Music Around the World Storytime- Australia

June 26, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

June 26, 2018

Books

Possum Magic by Mem Fox
Wombat Walkabout by Carol Diggery Shields
Diary of a Baby Wombat by Jackie French

Music

Kangaroos Hopping by Russ
Kangaroo Brown by Kathy Reid-Naiman
Kookaburra by Various Artists

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: Hello in Different Languages
Hello, hello friend,
Hello friend, hello!

Australian Dialect:
G ‘day, g ‘day old mate,
g ‘day old mate, g ‘day

Call and Response Rhyme: Barramundi
Barramundi (swim like a fish)
(repeat)
Cockatoo! (place hand on head like a cockatoo)
(repeat)
Cuddly koala (hug yourself)
(repeat)
Kangaroo! (hop around)
(repeat)

Nursery Rhyme: Old Jumpety-Bumpety-Hop-and-Go-One
Old Jumpety-Bumpety-Hop-and-Go-One
Was lying asleep on his side in the sun.
This old kangaroo, he was whisking the flies
With his long glossy tail from his ears and his eyes.
Jumpety-Bumpety-Hop-and-Go-One
Was lying asleep on his side in the sun,
Jumpety-Bumpety-Hop!

Song: It’s Time to Say Goodbye
It’s time to say goodbye to our friends (clap, clap)
It’s time to say goodbye to our friends (clap, clap)
Storytime is done today,
So come again another day
It’s time to say goodbye to our friends (clap clap)

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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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