Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Wee Read - Birds

Early Literacy Tip: Choose books with one image to a page. Tap the image while saying the name of the object.


Books

Songs/Rhymes

See My Fingers Dance and Play
Sung to: “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
--Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

Good Morning, Mrs. Perky Bird (with crow puppet)
Sung to: “Short'nin' Bread”
--Mother Goose on the Loose by Betsy Diamant-Cohen. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006.

The Owl Goes Hoo! (with owl puppet)
Sung to “The Farmer in the Dell”
The owl goes hoo. The owl goes hoo,

Hi ho the derrio the owl goes hoo.

One Little Duck Went Out One Day (on the felt board)
One little duck went out one day
Over the hill and far away
Mother Duck said, “Quack, quack, quack, quack!”
And two little ducks came waddling back.
Continue to five little ducks.
--Traditional

Red Bird
-- from Babies in the Library by Jane Marino. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, 2003.

*The idea for the bird props came from Dr. Jim Thomas at Itsy Bitsy Babies.

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