Party Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language for party

Book: Brownie & Pearl Step Out by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Brian Biggs

brownie and pearl step out

Rhyme: Mix the batter, stir the batter (make a stirring motion with one arm/hand)
Shake some flour in (make a shaking motion with one arm/hand)
Mix the batter, stir the batter (make a stirring motion with one arm/hand)
Place it in a tin (pretend to pour)
Sprinkle in some chocolate chips (pretend to sprinkle)
Put it in to bake (open both hands, palms up, and slide them forward)
Then open wide the oven door (pretend to open door)
And out comes the cake! (open both hands, palms up, and slide them forward)
(Credit: Sunflower Storytime)

Song: “Reach for the Ceiling” – Toddlers on Parade

Song: “Roll your Hands” – Toddlers on Parade

Draw and Tell Story: Birthday Cake
(Credit: Linda Meuse, Notes from the Story Room)

Rhyme: Make a Wish
Big birthday cake  (make huge circle with arms)
Ice cream in a dish  (cup hands)
Here are the candles  (wiggle fingers on one hand)
Now make a wish!  (blow and make fingers into a fist)
(Credit: Upper Arlington Public Library)

Song: “Five Days Old” – Laurie Berkner: Rocketship Run

Book: Where is Baby’s Birthday Cake? by Karen Katz

where is babys birthday cake

Song: “The Hands are for Clapping” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill Sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Tunes

Song: “Icky Sticky Bubble Gum” – David Landau: Kids and Kitties

Closing song

Craft: Decorate paper crowns with crayons and paper hearts