Baby Time: July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Books
Zoom, Zoom Baby! by Karen Katz
Dancing Feet! by Lindsey Craig, illus. by Marc Brown

Music
“Ribbons in the Air” by Pam Schiller, Leaping Literacy
“Get Ready to Wiggle” by The Wiggles, Crunchy Munchy Music

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

One Potato
(Pound fists)
One potato, two potato, three potato, four
Five potato, six potato, seven potato, more!

Try other fruits & vegetables for different syllables

Pease Porridge Hot
Pease porridge hot
Pease porridge cold
Pease porridge in the pot
Nine days old
Some like it hot
Some like it cold
Some like it in the pot nine days old

I Hear Thunder
Tune: Frere Jacques

I hear thunder, I hear thunder
(pound hands gently on floor or lap)
Listen, don’t you? Listen, don’t you?
(cup hand to ear)
Pitter, patter, raindrops; pitter, patter, raindrops (wiggle fingers in falling motion)
I’m wet through
(shake body)
So are you!
(tickle child)

A Counting We Will Go
A counting we will go
A counting we will go
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
A counting we will go.

We’re counting as we . . .
(clap, jump, march, spin)

Criss Cross Applesauce
Criss, cross, applesauce
(draw x on child’s back)
Spiders running up your back (walk fingers up back)
Cool breeze (blow gently)
Tight squeeze (hug)
Now you’ve got the shivers! (tickle)

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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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