Jim Gill
“The Body Rock” – by Greg & Steve

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays
Fingerplay: Clap Your Hands
Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them all around.
Clap them loud, then clap them soft
Now don’t make a sound.
Stamp, stamp, stamp your feet,
Stamp them all around.
Stamp them loud, then stamp them soft,
Now don’t make a sound.

Fingerplay: If You Listen and You Hear Me
If you listen and you hear me, go like this  (clap any rhythm)
If you listen and you hear me, go like this.  (repeat clapping)
If you listen, you will hear me
‘Cause you’re sitting really near me (or standing)
If you listen and you hear me, go like this  (repeat clapping)

For added verses: Pat your head. Jumping jack.

Fingerplay: Wave Goodbye
Wave high, wave low,
I think it’s time, we gotta go.
Wave your elbows, wave your toes,
Wave your tongue and wave your nose.
Wave your knees, wave your lips,
Blow a kiss with fingertips.
Wave your chin, wave your eye,
Wave your hand and say “Goodbye!”

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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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