Happy Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Happy

Book: When You Are Happy by Eileen Spinelli, illustrated by Geraldo Valério

When You Are Happy book cover

Song: Baby Hop (Tune: “Bunny Hop”)
Snuggle up together
Baby’s in your lap
Snuggle up together and clap, clap, clap

Snuggle up together
Baby don’t you nap
Snuggle up together and tap, tap, tap

You’re working out together
Baby don’t stop
You’re working out together now hop, hop, hop

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

Book: Happy by Emma Dodd

Happy book cover

Scarves: “Happy!” – Jennifer Gasoi: Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well

Rhyme: Diddle diddle dumpling

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: If You’re Happy and You Know It! by Jan Ormerod, illustrated by Lindsey Gardiner

If You're Happy and You Know It! book cover

Song (shaky eggs): “Happy” – Pharrell Williams: Despicable Me 2

Closing rhyme