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Underground Animals

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Books

Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes
One Dark Night by Lisa Wheeler, illus. by Ivan Bates
Under Ground by Denise Fleming
“The Turnip” (adapted into “The Enormous Carrot”) by Judy Sierra, The Flannel Board Storytelling Book
The Ant and the Big Bad Bully Goat 
by Andrew Fusek Peters (adapted into a play)

Music

“Ants in your Pants” by Johnette Downing, Wild and Woolly Wiggle Songs
The Ants Go Marching” by Ralph Covert, Songs for Wiggleworms
Wonderful Wiggly Worms” by Lisa Atkinson, The Elephant in Aisle Four

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: I’m a Little Bunny
Tune: I’m a Little Teapot
I’m a little bunny; watch me hop (Hop around)
Here are my two ears, see how they flop (Hold hands at sides of head and flop them)
Here is my cotton tail; here is my nose (Wiggle hips, then point to nose)
I’m so soft from my head to my toes. (Point to head, then to toes)

Song: Little Worm
(Tune: Itsy Bitsy Spider)
The little tiny wiggly worm (Move index finger)
Went crawling through the ground.
Down came the rain (Wiggle all fingers downward.)
It was muddy all around.

Rain filled the tunnels (Make slow fist)
And out came the little worm. (Push index finger of other hand through fist.)
So the puddles on the ground
Were the only place to squirm. (Move index finger.)

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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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