Summer Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book: Beach Feet by Kiyomi Konagaya, illustrated by Masamitsu Saito

beach feet


Song: I’m Going to the Beach (Tune: “Farmer in the Dell”)
I’m going to the beach, I’m going to the beach,I think I’ll see a (insert summer thing and show picture) there,
I’m going to the beach.
(Credit: Mel’s Desk)

Rhyme: Roly poly ever so slowly (roll arms slowly)
Roly poly faster, faster, faster (roll arms quickly)

Book/Song: Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Scott Burroughs

take me out

Song: “Little Red Wagon” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Wiggleworms Love You

Rhyme: Rickety, rickety rocking horse
Over the hills we go
Rickety rickety rocking horse,
Giddy-up, giddy-up, whoa! (hug)

Book: Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson, illlustrated by Buket Erdogan

mouses first summer

Rhyme: Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! (tickle)
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hot dog goes!

Song/flannel: (Tune: “If you’re happy and you know it”)
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit, (show picture)
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit,
If you’re going to the pool, then a suit will keep you cool,
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit.

…then a hat will keep you cool
…then your shoes will keep you cool
…then your shades shades will keep you cool

(credit: Mel’s Desk)

Book: Baby Loves Summer by Karen Katz

baby loves summer

Song (with shaky eggs): “Mr. Sun” – Raffi: Singable Songs for the Very Young

Closing rhyme


Zoo Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach

underpants zoo

Song: “The Monkey Dance” – The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy

Book: Life-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya

life-size zoo

Song: “Mat Man” – Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: Get Set for School Sing Along

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “neck stretches”

Social Story: I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow

Closing Song

Craft: giraffe coloring page with 1-2-3 yellow stickers