1 Lapsit Storytime We will be sharing two to three books each storytime, as well as several fingerplays and songs. We will use big books, stuffed animals and flannelboards on occasion to enhance our themes. The emphasis will be on parent-child interaction. The songs, and fingerplays used will be selected from the following list. Songs "Where is Thumbkin?" JCD WHE "Disney Babies Playtime Activity Songs to Share" JCD DIS "Raffi; Rise and Shine JCD RAF "Bob's Kid Music; Sing along with Bob #2" JCD MCG "Mister Rogers: You are Special" JCD ROG Dancin Magic JCD BAR More Singable Songs (Raffi) JCD RAF Diaper Gym JCD DIA Baby Face JCD STE Wee Sing for Baby JBook/Audio Kit Bea Wee Sing 25 th Anniversary JBook/Audio Kit Bea Fingerplays and Rhymes Welcome, Welcome (Sung to Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star ) Welcome, welcome everyone, Now you re here let s have some fun. First we ll clap our hands just so, (clap baby s hands) Then we ll bend and touch our toes. (touch baby s toes) Welcome, welcome everyone, Now you re here let s have some fun. Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Turn Around Teddy bear, Teddy bear, turn around; Teddy bear Teddy bear, touch the ground. Teddy bear, Teddy bear, find your nose; Teddy bear, Teddy bear, dance on your toes. Teddy bear, Teddy bear, reach up high; Teddy bear, Teddy bear, say good-bye. This is the Way Baby Rides (Sung to Here We go Round the Mulberry Bush ) This is the way the baby rides. (Bounce baby slowly on your knee while singing) Baby rides, Baby rides. This is the way the baby rides, Bouncy, bouncy, bouncy.
2 Open, Shut Them (from "Where Is Thumbkin") Open, shut them, open, shut them. (Open and shut hands) Give a little clap.. (Clap along.) Open, shut them, open, shut them, Put them in your lap. Creep them, creep them, creep them, creep them, Right up to your chin. Open up your smiling mouth, but do not let them in. Creep them, creep them, creep them, creep them, Past your cheeks and chin. Open wide your smiling eyes, Peeking in -- boo! Creep them, creep them, creep them, creep them, (Crawl your fingers slowly then Right down to your toes. faster until you get to child's chin.) Let them fly up in the air and bop you on the nose. Open, shut them, open, shut them. Give a little clap. Open, shut them, open, shut them. Put them in your lap. Where is (Duck)? (Sung to "Where is Thumbkin? Substitute different animals) Where is duck? Where is duck? (Put your hands behind your back) Here (s)he is. Here (s)he is. (Bring duck out) We're so glad to see you. Goodbye Duck, Goodbye Duck (Put hands and duck behind back) Song: If You're Happy and You Know It If you're happy and you know it clap your hands (repeat) If you're happy and you know it then your face will surely show it If you're happy and you know it clap your hands. Tickle belly Pat your head Wiggle Your Toes (Sung to "Row, Row, Row Your Boat") Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle your toes, Wiggle them up and down. Wiggle them fast and wiggle them slow, Wiggle them all around. (Repeat with: fingers, clap your hands, stomp your feet, nod or pat your head, wave or shake your hands) Rickety, Rickety Rocking Horse Rickety, rickety rocking horse, Over the hills we go. Rickety, rickety rocking horse, Giddy-up, giddy-up, whoa! (Bounce baby on knees in rhythm.) (Lean back) Little Red Wagon Bumping up and down in my little red wagon (repeat 2 more times) Won t you come with me?
3 These Are Baby's Fingers These are baby's fingers, These are baby's toes, This is baby's belly button, Round and round it goes. (Kiss or touch fingers/toes) (Touch belly.) (Circle belly button.) This Little Train (Run fingers up one arm and back down.) This little train ran up the track; It went toot, toot, And then came back. The other train went up the track; It went toot, toot, And then came back. Merry-Go-Round Merry-go-round, merry-go-round, First we re up, then we re down Merry-go-round, merry-go-round, Hold on tight! Don t fall down! (move baby up and down on knee) (Lean baby slightly to one side.) Clippety Clop (Sung to Row, Row, Row your Boat ) Clip, clip, clippety clop; Clippety, clippety, clop. The old gray horse goes up and down until it s time to stop. (Repeat with the old gray horse goes round and round ) (While singing, move baby up and down on your knee or walk in a circle with baby.) Baby s Hokey Pokey Arms up, arms down, arms up And wave them all around Then tickle tickle wiggle giggle Everyone knows That s how baby s hokey pokey goes. (Repeat) Chorus: Tickle, tickle, tickle, tickle, tickle Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, Giggle, giggle, giggle, giggle, giggle, That s how baby s hokey pokey goes. Legs up, legs down, legs up And kick them all around Then tickle, wiggle, giggle Everyone knows That s how baby s hokey pokey goes. (Repeat) My Little Hands With my little hands I go clap, clap, clap With my little feet I go tap, tap, tap With my little arms I wave bye, bye, bye With my little legs I kick high, high, high With my little eyes I say Peek-a-boo! With my little lips I say I love you!
4 Wheels on the Bus The wheels on the bus go round and round, Round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, All through the town. (Roll hands together) The windows on the bus go up and down (Lift arms up and down) The doors on the bus go open and shut (Clap hands together) The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep (Tap child s nose) The wipers on the bus goes swish, swish, swish (Wave hands back & forth) The wheels on the bus go round and round (Roll hands together) Baby Hop (Sung to Bunny Hop) Baby s in your lap And clap, clap, clap. Don t you nap And tap, tap, tap. You re working out together Baby don t stop You re working out together Now hop, hop, hop. Round and Round Round and round the garden Went the teddy bear One step, two steps Tickly under there. Round and round the haystack Went the little mouse One step, two steps In his little house. Baby s in your lap And clap, clap, clap. Don t you nap And tap, tap, tap. Now our song is over Get ready to stop Now our song is over So hop, hop, hop. (trace circle on baby s palm) (move finger up baby s arm) (Tickle under baby s arm) (trace circle on baby s palm) (Tickle under baby s arm) Ride, ride to Town (Sung to Row, row, row your boat) (Gently bounce baby up and down on your knees) Ride, ride, ride to town, Home, home, home we go (bounce child) Ride to town today. We had so much fun First we shop, We shopped until the sun went down, Then well stop, (stop bouncing) And now the day is done. (Stop bouncing) And then we ll ride away.
5 My Pony Macaroni I have a little pony, (bounce child on knees throughout) His name is Macaroni. He trots and trots and then he STOPS. (Pause) My funny little pony, Mac a ro ni! Mother & Father & Uncle John Mother and Father and Uncle John (bounce baby on knees) Went to town, one by one Mother fell off (tip child to side on off ) Father fell off (tip child to other side on off ) But Uncle John went on and on and on and on and on! Clap, Clap, Clap Your Hands Clap, clap, clap your hands Clap them now with me Clap your hands, let me see Clap them now with me Icky, Bicky, Soda Cracker Icky, bicky, soda cracker Icky, bicky boo! Icky, bicky, soda cracker Up goes you! Repeat Bumblebee Bumblebee was in the barn Carrying dinner under his arm Here comes bumblebee Bzzzzzzzz. Tap, tap, tap your knees Shake, shake, shake your feet... Touch, touch, touch your shoulder (clap baby s hands) (clap hands, lean forward on boo!) (clap baby s hands) (lift baby up) (circle finger in air) (continue wiggling finger in air) (circle closer to child) (gently poke or tickle child) Scrub-A-Dub-Dub (Sung to Mulberry Bush ) This is the way we scrub our hands, scrub our hands, scrub our hands, This is the way we scrub our hands, so early in the morning. Continue with head, elbows, stomach, feet, arms, legs, etc.) Baby Game Touch your ears, pat our nose, Tickle baby s little toes, Hide your eyes Where are you? Baby s playing Peek-a-boo!
6 We Ring Our Bells Together We ring our bells together (3 times) Because it s fun to do Ring them up high Ring them down low and ring them in the middle. Ring your Bells (Sung to Jingle Bells) Ring your bells, ring your bells, ring your bells today. Oh what fun it is to ring, to ring your bells today. Oh what fun it is to ring, to ring your bells today. Shake Your Bells Shake your bells along with me, Along with me, along with me. It s as easy as 1-2-3, Shake them high, shake them low, Shake them fast, shake them slow, Shake, shake, shake. My Hands Say Thank You My hands say thank you with a clap, clap, clap. My feet say thank you with a tap, tap, tap. Clap, clap, clap. Tap, tap, tap. Turn around and say Hooray! Thank you for coming to storytime today! It s Time to Say Goodbye (Sung to She ll be coming round the mountain) Oh, it s time to say goodbye to our friends, Oh, it s time to say goodbye to our friends. Oh, it s time to say goodbye, Make a smile and wink an eye It s time to say goodbye to our friends.