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