Sign language for animal
Book: I Love Animals by Flora McDonnell
A farmer went trotting (Bounce baby on lap, facing you)
Upon his gray mare
With his daughter behind him
So rosy and fair
Then a duck cried out, “Quack!” (Lift baby up)
And they all tumbled down (Plop baby back into your lap)
Off of the horse
And upside down! (Tip baby gently backwards!)
Rhyme: Icky bicky soda cracker (bounce)
Icky bicky boo
Icky bicky soda cracker
Up goes you! (lift baby)
Book: Do Cows Meow? by Salina Yoon
Song: “Wake Up Toes” – Joanie Bartels: Morning Magic
Song (with puppets):
Where is brown bear? Where is brown bear?
Here I am! Here I am!
How are you today, bear?
Very well, I thank you.
Growl, growl, growl.
Where is kitty cat?…
Where is green frog?…
Rhyme: X marks the spot (draw on baby’s back)
Dot, dot, dot,
Up and down, around and around,
Rhyme: Let’s go riding in an elevator
First floor, second floor, third floor, fourth floor (slowly lift baby)
Down (bring baby back down)
Book (choral): Moo, Baa La, La, La by Sandra Boynton
Song: “Can You Shake Your Egg With Me?” (Tune: “London Bridge”)
Can you shake your egg with me,
Shake your egg along with me
It’s as easy as can be
Now put it on your knee!
(Repeat with head, tummy, etc.)
(From Nancy Stewart; see nancymusic.com)
Song (shaky eggs): “Six Little Ducks” – Susie Tallman: Animal Songs