Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Great Read-Aloud Books To Share With Babies and Toddlers




Great Read-Aloud Books To Share With Babies and Toddlers

READ: Books

Buster and the Baby By Amy Hest 

Peep and the Egg- I'm Not Taking a Bath By Laura Gehl 

Peep and the Egg: I'm Not Using the Potty By Laura Gehl

Crybaby By Karen Beaumont 

Duck, Duck, Dinosaur

By Kallie George

Everything You By Elizabeth McPike

I Love You for Miles and Miles By Alison Goldberg 

My Family Four Floors Up By Caroline Stutson

Ten Little Toes, Two Small Feet By Kristy Dempsey

Ducks Away By Mem Fox

 I Love You, Baby By Claire Freedman 

Every Bunny Count By Ellie Sandall 

Every Color Soup By Jorey Hurley 

Blue vs Yellow By Tom Sullivan


Where is Bear? By Johnathan Bentley
Mama's Kisses By Kate McMullan 



Rhymes and Songs for Babies and Toddlers: 



“With Our Hands”

(tune -Mary had a little lamb)



With our hands we clap, clap, clap

Clap, clap, clap

Clap, clap, clap

With our hands we clap, clap, clap

We have lots of fun!



We are feet we tap, tap, tap

Tap, tap, tap

Tap, tap, tap

With our feet we tap, tap, tap

We have lots of fun!




This is theWay We Shake our Rattles

(Tune: Here go around the Mulberry Bush)
This is the way we shake our rattles, shake our
rattles, shake our rattles.
This is the way we shake our rattles, so early in
the morning.

Additional verses:
This is the way we shake our arms...
This is the way we shake our feet..
This is the way we reach for the sky..



Popcorn Bounce Rhyme
(bounce baby on knees)
Popcorn, popcorn,
Sizzling in the pan.
Shake it up, shake it up,
Bam, bam, bam!
Popcorn, popcorn,
Now it’s getting hot,
Shake it up, shake it up,
Pop, pop, pop! (lift baby up with each” pop”)


Lap Ride: “This is the Way the Baby Rides” The Mulberry Bush

This is the way the baby rides, Baby rides, baby rides.
This is the way the baby rides,
Bouncy, Bouncy, Bouncy.
(bounce baby slowly on one knee)

This is the way the jockey rides,
Jockey rides, jockey rides.
This is the way the jockey rides,
Gallopy, gallopy, gallopy.
(use both knees and move them up and down)


If your happy and you know it (clap hands, stomp feet, shout hooray)

We can’t wait to celebrate #2 (Jim Gill Blue CD)

Itsy Bitsy Spider Song with (Egg shakers)
Shake your Sillies Out #13 (Raffi CD -Songs for the very young green disc #13 ) (use with egg shakers )

Silly Dance Contest # 8 (Yellow Jim Gill CD) with color scarves)

Teddy Bear Game – give each child a paper teddy bear  and then use laminated number bears with the instruction sheet for each number 1-7 - play the game ( show each number and do what that number says) i.e. touch bear to toes, yell yahoo, kiss your bears nose, let the bear jump on your toes (back and forth) tickle your bears tummy, Turn around with your teddy bear., ?jump with your bear


Row Row Row your Boat-  from Songs for Wiggle Worms CD #2  Row, (move arms like rowing) twist, (twist body side to side), Bounce, (bend knees)Sway (move side to side back and forth in pretend boat)wiggle, (wiggle around in your boat ) tickle  (tickle the kids in their boat or have parents tickle them)



PLAY --Parachute Fun:   Use colored parachute and unfold it out
o   Have everyone hold handles & lift up above head and play peek aboo
o   Then hold handles and walk in a circle singing “ring around the rosie” 
ring around the rosie
 pocket full of posies
ashes, ashes we all fall down! (everyone bend down low to ground or fall)
o   children go under the parachute while parents lift it up
o   Have kids help put balls on and shake them up








 




1 comment:

  1. With our Hands is a great song for littles! I use it in babytime. -Elizabeth

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