Birds Story Time – Baby

Opening song

 Sign language: Bird

Book: Birds by Kevin Henkes, illustrated by Laura Dronzek


Song (puppets): Owl in the tree (Tune: “Skip to My Lou”)
Owl in the tree goes, “Hoo, hoo hoo,”
Owl in the tree goes, “Hoo, hoo hoo,”
Owl in the tree goes, “Hoo, hoo hoo,”
Skip to my Lou, my darling

Blue bird in the nest goes, “Tweet, tweet, tweet…”
Duck in the pond goes, “Quack, quack, quack…”
Rooster in the yard goes, “Cock a doodle doo…”

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)
Bunny hop with me. (hop)

Book: Silly Little Goose! by Nancy Tafuri

Silly Little Goose

Rhyme: One, two, buckle my shoe
One, two, buckle my shoe (clap, tap shoes)
Three, four, shut the door (clap, cover eyes)
Five, six, pick up sticks (clap, wiggle fingers)
Seven, eight, lay them straight (clap, raise arms)
Nine, ten, a big fat hen (clap, widen arms)

Song (iPod): “The Little Bird” – Elizabeth Mitchell; Blue Clouds

Book: Nest by Jorey Hurley


Rhyme: Trot, trot to Boston

Flannel: Five little owls

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: Big Fat Hen by Keith Baker

Big Fat Hen

Song (shaky eggs): “I Know a Chicken” – Laurie Berkner; Whaddaya Think of That?

Closing rhyme