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Music & Movement – March 29, 2019

Books
Is Everyone Ready for Fun?  by Jan Thomas
Do Cows Meow? by Salina Yoon

Music
Uptown Funk by Rockabye Baby
The Crazy Dance by Go Fish
The Goldfish by Laurie Berkner
Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid

Yoga Pose of the Week: Train
Stand with your hands at your waist, with one hand up to pull the horn. “Choo choo!” Now move the train by moving your feet like you’re marching in place. Go slow…and faster!

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.

Rhyme: Bananas Unite!
Bananas unite!
Peel bananas, peel, peel bananas
Chop bananas, chop chop bananas
Mash bananas, mash mash bananas
Eat bananas, eat, eat bananas
Go Bananas!
From Jbrary

Breathplay: Bumblebee Breath
Breathe in nice and deep, and when you breathe out, buzz like a bee! Bzzzzzzzzzz

Song: Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Old MACDONALD had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a cow
E-I-E-I-O
With a moo moo here
And a moo moo there
Here a moo, there a moo
Everywhere a moo moo
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
Pig, Chicken, Dog

Movement Rhyme: Wave Goodbye
(Tune: Frère Jacques)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Sing this tune, sing this tune,
It’s time to wave goodbye,
it’s time to wave goodbye
See you soon, see you soon.

Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Close your eyes, close your eyes
Take a deep breathe in… (breathe in instead of repeating this line)
Now breathe out goodbye… (breathe out instead of repeating this line)

March 29, 2019 at 3:04 pm Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Animals!

March 28, 2019

This week we had guest reader, Miss Sydney share books, songs, and rhymes with us!

Books: 
The Doghouse by Jan Thomas
Who Am I? An animal guessing game by Steve Jenkins

Music:
Run, Baby Run” by Caspar Babypants
Wimoweh” by Laurie Berkner (we danced with shakers)

Letter of the Week: Kk
Each week we will learn a new letter and ASL/Baby Sign Language word. We sing the following song signing the words in bold.

(Tune: The Farmer and the Dell)
K is for kangaroo/kite
is for kangaroo/kite
There are many words with the letter K
is for kangaroo/kite

Letter K

Words from left to right: letter k, kangaroo, kite

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Nursery Rhyme
Hickory Dickory Dock
The mouse ran up the clock,
The clock struck one
The mouse ran down
Hickory Dickory dock.

Action Rhyme
Tommy Thumb is up and
Tommy Thumb is down.
Tommy Thumb is dancingall around the town.
Dancing on your shoulders,
Dancing on your head,
Dancing on your knees,
Then tuck him into bed.

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

March 28, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement – February 22, 2019

Books
Hands Up! by Breanna J. McDaniel
Can You Growl Like A Bear? by John Butler

Music
Stretch by Dragon Tales
Milkshake Song by Anne-Marie Aiken
Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi
Twirl, Twirl, Twirl by Mr. Leebot

Yoga Pose of the Week: Shark
Come to lie on your tummy, extend legs out long. Lace your fingers behind you, lifting up your shark fin with your feet! Chomp, chomp!

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.

Song: If You’re A Lion And You Know It
If you’re a lion and you know it roar like this – Roar!
If you’re a lion and you know it roar like this – Roar!
If you’re a lion and you know it and you really want to show it
If you’re a lion and you know it roar like this – Roar!
Bear, Growl/Owl, Hoot Hoot/Snake, Hiss

Prop Rhyme: 1,2, Shake It On Your Shoe
1, 2, shake it on your shoe
3, 4, shake it on the floor
5, 6, stir and mix
7, 8, stand up straight
9, 10 wave to your friends

Prop Rhyme: Everyone Can Shake, Shake, Shake
Everyone can shake, shake, shake
Everyone can shake, shake, shake
Everyone can shake, shake, shake
And now let’s make a stop.
Tap, Clap, Wave

Breathplay: Tumble Dryer
Bring your fingers in front of your mouthing, pointing each way. Blow on it and move your fingers in a circle.

Movement Rhyme: Wave Goodbye
(Tune: Frère Jacques)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Sing this tune, sing this tune,
It’s time to wave goodbye,
it’s time to wave goodbye
See you soon, see you soon.

Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Close your eyes, close your eyes
Take a deep breathe in… (breathe in instead of repeating this line)
Now breathe out goodbye… (breathe out instead of repeating this line)

February 22, 2019 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Story and Craft, September 4 – Adventure!

Today at story time we made new friends, read stories about going on adventures and made spyglasses.

Books

Nobody Likes a Goblin By Ben HatkeyNight Out By Daniel Miyares
Off and Aqway by Cale Atkinson

Music

Wiggle Wiggle Freeze and 5 Little Monkeys – Hap Palmer

Craft
Today we used paper towel tubes to make out own spyglasses, with markers, paper, glue and a dash of imagination participants left with the perfect spyglasses to spy out their next adventure.

Rhyme

Moon Ride

Do you want to go up with me to the moon?

Let’s get in our rocket ship and blast off soon!

Faster and faster we reach to the sky

Isn’t it fun to be able to fly?

We’re on the moon, now all take a look

Sit back down, and I’ll read you a book.

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

September 4, 2018 at 1:46 pm Leave a comment

Bears

Today we learned about bears, saying please and how to tip toe.

Books

A Den is a Bed for a Bear By Rebecca Baines
Please, Mr. Panda By Steve Antony
Tiptoe Joe by Ginger Gibson

Music

Bear to the Left

Dance with your Teddy Bear

Craft
We made fluffy bears with glue and puff balls.

Felt Story

Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do You hear? By Eric Carle

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

February 27, 2018 at 1:18 pm Leave a comment

Sleepy Shadows

Books

Dormouse Dreams by Karma Wilson
Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow by Michelle Cuevas
Shadow by Deborah Underwood

Music

Shadow Dancing

Under a Shady Tree

Craft
We built animal shaped shadow puppets!

Rhyme

My Shadow by Robert Lewis Stevenson

I have a little Shadow that goes in and out with me,
And what can be the use of him is more then I can see
He is very, very like me from the heels up to the head;
And I see him jump before me, when I jump into my bed.

For more visit www.poetryfoundation.org 

 

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

 

January 30, 2018 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment

Lets be Silly

Books

Mung Mung by Linda Sue Park
Dragons Love Tacos 2 by Adam Rubin
Weasels by Elys Dolan

Music

I Like Blue Lemurs.

Dancing Scarf Blues

Craft
We created a silly machine collage.

Rhyme

Today we introduced the kids to Tongue twisters. They did a fine job keeping it silly.

Ten Tattooed Tigers Play Trombone!

Thanks For Visiting! Hope to see you all next week.

January 23, 2018 at 12:17 pm Leave a comment

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