Music & Movement – January 8th, 2016

January 8, 2016 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

January 8, 2016

Books
Ten on the Sled – by Kim Norman
It’s Only Stanley – by Jon Agee

Music
“Stretch” by Dragon Tales
“Doing the Penguin” by Sesame Street, Hot! Hot! Hot! Dance Songs
“Rock and Roll Freeze Dance” by Hap Palmer, So Big
“Shake My Sillies Out” by Raffi, More Singable Songs
“Wiggy Wiggles Freeze Dance” by Hap Palmer, Two Little Sounds
“Bean Bag Rock” Action Songs for Preschoolers

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: The More We Get Together
The more we get together, together, together.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.
For your friends are my friends.
And my friends are your friends.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.

The Elevator Song (To the tune of Do Your Ears Hang Low)
Oh, the city is great and the city is grand (Stand up and dance with a bouncy step)
There are lots of tall buildings
On a little piece of land
We live way up on the fifty-seventh floor
And this is what we do
When we go out the door
Take the elevator up, take the elevator down (3 times)
Then we spin around (spin around)

Movement Rhyme: Run in Place
Run in place,
Turn around,
Flap your arms,
Now sit right down.
Put your finger on your nose,
And wiggle it around.
Put your finger on your lips,
And make this sound, “Shh.”

Hello Friends
Hello friends,
Hello Friends.
Hello friends,
It’s time to say hello.
(For this song we learned the signs for “Hello” and “Friends.” Please click here for a video.)

Ten Little Fingers
I have ten little fingers
And they all belong to me.
I can make them do things,
Would you like to see?
I can shut them up tight.
Or open them wide.
I can put them together,
Or make them all hide.
I can make them jump up high,
Or make them go low.
I can fold them up quietly,
and sit just so!

Activities:
Shaker Eggs
Bean Bags
Dance & Freeze songs

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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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