Hugs and Kisses Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: Love, hug, and kiss

Book: I Kissed the Baby! by Mary Murphy

I kissed the baby

Rhyme: Up, up, up, in the sky like this (lift baby, facing you)
Down, down, down, for a great big kiss (lower and give kiss)
Up like this (lift)
Down for a kiss (lower down)
You’re my special baby! (hug)

Rhyme: Diddle diddle dumpling

Book: Huggy Kissy by Leslie Patricelli

huggy kissy

Song: Kiss kiss song (Tune: “Ten Little Indians”)
One little, two little, three little kiss kiss,
Four little, five little, six little kiss kiss,
Seven little, eight little, nine little kiss kiss,
Ten little kisses say “I Love You”
(repeat backwards)

Rhyme: Balloon goes up
Balloon goes up (lift)
Balloon goes down (lap)
Balloon goes up to reach the clouds (lift high)
Storm rolls by (wiggle side to side)
Babe rocks down (sway to lap)
Made it home, safe and sound (hug and kiss)
(Credit: Leah Portz)

Rhyme: Bunny kisses: rub noses
Butterfly kisses: brush eyelashes on cheek
Goldfish kisses: suck in your cheeks and kiss on the lips!
Billy goat kisses: gently bump foreheads
And of course . . .
End with a big bear hug!

Book: We Love Each Other by Yusuke Yonezu

we love each other

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

Rhyme: Rickety rocking horse

Book (choral): Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton – Eric Stoltz; Philadelphia Chickens

snuggle puppy

Song (shaky eggs): “Skinnamarink” – Sharon, Lois & Bram; One Elephant Went out to Play

Closing rhyme