Mouse Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Book: Mouse Paint by Eileen Stoll Walsh

mouse paint

Song: Hickory Dickory Dock

Rhyme: Round about, round about, goes the wee house (draw circle)
Up a bit, up a bit, in a wee house (tickle chin)

Rhyme: (with mice in box puppet)
Where are the baby mice? Squeak, squeak, squeak,
I cannot see them peek, peek, peek,
Here they come out of their hole,
One, two, three, and that is all!
(Credit: Perry Public Library)

Book: The Big Baby Book by Guido Van Genechten

big baby book

Rhyme: One arm goes up, one arm goes down, one arm goes up and down.
Two arms go up…
One leg goes up…
Two legs go up…

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: Lunch by Denise Fleming


Rhyme: Here comes a little mouse, squeak, squeak, squeak,
He’s tiny and soft and has pink little feet (tickle toes)
He runs up your leg, then under your arm
Ticklety, ticklety (tickle all over)
But he means you no harm.
(Credit: Perry Public Library)

Rhyme: The little clock goes tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock (swing baby side to side)
The big clock goes ding-dong, ding-dong, ding-dong (swing back front to back)

Book (choral reading): The little mouse, the red ripe strawberry, and the big hungry bear by Don and Audrey Wood, illustrated by Don Wood

big hungry bear

Song (with shakers): “Mickey Mouse March” – Larry Groce: Disney’s Children’s Favorite Songs 4

Goodbye rhyme


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