Boat Story Time – Everybody

Opening Song

Book: Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Jane Cabrera

row row row your boat cover image

Song: “Row, Row, Row your Boat” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Book: Sail Away by Donald Crews

sail away

Flannel: The first little boat went chug, chug, chug.
The second little boat went tug, tug, tug.
The third little boat went row, row, row.
The fourth little boat went oh sooo slooooow.
Here comes the sailboat, watch it go!

(credit to Sunflower story time)

Song: Hands Are Clapping
(sing to tune of “Skip To My Lou”)
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Hands are clapping
Clap clap clap
Clap your hands my darling!

Continue with …
-feet are stomping
-arms are flapping
– legs are jumping

Book: Boat Works by Tom Slaughter

 boat works

Song: “Jumping and Counting” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem

Book/app: Boats by Byron Barton

boats

Closing Rhyme

 Craft:

boat craft

 

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Boat Story Time – Sensory Friendly

Opening song

Book: Sail Away by Donald Crews

sail away

Song: “Row, Row, Row your Boat” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Book: Little Tug by Stephen Savage

little tug

Song: “Tap Tap Tap” – Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer: Get Set for School Sing Along

Movement: Learn the yoga pose “row your boat”

Social Story: What Does It Mean to be Kind? by Rana DiOrio, illustrated by Stephane Jorisch

Closing song

Craft: sailboats

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Boat Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: boat

Book/app: Boats by Byron Barton

boats

Nursery Rhyme (with poster): Rub a dub dub

Song: “Row, Row, Row your Boat” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Songs for Wiggleworms

Book: Sail Away by Donald Crews

sail away

Rhyme: Motorboat, Motorboat

Motorboat, motorboat, go so slow,
(Move arms in a circle slowly or lie on back and bicycle legs)
Motorboat, motorboat, go so fast,
(Move arms in a circle fast or move legs)
Motorboat, motorboat, step on the gas!
(Use foot and pretend to step on gas)
VROOOOOM!
(Repeat rhyme)

(Source: Upstart Promotions)

Song: “My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean” (sway kids back and forth)

Book: Boat Works by Tom Slaughter

 boat works

Song: “My Big Green Boat” (tune: “The Wheels on the Bus”)

I love to row in my big green boat, (Pretend to row)
Big green boat, big green boat.
I love to row in my big green boat
Out on the deep blue sea.

My big green boat has two white sails, (Raise arms above head and wave gently)
Two white sails, two white sails.
My big green boat has two white sails,
Out on the deep blue sea.

So come for a row in my big green boat, (Pretend to row)
My big green boat, my big green boat.
So come for a row in my big green boat,
Out on the deep blue sea.
(Source: Upstart Promotions)

Song: “Shake your Sillies Out” – The Wiggles: Yummy Yummy

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

Closing rhyme

Craft: love boats (from Glued to My Crafts)

love boat