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Toddler Storytime- Song Books!

November 15, 2018

Books: 
What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
There Was a Tree by Rachel Isadora

Music:
You Are Clapping” by Eric Litwin
Shakin’ Everywhere” by Jim Gill (we danced with shakers)

Signs of the Week:
Fruit

 

 

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like FRUIT on my pizza, I like FRUIT pizza PLEASE.
Put the FRUIT on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
With our hands we clap, clap, clap
With our feet we stamp, stamp, stamp
We jump three times as high as can be
Then we sit so happily.

Movement Song
I love you
You love me
We’re a happy family
With a great big hug
and a kiss from me to you
Won’t you say you
love me too?

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

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November 15, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Family!

November 8, 2018

Books: 
This is Our Baby Born Today by Varsha Bajaj
Peekaboo Morning by Rachel Isadora

Music:
Grandmother’s Farm” by Hap Palmer
Lovely, Love My Family” by The Roots (we danced with shakers)

Signs of the Week:
Fruit

 

 

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like FRUIT on my pizza, I like FRUIT pizza PLEASE.
Put the FRUIT on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
With our hands we clap, clap, clap
With our feet we stamp, stamp, stamp
We jump three times as high as can be
Then we sit so happily.

Movement Song
I love you
You love me
We’re a happy family
With a great big hug
and a kiss from me to you
Won’t you say you
love me too?

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

November 8, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Jobs!

November 1, 2018

Books: 
I’m a Veterinarian by Brian Briggs
Whose Hands Are These by Miranda Paul

Music:
Shoo Fly” by Carole Peterson
Dancen Hands” by Merry Music Makers (we danced with shakers)

Signs of the Week:
Juice

 

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like JUICE on my pizza, I like JUICE pizza PLEASE.
Put the JUICE on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
With our hands we clap, clap, clap
With our feet we stamp, stamp, stamp
We jump three times as high as can be
Then we sit so happily.

Movement Song
Jenny works with one hammer
One hammer, one hammer
Jenny works with one hammer
Then she works with two

Jenny works with two hammers…
Jenny works with three hammers…
Jenny works with four hammers…
Jenny works with five hammers…

Then she goes to sleep!

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

November 1, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Babies!

October 25, 2018

Books: 
Bunny Roo, I Love You by Melissa Marr
Baby Parade by Rebecca O’Connell

Music:
Baby Grows” by Toddlers on Parade
Hush Little Baby” by Kathey Reid-Naman (we danced with puppets)

Signs of the Week:
Cookie

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like COOKIE on my pizza, I like COOKIE pizza COOKIE.
Put the COOKIE on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
Green says, “Go!” (march quickly)
Go! Go! Go!
Yellow says, “Slow!” (march slowly)
Slow…slow…slow
And red says, “Stop!” (stop and freeze)
Go! Go! Go! (march fast)
Slow…slow…slow (march slowly)
and STOP! (stop)

Movement Song
Rock-a-bye baby,
On the treetop.
When the wind blows,
The cradle will rock.
When the bough breaks,
The cradle will fall
And down will come baby,
Cradle and all.

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

October 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Math & Science!

October 18, 2018

Books: 
Early Bird by Toni Yuly
Baby Loves Gravity by Ruth Spiro

Music:
Ring Around the Rosie” by Sue Schnitzer
Gravity'” by Robbert Bobbert (We danced with fish puppets and bubbles. It was fun to see gravity in action by watching the bubbles fall.)

Signs of the Week:
Cold, Milk

 

 

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like COLD MILK on my pizza, I like COLD MILK pizza COLD MILK.
Put the COLD MILK on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
Green says, “Go!” (march quickly)
Go! Go! Go!
Yellow says, “Slow!” (march slowly)
Slow…slow…slow
And red says, “Stop!” (stop and freeze)
Go! Go! Go! (march fast)
Slow…slow…slow (march slowly)
and STOP! (stop)

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

October 18, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Opposites!

October 11, 2018

Books: 
Stop, Go, Yes, No by Mike Twohy
The Opposite Zoo by Il Sung Na

Music:
Shake My Sillies Out” by Raffi
My Ups and My Downs'” by Jim Gill (we danced with scarves)

Sign of the Week:
Pumpkin

 

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like PUMPKIN on my pizza, I like PUMPKIN pizza PUMPKIN.
Put the PUMPKIN on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
Green says, “Go!” (march quickly)
Go! Go! Go!
Yellow says, “Slow!” (march slowly)
Slow…slow…slow
And red says, “Stop!” (stop and freeze)
Go! Go! Go! (march fast)
Slow…slow…slow (march slowly)
and STOP! (stop)

Movement Song
Open shut them, open shut them.
Give a little clap, clap, clap.
Open shut them, open shut them.
Put them in your lap, lap, lap.

Big and small. Big and small.
Big, big, big, big. Small, small, small.
Big and small. Big and small.
Big, big, big, big. Small, small, small.

Fast and slow. Fast and slow.
Fast, fast, fast, fast. Slow, slow, slow.
Fast and slow. Fast and slow.
Fast, fast, fast, fast. Slow, slow, slow.

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

October 11, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Apples!

October 4, 2018

Books: 
Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins

Music:
Five Green Apples” by Peter Allard
Apple Pickin'” by Various Artists, Pre-K Hurray (we danced with beanbags)

Sign of the Week:
Apple

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

Silly Pizza Song
(We use American Sign Language for the words in all caps.)
When I’m feeling HUNGRY and I don’t feel like STOPPING,
I think of silly pizza with all my favorite toppings!

I like APPLE on my pizza, I like APPLE pizza PLEASE.
Put the APPLE on my pizza, don’t forget the extra CHEESE!

Action Rhyme
Green says, “Go!” (march quickly)
Go! Go! Go!
Yellow says, “Slow!” (march slowly)
Slow…slow…slow
And red says, “Stop!” (stop and freeze)
Go! Go! Go! (march fast)
Slow…slow…slow (march slowly)
and STOP! (stop)

Movement Song
Way up high in an apple tree (raise arms in air like branches of a tree)
Two red apples smiled at me (make hands into fists like apples)
I shook that tree as hard as I could (shake your fists and body)
and Down came the apples (drop your arms like apples falling)
Mm-mm, they were Good (rub tummy)

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

October 4, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

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