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Baby Storytime!

We received word from our Administration offices that all toys and puzzles are to be removed from access for the duration of the flu season. This means we won’t have toy time after our stories and songs for awhile. While we were all disappointed by this news, we still had fun sharing songs and stories!

Books:
Hello Baby! – Mem Fox
Brown Bear, Brown Bear – Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle
Cuddle Time – Libby Gleeson
On Our Way Home – Sebastien Braun

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Put Your Hands Up High
10 Little Fingers
This is the Way We…
Head and Shoulders
This is Big, Big, Big (thanks to Melissa for this one! )
Merry Duke of York
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Peekaboo!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
The Wheels on the Bus
Clap Your Hands
Zoom!
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: 101 Toddler Favorites Disc 2

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Baby Storytime!

Another wonderful baby storytime!

Books:
Bouncing Time – Patricia Hubbell
What Do We Do With the Baby? – Rick Walton
Freight Train – Donald Crews (Big Book version)

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

Music used: 101 Toddler Favorites Disc 2

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Today was my first Saturday Story Stew storytime! This is a new thing for my branch, so it was kind of a test run. Another librarian and I trade off Saturdays and read a mix of our favorite stories, no using themes! We had a great time!

Books:
Book! Book! Book! – Deborah Bruss
Bubble Bath Pirates! – Jarrett J. Krosoczka
From Head to Toe – Eric Carle
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct – Mo Willems

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Five in the Bed
Down By the Bay
Wheels on the Bus
Baby Bumblebee
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Raffi compilation, Pirate music compilation

Craft:
Shapeosaurus! Shapes dinosaur stick puppet

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Baby Storytime!

Books:
Peekaboo Morning – Rachel Isadora
Baby Shoes – Dashka Slater
Ten Tiny Babies – Karen Katz

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
Zoom!
Put Your Hands Up High
Merry Duke of York
Hide Your Eyes
Head and Shoulders
This is the Way We…
Take Your Little Hands
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Hands on Shoulders
Clap Your Hands
The Wheels on the Bus
Goodbye Song

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

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Baby Storytime!

Welcome back! Today was our first baby storytime of the fall season, and it was so wonderful to see everyone again!

Books:
All of Baby Nose to Toes – Victoria Adler
I Like Books – Anthony Browne
Ten Tiny Tickles – Karen Katz

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

Music used: Happy Rhythms and Rhymes – Tom Glazer

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