Spring Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language: rain, umbrella, worm

Book: Cold Little Duck, Duck, Duck by Lisa Westberg Peters, illustrated by Sam Williams

cold little duck duck duck

Puppets/Song: “Five Little Ducks” – Susie Tallman; Animal Songs

Rhyme: One, two, buckle my shoe
One, two, buckle my shoe (clap, tap shoes)
Three, four, shut the door (clap, cover eyes)
Five, six, pick up sticks (clap, wiggle fingers)
Seven, eight, lay them straight (clap, raise arms)
Nine, ten, a big fat hen (clap, widen arms)

Book: Spring is Here by Taro Gomi

spring is here

Song: “Itsy Bitsy Spider” – Carol Hammett and Elaine Bueffel; It’s Toddler Time

Song: Hop, hop, hop along (Tune: “Row Your Boat”)
Hop, hop, hop along (hop)
Or bounce on someone’s knee (bounce)
Higher and higher and higher and higher (lift)
Bunny hop with me. (hop)

Song: “Ain’t Gonna Rain No More” – Susie Tallman; Let’s Go! Travel, Camp & Car Songs

Book: Peek-a-Bloom! By Marie Torres Cimarusti, illustrated by Stephanie Peterson

peek-a-bloom

Rhyme: Trot, trot to Boston

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

Book (choral): Welcome Spring by Jill Ackerman, illustrated by Nancy Davis

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Song (shaky eggs): “Red, Red Robin” – Rosie Flores; Best of the Land of Nod Store Music

Closing rhyme