Train Story Time – Baby

Opening song

Sign language for train

Book: A Train Goes Clickety-Clack by Jonathan London

train goes clickety-clack

Song: “The Train Wheels are Rolling” (roll hands during chorus) – Kathy Reid-Naiman: Say Hello to the Morning

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

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

Rhyme: This Little Train
This little train ran up the track (run your fingers up arm)
toot, toot, toot (make train whistle sound)
And then it came toot-tooting back (run fingers down arm)
Toot, toot, toot

Song: “Wake Up Toes” – Joanie Bartels: Morning Magic

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): Freight Train by Donald Crews

Song: “Can You Shake Your Egg With Me?” (Tune: “London Bridge”)
Can you shake your egg with me,
Shake your egg along with me
It’s as easy as can be
Now put it on your knee!
(Repeat with head, tummy, etc.)
From Nancy Stewart; see .

Song (shaky eggs): “Train Song” – Bari Koral: Anna and the Cupcakes

anna and the cupcakes

Closing rhyme