Baby Storytime: 7/14/2022
Hello Rhyme – Hello Little Babies
Hello little babies, let’s stretch up high.
Stretch so high, you reach the sky.
Now wave little babies and say hello.
Say hello, good morning.
Literacy Tip - PLAY
Symbolic play and dramatic play help children to develop language skills. Early literacy tip for caregivers-Act out your favorite fairytale.
Song – Tap Your Toes and Follow Me by Susan Saladore
Board Book – Fiona’s Feelings by Dr. John Hutton
Rhyme – Fe Fi Fo Fum
Fe fi fo fum. (Touch each finger with thumb-one finger per syllable.)
See my fingers. (Hold up four fingers.)
See my thumb. (Hold up thumb.)
Fe fi fo fum. (Touch each finger with thumb again.)
Rhyme – Little Clapping Mouse
Behind the tree * *
And under the house * *
There lived a teeny * *
Tiny mouse * *
She loved to sing * *
She loved to tap * *
But most of all * *
She loved to clap * *
She clapped all night * *
She clapped all day * *
She clapped to frighten * *
The cat away * * * * * * * * (lots of claps)
Prop/Flannel - Feeling Faces
Here, I held up pictures of difference faces and we identified and copied the emotions on the faces.
Rhyme – Dance Your Fingers
Dance your fingers up, dance your fingers down
Dance them to the side and dance them all around.
Dance them on our shoulders, dance them on your head.
Dance them on your tummy, and put them all to bed!
Song – Action Song by Singing Walrus
Book – Mad, Mad Bear! by Kimberly Gee
Lift – Roly Poly
Roly poly, roly poly
Up, up, up
up, up, up
Roly roly poly
roly roly poly
down, down, down
down, down, down
Bounce – I Bounce You
I bounce you here, I bounce you there
I bounce you, bounce you everywhere.
I tickle you here, I tickle you there
I tickle you, tickle you everywhere.
I hug you here, I hug you there
I hug you, hug you everywhere.
Song/Shakers - Locomotion by Dancin’ Magic
Song/Bubbles - Splish Splash from the You’ve Got Mail Soundtrack
Goodbye Rhyme – Goodbye Little Babies
Goodbye little babies, let’s touch our toes.
Touch your toes, reach down low.
Now wave little babies and say goodbye.
Say goodbye, so long.
Song – Clean It Up by Laurie Berkner
Song – Goodbye, So Long, Farewell by K. Guilmartin