Book Babies – September 11 and 12, 2012

Fingerplay: Open Shut Them x2
Open shut them, open shut them
Give a little clap, clap, clap
Open shut them, open shut them
Put them in your lap, lap, lap

Creep them, creep them
Creep them, creep them
Right up to your chin, chin, chin
Open wide your smiling mouth
But do not let them in!

Fingerplay: The Itsy Bitsy Spider x2

Nursery Rhyme: Pat-a-Cake

Story: One Spotted Giraffe (by Petr Horacek)

Activity: Shakers to music

Song: Old MacDonald Had a Farm
On the farm, there was a horse, a cat and a turtle

Movement/Song: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Song: Three Little Ducks
Three little ducks went out one day
Over the hills and far away
Mama Duck said “Quack, quack, quack, quack!”
But only two little ducks came back.
*continue until no ducks remain

Activity: Peek-a-Boo (with scarves)

Song: The Wheels on the Bus (with scarves)

Activity: Parachute to music

Song: Where is Thumbkin?

Fingerplay: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star x2
(first time singing, second time humming)