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Spring is here! We welcomed it in with stories about gardens, flowers, and animals coming out of hibernation!

Shake My Sillies Out
Spring Wind
BOOK: Bear Wants More – Karma Wilson
Five Little Fingers
Baby Bumblebee
BOOK: My Garden – Kevin Henkes
Five Little Flowers
5 Green and Speckled Frogs
Head and Shoulders
BOOK: Planting a Rainbow – Lois Ehlert
Ants Go Marching
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Craft:
Coffee Filter Butterflies

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Today we explored the jungle with animal stories and songs!

Welcome Song
Open, Shut Them
Patty Cake
Toast in the Toaster
The Animals in the Jungle (frog, crocodile, monkey, snake)
BOOK: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed – Eileen Christelow
This is Big, Big, Big
This is the Way We…
Tickle Bees!
The Elephant Goes
Itsy Bitsy Spider
BOOK: If You’re Happy and You Know It! – Jane Cabrera
Kissing Rhyme
Zoom!
Peekaboo!
Clap Your Hands
Goodbye Song

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Birds! Baby Storytime

Tweet, tweet! Today we shared stories and rhymes about all of our feathered friends!

Welcome Song
Put Your Hands Up High
Tickle Bees!
Feathered Birds – Magnet Story
I Bounce You Here (Thanks, Melissa!)
BOOK: Birds – Kevin Henkes
Merry Duke of York
Zoom!
Where is Little Bird? – Magnet Story (Thanks again, Melissa!)
Two Little Blackbirds
10 Little Fingers
BOOK: If You Were a Penguin – Wendell & Florence Minor
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Cheek, Chin!
Three Little Ducks – Magnet Story
Clap Your Hands
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

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See ya later alligator, after awhile crocodile! Today we read stories and rhymes about our green friends that live in the swamp!

Books:
Very Boring Alligator – Jean Gralley
There’s An Alligator Under My Bed – Mercer Mayer
For Pete’s Sake – Ellen Stoll Walsh
Egad, Alligator! – Harriet Ziefert

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Five Little Monkeys
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
I Have a Little Gator
Down By the Bay
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Wiggles
The Wheels on the Bus
Alligator, Alligator
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)
1…2…3…4… – Feist (Sesame Street version)
We’re Going to the Zoo – Raffi
Banana! – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Rubber Ducky – Sesame Street
Bananaphone! – Raffi
Shake My Silles Out – Raffi
Down By the Bay – Raffi

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Today we read stories about adorable baby animals – how they get around, how they play, and how they go to sleep!

Books:
Babies on the Go – Linda Ashman
Hush Little Ones – John Butler
Kiss Kiss! – Margaret Wild & Bridget Strevens Marzo

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
This is the Way We…
10 Little Fingers
Jack in the Box
The Elephant Goes
Put Your Hands Up High
Kissing Rhyme
Zoom!
Head and Shoulders
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Clap Your Hands
Teddy Bear Teddy Bear
Goodbye Song

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

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We were feeling quite silly today, so silly stories and silly songs were just what we needed!

Books:
The Cow That Laid an Egg – Andy Cutbill
Silly Sally – Audrey Wood
Tumble Bumble – Felicia Bond
Animals should definitely not wear clothing. – Judi Barrett

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Shake My Sillies Out
Wiggles
Wheels on the Bus
Down By the Bay
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes
Silly Song
Itsy Bitsy Spider
I’m a Little Teapot
Hokey Pokey
Goodbye Song

Music used: Storytime playlist
Animal Sounds – The Aggrolites (Yo Gabba Gabba)
1…2…3…4… – Feist (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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Trains! – Baby Storytime

Toot, toot! Today we chugged and puffed our way through some great stories and rhymes about trains!

Books:
I Love Trains! – Philemon Sturges
Freight Train (big book) – Donald Crews
A Train Goes Clickety-Clack – Jonathan London

Songs and Rhymes: (Words in Songs and Rhymes Index)
Welcome Song
Head and Shoulders
The Wheels on the Bus
This is a Choo Choo Train
Zoom!
Merry Duke of York
Put Your Hands Up High
Let’s Go Riding in an Elevator
Train Rhyme
This is the Way We…
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Clap Your Hands
If You’re Happy and You Know It
Goodbye Song

Music used: Happy Rhythms and Rhymes – Tom Glazer

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