Tools Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language for hammer

Book: Tap, Tap, Bang, Bang by Emma Garcia

tap tap bang bang

Rhyme: Five Little Nails
Five little nails, standing strong and steady
Here I come, with my hammer ready
BAM – BAM – BAM!  The nail goes down
Now, there are FOUR more nails to pound
(count down until none are left)
(Source: Storytime Source Page)

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

Book: I Love Tools by Philemon Sturges

i love tools

Song: “Construction Worker Song”
This is the way we pound our nails, pound our nails, pound our nails
This is the way we pound our nails, so early in the morning
(Saw the wood, stack the bricks, stir the paint, paint the walls)
(Credit: Everything Preschool)

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

Song: “All I Wanna Do is Dance” – Kira Willey: Kings and Queens of the Forest
(stomp instead of skip)

kings and queens of the forest

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

Closing rhyme

Craft: Paper tool belt


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