Fall Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language for fall

Book: Hello Kitty, Hello Fall!  by Jean Hirashima

hello kitty hello fall

Song: (Tune: “London Bridge”)

Autumn leaves are in the trees…All over town.
Autumn leaves are falling down…All over town.
Autumn leaves are whirling round…
Everybody rake them up…

Rhyme: Exercises, exercises
Let’s all do our exercises (lift baby’s arms, repeat with legs)
(Credit: Babies in the Library by Jane Marino)

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: Duck and Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills

duck and goose find a pumpkin

Song: (Tune: “Twinkle twinkle”)
Pumpkin, pumpkin on the ground, (touch the ground)
How’d you get so big and round? (make a big circle)
Once you were a seed so small, (hold baby’s hands together)
Now you are a great big ball! (make a big circle)
Pumpkin, pumpkin on the ground, (touch the ground)
How’d you get so big and round? (make a big circle)
(Credit: Step by Step Childcare)

Book: The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

busy little squirrel

Song: Gray squirrel, gray squirrel, shake your bushy tail.
Gray squirrel, gray squirrel, shake your bushy tail.
Wrinkle up your funny nose; put a nut between your toes.
Gray squirrel, gray squirrel, shake your bushy tail!

Rhyme: Let’s go riding in an elevator
First floor, second floor, third floor, fourth floor (slowly lift baby)
Down (bring baby back down)

Song (with shaky eggs): “Apple Pickin’ Time” – Tom Pease – I’m Gonna Reach!

Closing rhyme

 

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