Leslie Patricelli Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Book: Big Little by Leslie Patricelli

big little

Rhyme: This is big

This is big big big
This is small small small
This is short short short
This is tall tall tall
This is fast fast fast
This is slow slow slow
This is yes yes yes
This is no no no

(Source: Mel’s Desk)

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

Song: “Roll your hands” – Carol Totsky Hammett: Toddlers on Parade

Book: Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli

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Song: “Everybody Clap Your Hands” – Peter Moses: 90 Nifty Songs

Book: Tubby by Leslie Patricelli

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Song: This is the way we wash our face, wash our face, wash our face.
This is the way we wash our face so early in the morning.

This is the way we scrub our tummies (repeat)
This is the way we scrub our toes (repeat)
This is the way we wash our arms (repeat)

Song: “Head, shoulders, knees and toes” – Joanie Bartels: Bathtime Magic

Song: “Run Baby Run” – Caspar Babypants: Here I Am

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

Closing rhyme

Activity: Leslie Patricelli coloring sheet (from her web page)

Bathtime Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: bubble

Book: The Pigeon Needs a Bath! By Mo Willems

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Song: “Bubbles, Bubbles” (Tune: Twinkle Twinkle)

Bubbles, bubbles all around. (roll arms)
Bubbles, bubbles on the ground.
Bubbles, bubbles on my nose.
Bubbles, bubbles on my toes.
Bubbles, bubbles in my hair.
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere! (reach arms out)

Song: “Head, shoulders, knees and toes” – Joanie Bartels: Bathtime Magic

Book: Get Out of My Bath! By Britta Teckentrupp

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Flannel: Five elephants in the bathtub

Song: “Everybody Wash” – Sesame Street: Splish Splash Bathtime Fun

Book: Tubby by Leslie Patricelli

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Rhyme: A small bubble (make a circle with your hands)
A medium sized bubble (make a larger circle with your hands)
A great big bubble I see (make a large circle with your arms)
Now let’s count them, are you ready?
1 –2 – 3  (make 3 circles again)
POP!  (clap hands loudly once)

Song: “Can’t Wait to Celebrate” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem

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

Closing rhyme

Activity: puppets, scarves (pretend washcloths), and bubble machine

Bathtime Story Time – Toddler

Opening Song

Book: Bath Time by Eileen Spinelli, illustrated by Janet Pedersen

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Song: “Wash your Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes” – Joanie Bartels: Bathtime Magic

Book: Bathtime Piggy Wiggy by Christyan Fox, illustrated by Diane Fox

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Flannel song: “Five Clean and Squeaky Pigs” (Credit: Mel’s Desk)

Song: This is the way we wash our face, wash our face, wash our face.
This is the way we wash our face so early in the morning.
This is the way we scrub our tummies (repeat)
This is the way we scrub our toes (repeat)

Book: Tubby by Leslie Patricelli

tubby

Rhyme
A small bubble [make a circle with your hands]
A medium sized bubble [make a larger circle with your hands]
A great big bubble I see [make a large circle with your arms]
Now let’s count them, are you ready?
1 –2 – 3 [make 3 circles again]
POP! [clap hands loudly once]
(Credit: Sunflower Storytime)

Song: “Jumping and Counting” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem and More Salutes to Nonsense

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Closing Song

Activity: Puppets, scarves and bubbles