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Archive for February, 2009

Baby Stories! – Baby Storytime

Some of the best stories that have bright pictures and few words are simple stories about baby’s day, so I decided to share my favorites today!

Books:
Baby Talk – Judy Hindley
Princess Baby – Karen Katz
Baby Day – Susan Heyboer O’Keefe

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Did You Ever See a Baby?
This is the Way We…
Cheek, Chin
10 Little Fingers
Jack in the Box
Put Your Hands Up High
Peekaboo!
Merry Duke of York
Wheels on the Bus
Zoom!
Clap Your Hands
Let’s Go Riding In an Elevator
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Goodbye Song

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We are amazing and we can do things all by ourselves! Today we shared stories about what makes us so marvelous. We jumped, danced, and moved like animals!

Books:
Incredible Me! – Kathi Appelt
From Head To Toe – Eric Carle
How Do I Put It On? – Shigeo Watanabe
Here Are My Hands – Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault
I am Me – Karla Kuskin

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Can You Move With Me?
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Five in the Bed
Hands On Shoulders
Down By the Bay
Can You?
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Baby Bumblebee
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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Today we played peek-a-boo and had a lot of fun!

Books:
Peek-a-boo Morning – Rachel Isadora
Peek a Little Boo – Sheree Fitch & Laura Watson
Peek! A Thai Hide & Seek – Minfong Ho

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Peek-a-boo!
Put Your Hands Up High
Kissing Rhyme
Head and Shoulders
Jack in the Box
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Clap Your Hands
Five Fingers
Zoom!
This is the Way…
Merry Duke of York
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Happy Rhythms and Rhymes – Tom Glazer

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so today we shared stories about taking care of your teeth!

Books:
Molly at the Dentist – Angie Sage
Nice Try, Tooth Fairy! – Mary W. Olson
Parts – Tedd Arnold
Maisy, Charley, and the Wobbly Tooth – Lucy Cousins

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
I’ve Been Brushing
I’m a Little Teapot
Brush Your Teeth (Raffi)
Wheels on the Bus
Ants Go Marching
Down By the Bay
Brush Your Teeth
Itsy Bitsy Spider
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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We shared stories about all the things we love today to get us ready for Valentine’s Day!

Books:
I Love You Because You’re You – Liza Baker
I Love Animals – Flora McDonnell
What Do You Love? – Jonathan London

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Open Shut Them
Clap Your Hands
Zoom!
Jack in the Box
Head and Shoulders
Itsy Bitsy Spider
My Hands Upon My Head
Let’s Go Riding In an Elevator
Put Your Hands Up High
Merry Duke Of York
If You Love Me and You Know It

Music used: Raffi compilation

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Cows, chickens, and sheep, oh my! Today we shared stories and songs about our friends on the farm!

Books:
Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails – Nancy Tafuri
Faraway Farm – Ian Whybrow
Silly Little Goose – Nancy Tafuri

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
This is the Way We…
Zoom!
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Head and Shoulders
Itsy Bitsy Spider
When I Went Into the Barnyard
The Merry Duke of York
Put Your Hands Up High
Jack in the Box
Clap Your Hands
Goodbye Song

Music used: Music For Ones and Twos – Tom Glazer

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We shared stories about the moon today!

Books:
See You Soon, Moon – Donna Conrad
Kitten’s First Full Moon – Kevin Henkes
I Took the Moon For a Walk – Carolyn Curtis
Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me – Eric Carle

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Hokey Pokey
I’m a Little Teapot
Five in the Bed
Wheels on the Bus
Down By the Bay
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Moon Ride
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Baby Bumblebee
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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