Friday, March 16, 2012

Wee Read - Happiness

Early Literacy Tip: Reading with your baby should be a fun activity. It’s okay to stop reading if the baby becomes fussy. Try it again when your baby is in a better mood.

Books
You Are My Sunshine by Caroline Jayne Church

We read through the book first, then sang it on the second read-through.







We Belong Together by Joyce Wan











Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
Read-Together Book







Special Songs/Rhymes
I Touch My Eyes
-- Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Acka Backa
-- from Lapsit Services for the Very Young II by Linda L. Ernst. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc, 2001.

We Hit the Floor Together
-- Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Good Morning, Mrs. Perky
--Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

I used our crow puppet for this song. I thought the babies might have their little daylights scared out of them, but they LOVED her!





Wind, Oh Wind (with scarves)
--Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Roll Your Scarf (with scarves)
--Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Mix a Pancake (with scarves)

Mix a pancake, stir a pancake

Pop it in a pan.

Fry a pancake, toss a pancake,

Catch it if you can!

--I don't remember where I got this song from. If you know, please share!


Peek-a-Boo (with scarves)

Tune: Are You Sleeping?

Peek-a-boo, peek-a-boo

I see you, I see you

I see your button nose,

I see your tiny toes.

Peek-a-boo, I see you!



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