Tickle Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book: We’ve all got Bellybuttons! by David Martin, illustrated by Randy Cecil

We've All Got Bellybuttons

Song: “The Wheels on the Bus” including “The parents on the bus go tickle, tickle, tickle”

Rhyme:
Dance your fingers up
Dance your fingers down
Dance your fingers to the side
Dance’em all around!

Dance’em on your tummy
Dance’em on your head
Dance’em on your shoulders
And dance’em off to bed.

Rhyme: Roly poly every so slowly (roll arms)
Roly poly faster, faster, faster!

Book: Tickle Time! by Sandra Boynton

Tickle Time

Song: “Baby’s Hokey Pokey” – Georgiana Stewart: Baby Face

Rhyme:

These are baby’s fingers, (touch child’s fingers)
These are baby’s toes, (touch child’s toes)|
This is baby’s belly button, (touch child’s tummy)
Round and round it goes! (gently tickle child’s tummy)

Song: Rickety rickety rocking horse
Over the hills we go
Rickety rickety rocking horse
Giddy-up, giddy-up, Whoa! (hug)

Book: Piggies by Don and Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood

Rhyme: Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! [tickle baby]
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hot dog goes!

Song (with shaky eggs): “Little Sack of Sugar” – Elizabeth Mitchell: You Are My Flower

Closing rhyme

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Animal Sounds Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book: I Love Animals by Flora McDonnell

i love animals

Song: “Old McDonald”

Rhyme: Roly poly, ever so slowly (roll arms)
Roly poly, faster, faster, faster!

Book: Do Cows Meow? by Salina Yoon

do cows meow

Song: “Wake Up Toes” – Joanie Bartels: Morning Magic

Song (with puppets):
Where is pink pig? Where is pink pig?
Here I am! Here I am!
How are you today, pig?
Very well, I thank you.
Oink, oink, oink.

Where is goat?…
Where is cow?…

Rhyme: Rickety, rickety rocking horse
Over the hills we go
Rickety rickety rocking horse,
Giddy-up, giddy-up, whoa! (hug)

Book: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin, Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle

Rhyme: Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! (tickle)
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hot dog goes!

Book (choral): Moo, Baa La, La, La by Sandra Boynton

moo baa la

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): “The Fox” – Ylvis: The Fox

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Body Story Time- Baby

Opening Song

Book: Hands Can by Cheryl Willis Hudson, photographs by John-Francis Bourke

Hands Can

Rhyme: Roly poly, ever so slowly (roll arms)
Roly poly, faster, faster, faster!

Rhyme: Pizza, Pickle, Pumpernickel
Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! [tickle baby]
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hotdog goes!

Song: Head, Shoulders
Head, shoulders, knees, and toes!
Head, shoulders, knees, and toes!
Eyes and ears and mouth and nose!
Head, shoulders, knees, and toes
Knees and toes!

Book: A Kiss For You! by Joan Holub and Caroline Jayne Church

AKissForYou

Song: “Head and Shoulders” by Frog in the Meadow: Music, Now I’m Two

Song: “Baby’s Hokey Pokey” – Georgiana Stewart: Baby Face

Song: They’re a Part of Me (Tune: The Wheels on the Bus)
I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap,
clap, clap, clap, clap, clap, clap,I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap,
They’re a part of me.

I can make my feet go tap, tap, tap…
I can make my hands go wave, wave, waver…

Song: “Wake Up Toes” – Joanie Bartels: Morning Magic

Song: “On my Toe there is a Flea” by Frog in the Meadow: Music, Now I’m Two

Book: Baby Cakes by Karma Wilson, Illustrated by Sam Williams

BabyCakes

Song: “Fingers and Toes” (with shaky eggs) by Milkshake: Happy Songs

Milkshake album

Closing Rhyme

 

 

 

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Big and Little Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book:  Little Gorilla by Ruth Bornstein

little gorilla

Rhyme: Big A, little A, bouncing B, (bounce)
Cat’s in the cupboard and he can’t see me (cover face with hands)
Peekaboo! I see you! (open hands off face)

Song: “Itsy Bitsy Spider”

Book: I Am Small by Emma Dodd

i am small

Rhyme: Roly poly every so slowly, Roly poly faster, faster, faster (roll arms)

Song: “The Little Bird” – Georgiana Stewart: Nursery Rhyme Time

Rhyme: This is big, big, big  Hold arms out to side
This is small small small Cup hands together
This is short short short Hold hands with palms facing each other
This is tall tall tall Reach one hand above head
This is fast fast fast Circle fists quickly
This is slow slow slow Circle fists slowly
This is yes yes yes Nod
This is no no no Shake head
(Credit: Mel’s Desk)

Book: So Big by Dan Yaccarino

so big dan

Rhyme: Rickety, rickety rocking horse
Over the hills we go
Rickety rickety rocking horse,
Giddy-up, giddy-up, whoa! (hug)

Rhyme: Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! (tickle)
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hot dog goes!

Book: Big Little by Leslie Patricelli

big little

Song (with shaky eggs): “Six Little Ducks” – Joanie Bartels: Bathtime Magic

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Summer Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book: Beach Feet by Kiyomi Konagaya, illustrated by Masamitsu Saito

beach feet

 

Song: I’m Going to the Beach (Tune: “Farmer in the Dell”)
I’m going to the beach, I’m going to the beach,I think I’ll see a (insert summer thing and show picture) there,
I’m going to the beach.
(Credit: Mel’s Desk)

Rhyme: Roly poly ever so slowly (roll arms slowly)
Roly poly faster, faster, faster (roll arms quickly)

Book/Song: Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Scott Burroughs

take me out

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

Rhyme: Rickety, rickety rocking horse
Over the hills we go
Rickety rickety rocking horse,
Giddy-up, giddy-up, whoa! (hug)

Book: Mouse’s First Summer by Lauren Thompson, illlustrated by Buket Erdogan

mouses first summer

Rhyme: Pizza, pickle, pumpernickel
My little baby deserves a tickle! (tickle)
One for her nose, and one for her toes
And one for her belly where the hot dog goes!

Song/flannel: (Tune: “If you’re happy and you know it”)
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit, (show picture)
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit,
If you’re going to the pool, then a suit will keep you cool,
If you’re going to the pool, wear your suit.

…then a hat will keep you cool
…then your shoes will keep you cool
…then your shades shades will keep you cool

(credit: Mel’s Desk)

Book: Baby Loves Summer by Karen Katz

baby loves summer

Song (with shaky eggs): “Mr. Sun” – Raffi: Singable Songs for the Very Young

Closing rhyme

 

Farm Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Farm

Book: Cock-a-Doodle-Doo, Creak, Pop-pop, Moo by Jim Aylesworth, illustrated by Brad Sneed

cock-a-doodle-doo creak pop-pop moo book cover

Rhyme: Shoe the old horse (tap one foot)
Shoe the old mare (tap other foot)
But let the little pony
Run bare, bare, bare (tap feet together)

Song: Counting sheep (Tune: “This Old Man”)
Counting sheep, counting sheep
Helps my _________ go to sleep

One sheep, two sheep
Three sheep, four —
Soon my _________
Starts to snore
(Credit: Sing a Song of Storytime)

Book: Chicken, Chicken, Duck! by Nadia Krilanovich

Chicken Chicken Duck book cover

Rhyme: One, two, buckle my shoe

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)

Puppets/Song: Old McDonald” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Big Book: I Went Walking by Sue Williams, illustrated by Julie Vivas

I Went Walking book cover

 

Song (shaky eggs): “Mary Had a Little Lamb” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Closing rhyme

Books Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Book, Library, Read

Book (with instruments): Roger is Reading a Book by Koen Van Biesen

roger-is-reading cover image

Song: I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
They’re a part of me.

I can make my feet go stomp, stomp, stomp, etc…
I can make my hand wave bye, bye, bye…

Book/Puppets: Read It, Don’t Eat It! by Ian Schoenherr

Read It, Don't Eat It! book cover

Rhyme: X marks the spot
X marks the spot
Dot, dot, dot
Up and down
Around and around
Oooo (tickle)

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, Verona Public Library)

Book: Book! by Kristine O’Connell George, illustrated by Maggie Smith

Book! book cover

Rhyme: The moon is round  
The moon is round (circle face)
As round can be
Two eyes
A nose
A mouth like me

Song (shaky eggs): “Your Library” – Ludwig Von Drake: Disney’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse  

Closing rhyme

Dance Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Dance, Music

Book: Baby Danced the Polka by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas

baby danced the polka

Song: “Baby’s Hokey Pokey” – Georgiana Stewart: Baby Face

Rhyme: The moon is round  
The moon is round (circle face)
As round can be
Two eyes
A nose
A mouth like me

Book: Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton

Barnyard Dance book cover

Song: I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
They’re a part of me.

I can make my feet go stomp, stomp, stomp, etc…
I can make my hand wave bye, bye, bye…

Book/Puppets: Dancing Feet by Lindsey Craig, illustrated by Marc Brown

dancing feet

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, Verona Public Library)

Rhyme: X marks the spot
X marks the spot
Dot, dot, dot
Up and down
Around and around
Oooo (tickle)

Book (choral): Shake it up, Baby! by Karen Katz

Shake It Up, Baby! book cover

Song (shaky eggs): “Swing It, Baby, Swing” – Cathy Fink: All Wound Up! (fade 2:18)

Closing rhyme

Dogs Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Dog

Book: Wag a Tail by Lois Ehlert

Wag a Tail book cover

Bounce: Leg over leg, (bounce baby on knees)
As the dog goes to Dover.
When he comes to a wall,
Jump! He goes over! (lift baby up)

Song: “Bingo” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Wiggleworms Love You

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, Verona Public Library)

Book/Puppets: The Doghouse by Jan Thomas

The Doghouse book cover

Song: I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
They’re a part of me.

I can make my feet go stomp, stomp, stomp, etc…
I can make my hand wave bye, bye, bye…

Song: “This Old Man” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Flannel: Dog houses (credit: Mel’s Desk)
Little dog, little dog, are you in the green house? Is this the green house? No, this is the red house. No, little dog, you are not in the red house, etc.

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Rhyme: The moon is round  
The moon is round (circle face)
As round can be
Two eyes
A nose
A mouth like me

Rhyme: X marks the spot
X marks the spot
Dot, dot, dot
Up and down
Around and around
Oooo (tickle)

Book (choral): One, Two, That’s My Shoe! by Alison Murray

one two thats my shoe

Song (shaky eggs): “Hot Dog” – They Might Be Giants: Disney’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Closing rhyme

Brave Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Big, Stop, Hot

Book: Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas

Let's Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy book cover

Song: “Home on the Range” – Victor Johnson: Putumayo Kids

Song: I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
Clap, clap, clap
I can make my hands go clap, clap, clap
They’re a part of me.

I can make my feet go stomp, stomp, stomp, etc…
I can make my hand wave bye, bye, bye…

Rhyme: The moon is round  
The moon is round (circle face)
As round can be
Two eyes
A nose
A mouth like me

Book: Cuddle Time by Libby Gleeson, illustrated by Julie Vivas

Cuddle Time book cover

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)

Rhyme: X marks the spot
X marks the spot
Dot, dot, dot
Up and down
Around and around
Oooo (tickle)

Song/Puppets: “Itsy Bitsy Spider” – Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel: It’s Toddler Time

Book (choral): I Am So Brave! by Stephen Krensky, illustrated by Sara Gillingham

I am so brave book cover

Song (shaky eggs): “Bravest Kid in the World” – Recess Monkey: Flying!

Closing rhyme