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Toddler Storytime- Snow!

During this Snow Storytime we explored fiction and nonfiction books, sang songs, rhymes, and fingerplays, and practiced out letter identification!

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Baby Time: January 15, 2020

Books
Banyard Banter 
by Denise Fleming
Barnyard Boogie by Tim McCanna, illus. by Allison Black

Music
“If I Was a Bird” from Wiggleworms Love You (with scarve)

Baby Sign Language
Horse

Community Resource
Early On

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Hello Song
Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb
Everybody smile and wave,
Smile and wave,
Smile and wave.
Everybody smile and wave,
I’m so glad you’re here.
Repeat

Two Little Blackbirds
Two little blackbirds sitting in a row
One named Fast and the other named Slow
Fly away Fast, fly away Slow
Come back, Fast! Come back, Slow!

I Went to Visit the Farm
I went to visit the farm one day,
I saw a horse along the way.
And what do you think I heard it say?
Neigh, neigh, neigh
I went to visit the farm one day,
I saw a pig along the way.
And what do you think I heard it say?
Oink, oink, oink

Shoe the Old Horse
Shoe the old horse (tap one foot)
Shoe the old mare (tap the other foot)
But let the little pony
Run bare, bare, bare (tap feet together)

A Little Dog Went Walking
A little dog went walking (“walk” fingers around child’s tummy)
To see what he could see
But all that he could see
Was Baby’s little tummy! (tickle tummy)

Where’s My Baby? (with scarves)
Tune: Skip to My Lou
Where’s my baby? Peek-a-boo!
Where’s my baby? Peek-a-boo!
Where’s my baby? Peek-a-boo!
Peek-a-boo my baby.

Old MacDonald (with puppets)
Old MacDonald had a farm, EIEIO
And on that farm he had a cow, EIEIO
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, EIEIO
Repeat with: Rooster, Horse, Sheep, Pig (or any other animals!)

January 15, 2020 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Around the World!

November 7, 2019

Books: 
Up by Susan Hughs
They All Saw A Cat by

Music:
“Bounce Your Baby” by Caspar Babypants (we danced with puppets)
“Spin Againby Jim Gill (we danced with scarves)

Feeling of the Week
Each week we will learn a new feeling in American Sign Language and sing about that feeling to the tune of “If You’re Happy and you Know It”. Every week we will repeat the verses we previously learned and add the new verse to it for more repetition, practice, and fun!

Week One: Happy
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.
If you’re happy and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.

Week Two: Sad
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.
If you’re sad and you really want to show it,
If you’re sad and you know it cry boo hoo.

Week Three: Angry
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.
If you’re angry and you really want to show it,
If you’re angry and you know it jump around.

Week Four: Thirsty
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.
If you’re thirsty and you really want to show it,
If you’re thirsty and you know it take a drink.

Week Five: Dirty
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.
If you’re dirty and you really want to show it,
If you’re dirty and you know it take a bath.

Week Six: Hungry
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food.
If you’re hungry and you really want to show it,
If you’re hungry and you know it eat some food

Week Seven: Hurt
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.
If you’re hurt and you really want to show it,
If you’re hurt and you know it ask for help.

Week Eight: Hot
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.
If you’re hot and you really want to show it,
If you’re hot and you know it fan off.

Week Nine: Cold
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.
If you’re cold and you really want to show it,
If you’re cold and you know it bundle up.

The verses and signs we focused on this week were:

9. ASL

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

Starting to Wiggle
Tune: “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”, using the ASL sign for stop
My thumbs are starting to wiggle
My thumbs are starting to wiggle,
My thumbs are starting to wiggle,
and now it’s time to stop.
(arms, legs, hips, whole body)

0. Stop ASL

Action Rhyme: Put Your Hands Up High
Put your hands up high,
Put your hands down low.
Put your hands in the middle,
And wiggle just so.
Put your elbows to the front,
Put your elbows in the back.
Put your elbows to the side,
And quack, quack, quack!
Repeat faster)

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

November 7, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement: November 1, 2019

Books
Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd
In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes, illus. by Laura Dronzek

Music
“Let’s Get Started” by Merry Music Maker, Kids on the Move
“Run Baby Run” by Caspar Babypants
“Shake Your Scarves” by Johnette Downing, The Second Line
“Hands Are for Clapping” by Jim Gill, Jim Gill Sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Tunes
“Row, Row, Row Your Boat” by Rob Newhouse, Songs for Wiggleworms
“Popcorn” by Joanie Leeds, I’m a Rock Star

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: Autumn Leaves
Tune: London Bridge
Autumn leaves are falling down,
Falling down, falling down!
Autumn leaves are falling down,
Falling on the ground.
Autumn leaves are whirling round . . . Whirling all around
Raking up the autumn leaves . . . Then we toss them high!

Play down low, Play really fast, Play really slow

Rhyme: Apple Tree
Way up high in an apple tree
Two little apples did I see
So I shook that tree as hard as I could
Down came the apples
Mmm, they were good

Song: Goodbye Friends
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]
Now breathe out goodbye
[Breathe out]

Yoga Pose: Tree
Bring one foot on top of the other on top of your heel, and your hands together at your heart, then grow your tree nice and tall. Can I blow you down? Let’s see! Try it with your breath.

November 1, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Baby Time: October 30, 2019

Books
Piggies in the Pumpkin Patch by Mary Peterson and Jennifer Rofe
The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

Music
“Apple Pickin'” from Pre-K Hooray
“Dancing in the Street” by Martha & the Vandellas (with scarves)

Baby Sign Language
Stop

Community Resource
Nature Centers: Fenner, Harris, and Woldumar

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Hello Song
Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb
Everybody smile and wave,
Smile and wave,
Smile and wave.
Everybody smile and wave,
I’m so glad you’re here.
Repeat

Apple Tree
Way up high in an apple tree
Two little apples did I see
So I shook that tree as hard as I could
Down came the apples
Mmm, they were good

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!

Spots, Spots, Spots
Tune: Lead up to “Charge!” (baseball song), then changes to “99 Bottles”

Spots, spots, spots, spots (gently poke at baby)
Spots, spots, spots spots
A leopard has lots of spots
What a lot of spots he’s got
A tiger’s stripes are always nice (use fingers to run down baby’s body)
But a leopard has lots of spots
Spots, spots, spots, spots
Spots, spots, spots spots
Tickle!

Criss Cross Applesauce
Criss, cross, applesauce (draw x on child’s back)
Spiders running up your back (walk fingers up back)
Cool breeze (blow gently)
Tight squeeze (hug)
Now you’ve got the shivers! (tickle)

Autumn Leaves (with scarves)
Autumn leaves are falling down
Falling down, falling down!
Autumn leaves are falling down,
Falling on the ground.

Autumn leaves are whirling round . . .
Whirling all around

Raking up the autumn leaves . . .
Then we toss them high!

 

October 30, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

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