World Story Time – Toddler

Opening Song

Sign Language: World

Rhyme (with puppet): Little hedgehog in a bag, sitting so still.
Will she come out? Yes, she will!
She looks to the left, and she looks to the right.
She looks straight ahead, then POPS! out of sight.

Book: Can You Say Peace? by Karen Katz

Song: “Clap Your Hands” – Old Town School of Folk Music: Wiggleworms Love You

Flannel/Rhyme: Counting to Ten in English and Spanish
One, two, and three
Four, five, and six
Seven, eight, and nine,
I can count to ten!
Ten, nine, and eight,
Seven, six, and five,
Four, three, and two,
Counting down to one!

Uno, dos, y tres,
Cuatro, cinco, y seis,
Siete, ocho, nueve,
¡Cuento hasta diez!
Diez, nueve, ocho,
Siete, seis, y cinco,
Cuatro, tres, y dos,
¡Cuento hasta atrás!

Rhyme: Zoom zoom zoom, we’re going to the moon!
Zoom zoom zoom, we’re going to the moon!
If you want to take a trip, climb aboard my rocket ship.
Zoom zoom zoom, we’re going to the moon!
In 5…4…3…2…1…BLAST OFF!

Far far far, we’re going to the stars…
Fun fun fun, we’re going to the sun…

Rhyme (with puppets): Walking through Africa,
What do I see?
I see a tumbili (monkey) looking at me!

Repeat with:
tembo (elephant)
kiboko (hippo)
chura (frog)

(Credit: Miss Meg’s Storytime)

Book: Everywhere the Cow Says “Moo!” by Ellen Weinstein

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

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

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Paper Earth with torn-paper continents