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Baby Storytime!

Today was the first really chilly Fall day here in Arizona, so it was a perfect day to do a new magnet board story, Little Bird, Are You in the Green Tree? that Melissa shared on her blog! Thanks Melissa, it was a hit!

Books:
Kiss, Kiss! – Margaret Wild & Bridget Strevens-Marzo
Hey Diddle Diddle! – Illustrated by Annie Kubler (board book)
Cat’s Colors – Jane Cabrera

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Clap Your Hands
This is Big, Big, Big
Kissing Rhyme
Merry Duke of York
Little Bird, Are You in the Green Tree? (magnet story)
Wiggle Your Fingers
10 Little Fingers
Open, Shut Them
Feathered Birds (magnet story)
Put Your Hands Up High
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Five Little Ducks (magnet story)
Zoom!
Head and Shoulders
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: 101 Toddler Favorites Disc 2

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Baby Storytime!

I was late on posting this due to a workshop I went to after storytime, but this is from last Wednesday, October 20th!

Books:
Hello, Day! – Anita Lobel
What the Baby Hears – Laura Godwin
I Kissed the Baby! – Mary Murphy

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
Zoom!
10 Little Fingers
Tickle Bees
Cheek, Chin
Peekaboo!
Five Little Fingers
This is the Way We…
Head and Shoulders
Merry Duke of York
Put Your Hands Up High
This is Big, Big, Big (thanks to Melissa)
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Clap Your Hands
The Wheels on the Bus
Goodbye Song

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Today we read some really great stories, including Where the Wild Things Are to celebrate the release of the movie. We made paper bag monster masks and had our own wild rumpus!

Books:
There’s an Alligator Under My Bed – Mercer Mayer
Parts – Tedd Arnold
Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Five Little Fingers
5 Green and Speckled Frogs
Down By the Bay
Baby Bumblebee
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes
Five in the Bed
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Craft:
Where the Wild Things Are paper bag masks

Music used: Storytime mix cd

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Baby Storytime!

We had another fun morning full of rhymes, songs, and stories! We made some great animal noises and learned a new song!

Books:
Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails – Nancy Tafuri
I Like It When… – Mary Murphy
The Baby Goes Beep – Rebecca O’Connell

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
This is the Way We…
Itsy Bitsy Spider
The Elephant Goes
Tickle Bees
Open, Shut Them
I Went to Visit a Farm One Day
Jack in the Box
Five Little Fingers
The Wheels on the Bus
Head and Shoulders
Put Your Hands Up High
Zoom!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Clap Your Hands
Merry Duke of York
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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Baby Storytime!

We had another fun morning full of rhymes, songs, and stories! We made some great animal noises and learned a new song!

Books:
Spots, Feathers, and Curly Tails – Nancy Tafuri
I Like It When… – Mary Murphy
The Baby Goes Beep – Rebecca O’Connell

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
This is the Way We…
Itsy Bitsy Spider
The Elephant Goes
Tickle Bees
Open, Shut Them
I Went to Visit a Farm One Day
Jack in the Box
Five Little Fingers
The Wheels on the Bus
Head and Shoulders
Put Your Hands Up High
Zoom!
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Clap Your Hands
Merry Duke of York
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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Baby Storytime!

Today we did a few new rhymes that were a lot of fun! We also brought back a few of the toys that are plastic and will be washed every week. While we played with toys we also played with bubbles which everyone loved!

Books:
Where is the Green Sheep? – Mem Fox
Moo, Baa, La La La! – Sandra Boynton
A Good Day – Kevin Henkes

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
This is Big, Big, Big (thanks to Melissa)
Put Your Hands Up High
Tickle Bees
This is the Way We…
Five Little Fingers
Peekaboo!
Head and Shoulders
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Cheek, Chin
Zoom!
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
The Wheels on the Bus
Clap Your Hands
Merry Duke of York
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: 101 Toddler Favorites Disc 2

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Another lovely Saturday morning! We had a great time this morning, and had a lot of fun learning a few new songs!

Books:
The Story of Growl – Judy Horacek
Fall Is Not Easy – Marty Kelley
Kitten’s First Full Moon – Kevin Henkes
Animals should definitely not wear clothing. – Judi Barrett

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

Craft:
Fall tree craft

Music used: 101 Toddler Favorites Disc 2

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