Birthday Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book:  The Fairytale Cake by Mark Sperring, illustrated by Jonathan Langley

fairytale cake

Rhyme: Ten Little Candles
Ten little candles on a birthday cake.
(hold up ten fingers)
“Wh! Wh!” Now there are eight.
(blow twice and bend down two fingers)
Eight little candles on a birthday cake.
“Wh! Wh!” Now there are six.
Six little candles on a birthday cake.
“Wh! Wh!” Now there are four.
Four little candles on a birthday cake.
“Wh! Wh!” Now there are two.
Two little candles on a birthday cake.
“Wh! Wh!” Now there are none!
Make a wish!
(Credit: Yorba Linda Public Library)

Book: I Love Birthdays by Anna Walker

i love birthdays

Rhyme: Pat-a-cake

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

wiggleworms love you

Book: A Birthday for Cow by Jan Thomas

birthday for cow

Song: Happy birthday to you

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: 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 reading):  The Birthday Box by Leslie Patricelli

birthday box

Song (with shaky eggs): “Milkshake Song” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Closing rhyme

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