Baby’s Day Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Baby

Book: Hey Little Baby! by Heather Leigh, illustrated by Geneviève Côté

Hey Little Baby! book cover

Song: Did you ever see a baby, a baby, a baby?
Did you ever see a baby go this way and that? (lean side to side)
Go this way and that way and this way and that way (lean front to back, side to side)
Did you ever see a baby go this way and that? (lean front to back)

Rhyme: Away up high in the apple tree (lift baby)
I saw a little baby smiling at me
I shook that tree as hard as I could (shake gently)
Down came the baby (bring down)
Mmm, was she good! (Kiss)

Book: Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Please, Baby, Please book cover

Song: “Baby Hop” – Priscilla Hegner and Rose Grasselli: Diaper Gym

Rhyme: Balloon goes up (lift)
Balloon goes down (lap)
Balloon goes up to reach the clouds (lift high)
Storm rolls by (wiggle side to side)
Babe rocks down (sway to lap)
Made it home, safe and sound (hug and kiss)
(Credit: Leah Portz)

Book/Song:  The Babies on the Bus by Karen Katz

Babies on the Bus book cover

Rhyme: Trot, trot, trot to Boston (gently bounce baby on your knees)
Trot, trot, trot to Lynn.
Look out baby
You’re going to fall in. (lower knees)

Book (choral): Baby’s Day by Michael Blake

Baby's Day book cover

Song (shaky eggs): “A Tisket, A Tasket” – Sara Hickman: Newborn

Closing rhyme