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Archive for April, 2009

For our very last baby storytime of the season we read some more of my favorite baby books! I’m sure going to miss seeing everyone until next Fall!

Books:
Mommy, Carry Me Please! – Jane Cabrera
Where’s Spot? – Eric Hill
I Can Do It Too! – Karen Brewer

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Open Shut Them
Head and Shoulders
Can You Hide Your Eyes?
10 Little Fingers
The Merry Duke of York
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Wheels on the Bus
Clap Your Hands
Cheek, Chin
Zoom!
Put Your Hands Up High
This is the Way We…
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Songs for 1s and 2s – Tom Glazer

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Today was the last 3 year old storytime before summer. We shared stories about colors today to gear up for this year’s Summer Reading Program theme, Get Creative at Your Library! So much fun!

Books:
Patrick Paints a Picture – Saviour Pirotta
Mouse Paint (big book) – Ellen Stoll Walsh
My Many Colored Days – Dr. Seuss
Full Color – Etienne Delessert

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

Music used: Raffi compilation

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Story Stew! – Baby Storytime

Sometimes you just want a good mix of your favorite books, so that’s what I decided to read today!

Books:
A Good Day – Kevin Henkes
Where is the Green Sheep? – Mem Fox
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes – Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Cheek, Chin
Put Your Hands Up High
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Kissing Rhyme
Head and Shoulders
Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear
This is the Way We…
The Merry Duke of York
Zoom!
The Wheels on the Bus
Clap You Hands
Goodbye Song

Music used: Happy Rhythms and Rhymes – Tom Glazer

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YAAARRRRR! Today we swashbuckled, swabbed, and sailed our way through some fantastic pirate stories! We even walked the plank!

Books:
This Little Pirate – Philemon Sturges
Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC – June Sobel
The Night Pirates – Peter Harris
Bubble Bath Pirates! – Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
I’m a Little Teapot
Five in the Bed
Down By the Bay
The Wheels on the Bus
Baby Bumblebee
Goodbye Song

If You’re a Pirate and You Know It – borrowed from Born Librarian

Music used: Raffi compilation

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Baby’s Day! – Baby Storytime

Today we shared some of my favorite stories about baby activities!

Books:
Star Baby – Margaret O’Hair
This is the Way a Baby Rides – Susan Meyers
Ten Tiny Tickles – Karen Katz

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
The Wheels on the Bus
10 Little Fingers
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Jack in the Box
Put Your Hands Up High
The Merry Duke of York
Zoom!
Head and Shoulders
Clap Your Hands
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation

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We really got our exercise today! We read stories about dancing, jumping, sports, and acting like animals!

Books:
Playground Day! – Jennifer J. Merz
Jump! – Steve Lavis
Hilda Must Be Dancing – Karma Wilson
Toddlerobics (Animal Fun) – Zita Newcome
Let’s Play Baseball! – Charles R Smith Jr.

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

Music used: Storytime playlist
Animal Sounds – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Furry, Happy Monsters – R.E.M. (Sesame Street version)
We’re Going to the Zoo – Raffi
Banana! – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Bananaphone! – Raffi
Shake My Silles Out – Raffi
Down By the Bay – Raffi

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Beach! – Baby Storytime

It already feels like summer in Arizona, so today we shared stories about going to the beach!

Books:
Senses at the Seashore – Shelley Rotner
Beep, Beep, Let’s Go! – Eleanor Taylor
Sea, Sand, Me! – Patricia Hubbell

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Waves in the Sea
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Peekaboo!
Merry Duke of York
Jack in the Box
Head and Shoulders
Clap Your Hands
Ten Little Fingers
Zoom!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
This is the Way We…
Cheek, Chin
Kissing Rhyme
Goodbye Song

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