Playtime Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language for play

Book: Itsy-Bitsy Babies by Margaret Wild, illustrated by Jan Ormerod

itsy bitsy babies

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: Icky bicky soda cracker (bounce)
Icky bicky boo
Icky bicky soda cracker
Up goes you! (lift baby)

Book: Numbers at the Park by Charles Ghigna, illustrated by Ag Jatkowska

numbers at the park

Song: “Little Red Wagon” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Wiggleworms Love You

wiggleworms love you

Song: “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”

Rhyme: X marks the spot (draw on baby’s back)
Dot, dot, dot,
Up and down, around and around,
Oooooh! (tickle)

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

Book (choral reading):  Higher, Higher by Leslie Patricelli

Higher Higher

Song (with shaky eggs): “Shaky, Shaky” – The Wiggles: Yummy, Yummy

Closing rhyme

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