Green Story Time – Baby

Opening Song

Sign language: green

Book: Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Green book cover

Song: “The Little Green Frogs” – Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel: It’s Toddler Time

Rhyme: Little frog
A little frog in a pond am I, (lap)
Hippity, hippity, hop. (bounce)
And I can jump in the air so high, (lift)
Hippity, hippity, hop!

Song: Forgot a bag to carry (Tune: “Ring around the Rosie”)
Forgot a bag to carry (sign for bag)
Our books at the library (sign for book)
Stack’em, stack’em (lift baby, or stack hands)
They all fall down (baby to lap, or hands open)
Credit: Leah Portz

Book: Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox, illustrated by Judy Horacek

Where is the Green Sheep book cover

Song: Hop, hop, hop along (Tune: “Row Your Boat”)
Hop, hop, hop along (hop)
Or bounce on someone’s knee (bounce)
Higher and higher and higher and higher (lift)
Froggy hop with me. (hop)

Song: “Five Green and Speckled Frogs”

Rhyme: Pitty, patty, polt
Pitty, patty, polt, (tap feet together)
Shoe the little colt.
Here a nail, (tap one foot)
There a nail, (tap other foot)
Pitty, patty, polt. (tap feet together)

Book: In the Tall, Tall Grass by Denise Fleming

In the Tall, Tall Grass book cover

Song (shaky eggs): “Green Eggs and Ham” – The Seussetts: Songs from Dr. Seuss

Closing Rhyme