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Toddler Storytime- Let’s Count!

 

March 15, 2018

Books: 
Let’s Count Goats by Mem Fox
Ten Little Fingers, Two Small Hands  by Kristy Dempsey

Felt Story:  Counting!

Music:
Let’s Count the Animalsby Georgiana Stewart
Hip Hop Body Rock” by Eric Litwin (we danced with shakers)

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

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
Once there were some little worms.
All they did, was squirm and squirm.
They wiggled up and they wiggled down.
They wiggled and wiggled all around.
They wiggled and wiggled and wiggled until,
They were tired and could sit very still.

Here is the Beehive
Here is the beehive (make a fist)
Where are the bees?
Hiding inside where nobody sees
Watch them come creeping out of the hive
One, two, three, four, five (release one finger at a time from the fist/hive)
…BUZZ-ZZZ (wiggle fingers)

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

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

Music & Movement – March 2, 2018

Book

Kitchen Disco by Clare Foges and Al Murphy
And The Robot Went… by Michelle Robinson
You Are a Lion by Taeeun Yoo

Music

“Cookie Jar Stretch” by Mr. Eric and Mr. Michael
“The Number Dance” by Mr. Eric
“Fruit Salad Salsa” by Laurie Berkner
“Bubble Gum” 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.

Shaker Song: Egg Shakers Up
Egg shakers up.
Egg shakers down.
Egg shakers dancing all around the town.
Dance them on your shoulders.
Dance them on your head.
Dance them on your knees and tuck them into bed.

Movement Rhyme
If you listen and you hear me, go like this… (clap hands in rhythm)
If you listen and you hear me, go like this.
If you listen, you will hear me
‘Cause you’re sitting (or standing) really near me
If you listen and you hear me, go like this…

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 2, 2018 at 11:51 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Snow!

 

January 25, 2018

Books:
Mouse’s First Snow by Lauren Thompson
Snow Scene by Richard Jackson

Felt Story:  Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Counting
Hot cocoa
Hot cocoa
In a mug
In a mug
When the weather’s cold, I
Love to drink it up.
Glug, glug, glug
Glug, glug, glug

Music:
I Can Make a Snowman” by Carole Peterson
The Freeze” by Carole Peterson (we danced with shakers)

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

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 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement – January 12, 2018

Book

The Very Very Very Long Dog  by Julia Patton
Wiggle by Doreen Cronin
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids  by Teresa Anne Power

Music

“Hot Diggity” from Georgiana Stewart
“As I Was Walking to Town” by Carole Peterson
“The Dance Along Gong Song” by Jim Gill
“Wag the Dog” by The Wiggles

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: Stamp Your Feet

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

Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them all around.
Clap them loud, then clap them soft,
Now don’t make a sound.

Shaker Song: Popcorn
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Put the corn into the pot.
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Shake and shake it ’til it’s hot.
Pop! Pop! Pop!
Lift the lid and what have you got?
Pop! Pop! Pop! __________!

Movement Rhyme
Hands go up and hands go down.
I can turn myself around.
I can stand up on one shoe.
I can listen so can you.
Now lets sit I’ll show you how.
The next story is starting now.

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!”

January 12, 2018 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Autumn

September 28, 2017

Books:
In the Middle of Fall by Kevin Henkes
Hiding Phil by Eric Barclay

Felt Story: Five Little Pumpkins
Take Away Tip: Counting individual objects as you say each new number teaches children one-to-one correspondence.

Songs:
“The Apple Tree” by Carol Peterson, H.U.M. – Highly Usable Music, All Year Long!
I Can Shake My Shaker Egg” by Eric Litwin, Rockin’ Red (We danced with shakers!)

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

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.

September 28, 2017 at 5:49 pm Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Garden

Books:
My Garden by Kevin Henkes
What Will Grow? by Jennifer Ward

Songs:
My garden” by Raffi
Fruit Salad Salsa” by Laurie Berkener

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

Songs & Rhymes:

Opening Song: Welcome, Welcome Everyone
Welcome, welcome everyone, (use sign language for “hello”)
Now you’re here we’ll have some fun.
First we’ll clap our hands just so,
Then we’ll bend and touch our toes.
Welcome, welcome everyone,
Now you’re here we’ll have some fun.

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
I wiggle my fingers,
I wiggle my toes,
I wiggle my shoulders,
I wiggle my nose,
Now no more wiggles are left in me,
So I will sit as quietly as I can be.

Movement Rhyme
Flowers grow like this (sit with hands together, then open hands)
Trees grow like this (stay sitting but reach arms up high)
I grow just like this (shoot up like rocket)

Movement Rhyme
Slowly, slowly very slowly creeps the garden snail
Slowly, slowly very slowly up the garden rail
Quickly, quickly very quickly flies the little bug
Quickly, quickly very quickly landed on a rug.

Closing Song: Tickle the Clouds
Tickle the clouds
and tickle your toes
Clap your hands
and tickle your nose
Reach down low
And reach up high
Story time’s over —
Wave bye-bye!

April 20, 2017 at 10:30 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement – February 10, 2017

Books

Chicken Story Time by Sandy Asher
Chicken Soup by Jean Van Leeuwen
Good Morning Yoga by Mariam Gates (Yoga Circle Time)

Music

“Chicken/The Chicken [Instrumental]” by Georgiana Stewart
“Funky Chicken (Hip-Hop)” from Outrageous Orange
“Chickasaw Chicken” (Onomatopoeia/Listening Skills)
“Know a Chicken” by Laurie Berkner

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: Stepping Down Together
(Melody: Down By the Station)
Hand on the handrails
We’ll step down together
Stepping very carefully
Feet in a row.
We’ll squat very slowly
We’re not in a hurry
Let’s stay quiet
As we sit!

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!”

February 10, 2017 at 1:42 pm Leave a comment

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