Posts tagged ‘ribbons’

Baby Time: April 25, 2018

Books

Who’s in the Garden? by Phillis Gershator, illus. by Jill McDonald
Littles and How They Grow by Kelly DiPucchio, illus. by AG Ford

Music

“Five Little Ducks” by Raffi, Rise & Shine
“Wiggle Song” from Dragon Tales: Dragon Tunes

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Where is Thumbkin?
Where is Thumbkin? (Hide hands behind back)
Where is Thumbkin?
Here he is, (Bring out one hand, thumb up)
Here he is. (Bring out other hand, thumb up)
Mighty glad to see you, (Wag one thumb at the other)
Mighty glad to see you. (Wag other thumb)
There he goes, (Put one hand behind back)
There he goes. (Put other hand behind back)

I Went to Visit the Farm
I went to visit the farm one day,
I saw a cow along the way.
And what do you think I heard it say?
Moo, moo, moo.
I went to visit the farm one day,
I saw a duck along the way.
And what do you think I heard it say?
Quack, quack, quack.
Change up the animals and sounds

Ten Little Firemen
Ten little firemen, sleeping in a row (hold child on lap)
Ding-dong! Goes the bell (give child gentle shake/tickle)
Down the pole they go (run fingers down child’s back or slide down legs)

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
One, two, buckle my shoe. (clap twice, tap shoes)
Three, four, open the door. (clap twice, clap hands)
Five, six, pick up sticks. (clap hands, wiggle fingers)
Seven, eight, lay them straight. (clap hands, pat hands on floor)
Nine, ten, do it again! (clap hands, widen arms)
One, two, buckle my shoe.
Three, four, open the door.
Five, six, pick up sticks.
Seven, eight, lay them straight .
Nine, ten, a big fat hen!

Roly Poly
Tune: Frere Jacques
Roly, poly, roly, poly (roll scarf in wheel motion)
Up and down, up and down (lift scarf up and down)
Roly, roly, poly, roly, roly, poly
Up and down, up and down

Advertisements

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

Music & Movement: April 13, 2018

Books

I Saw Anaconda by Jane Clarke, illus. by Emma Dodd
There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe by Jane Cabrera

Music

“Stretch” from Dragon Tales: Dragon Tunes
“Hey Lolly Lolly” by Greg & Steve, Jumpin’ & Jammin’
“I Love It” by The Learning Groove, Rockin’ Red
“Stick to the Glue” by Jim Gill, Jim Gill Makes It Noisy in Boise, Idaho
“Movement Medley” by Greg & Steve, Big Time Fun
“Hokey Pokey” from Songs for Wiggleworms

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.

Movement Rhyme: Tap Your Head
Tap your head,
Tap your toe,
Turn in a circle,
And bend down low.
Tap your nose,
Tap your knees,
Hand on your shoulders,
Now, sit down please.

Song: Roly Poly
Tune: Frere Jacques
Roly, poly, roly, poly (roll scarf in wheel motion)
Up and down, up and down (lift scarf up and down)
Roly, roly, poly, roly, roly, poly
Up and down, up and down
(Change speeds)

Movement Rhyme: Clap Your Hands
Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them all around.
Clap them loud, then clap them soft
Now don’t make a sound.

Stamp, stamp, stamp your feet,
Stamp them all around.
Stamp them loud, then stamp them soft,
Now don’t make a sound.

Movement Rhyme: Wave Goodbye
Wave high, wave low,
I think it’s time, we gotta go.
Wave your elbows, wave your toes,
Wave your tongue and wave your nose.
Wave your knees, wave your lips,
Blow a kiss with fingertips.
Wave your chin, wave your eye,
Wave your hand and say “Goodbye!”

April 13, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement – March 9, 2018

Book

The Koala Who Could by Rachel bright
Guess Again  by Mac Bennett
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids  by Teresa power

Music

“My Bonnie” by Jim Gill
“Can’t Wait to Celebrate” by Jim Gill
“Here We Go Loopty Loo” by The Learning Station
“Tarzan” by Dr. Jean

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.

Ribbon Song
We wave our ribbons together
We wave our ribbons together
We wave our ribbons together
Because its fun to do
//
We spin our ribbons together
We wiggle our ribbons together

Movement Rhyme
Tune: If You’re Happy and You Know It
Put your wiggles in the bag, in the bag
Put your wiggles in the bag, in the bag
Put your wiggles in the bag,
They can zig and they can zag
Put your wiggles in the bag, in the bag

Movement Rhyme: Wave Goodbye
Wave high, wave low,
I think it’s time, we gotta go.
Wave your elbows, wave your toes,
Wave your tongue and wave your nose.
Wave your knees, wave your lips,
Blow a kiss with fingertips.
Wave your chin, wave your eye,
Wave your hand and say “Goodbye!”

March 9, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Baby Time: February 28, 2018

Books

Bear Counts by Karma Wilson, illus. by Jane Chapman
A Good Day by Kevin Henkes

Music

“Five Little Frogs” by Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young
“Got the Wiggles” by Michael Plunkett, Ribbons & Rhythms

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

One Potato
One potato, two potato, three potato, four
Five potato, six potato, seven potato, more!
Pound fists, can also use other foods to vary up the syllables (bananas, tomatoes, pumpkin, apples, blueberries)

From Wibbleton to Wobbleton
From Wibbleton to Wobbleton is fifteen miles
From Wibbleton to Wobbleton is fifteen miles
From Wibbleton to Wobbleton, from Wobbleton to Wibbleton
From Wibbleton to Wobbleton is fifteen miles

Speckled Frogs
Five green and speckled frogs
Sat on a speckled log
Eating some most delicious bugs – yum yum!
One jumped into the pool
Where it was nice and cool
Then there were four green speckled frogs – glub, glub

Kissy Game
(Give baby kisses on all of the body parts, remembering to make eye contact.)
Kissy, kissy fingers,
Kissy, kissy toes,
Kissy, kissy baby,
On your kissy, nose.

I love to kiss your fingers.
I love to kiss your toes.
I love to kiss my baby,
On your kissy, nose!

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,
I like it in the pot
Nine days old!

We Wiggle and Wiggle and Stop
We wiggle and wiggle and stop
We wiggle and wiggle and stop
We wiggle and wiggle and wiggle and wiggle
And wiggle and wiggle and stop
We tap and we tap and we stop
We tap and we tap and we stop
We tap and we tap and we tap and we tap
And we tap and we tap and we stop
We . . . wave, twirl
Can also use clap, shake, bounce, jump, stomp

February 28, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Manners!

 

February 8, 2018

Books: 
Please Mr. Panda by Steve Antony
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by Jane Yolan

Music:
Spaghetti Legs” by Jim Gill
Hands Are For Clapping” by Jim Gill 
Spin Again” by Jim Gill (we danced with ribbons)

Letter of the Week:
This week we learned the letter Pp. 

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends, hello friends.
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends.

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

Transition Rhyme
Snowman, snowman, turn around.
Snowman, snowman, touch the ground
Snowman, snowman, jump up high.
Snowman, snowman, make the snow fly.
Snowman, snowman, run, run, run.
Snowman, snowman, here’s the sun.
Snowman, snowman, sway, sway, sway.
Snowman, snowman, melt away.

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends.
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends.

February 8, 2018 at 10:15 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Goodnight

January 18, 2018

Books:
Pillowland by Laurie Berkner
Babies Can Sleep Anywhere by Lisa Wheeler

Felt Story:  Goodnight Bear (Puppet Show)

Music:
Last Night I had a Dream” by Laurie Berkner
Ten In A Bed” by (we danced with ribbons)

Letter of the Week:
This week we did not learn a new letter, we learned how to say goodnight in baby sign language (ASL) 

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends, hello friends.
Say hello with your hands.
Hello friends.

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

Transition Rhyme
Snowman, snowman, turn around.
Snowman, snowman, touch the ground
Snowman, snowman, jump up high.
Snowman, snowman, make the snow fly.
Snowman, snowman, run, run, run.
Snowman, snowman, here’s the sun.
Snowman, snowman, sway, sway, sway.
Snowman, snowman, melt away.

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends.
Say goodbye with your hands.
Goodbye friends.

January 18, 2018 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Rhythm

October 5, 2017

Books:
I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison
Raccoon Tune by Nancy Shaw

Felt Story: What Comes Next? (An AB Pattern Story)
Take Away Tip: Pattern recognition helps identify syllables in words.

Songs:
Shake a Leg” by Norman Foote
Twirl Those Ribbons” by Pam Schiller (We danced with ribbons)

Letter of the Week:
This week we are learning about the letter Ee.

Songs & Rhymes:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Sung with 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
• B.I.N.G.O.
• Wheels on the Bus

Transition Rhyme
Everyone can
March, march, march
March, march, march
March, march, march Everyone can
March, march, march
Now it’s time to stop.
(clap, sit)

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Sung with American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends,
goodbye friends,
goodbye friends,
it’s time to say goodbye.

October 16, 2017 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment

Older Posts


Like what you see?

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.

Categories