Book Babies: Dino Snores

by | Nov 4, 2020 | Blog, Book Babies, Kid's Corner | 0 comments

Start off Dinovember with these fun books and activities! Learn how to help your child relax and take time out with lullabies.

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Ages 2-5

Welcome Songs

Here We Are Together

Here we are together, together, together! Oh, here we are together in our library. There’s (sing names)… Here we are together in our library!

Hello Everybody

Hello everybody let’s clap our hands*, clap our hands, clap our hands. Hello everybody let’s clap our hands today! *pat our head, stretch up high, wiggle our fingers, tickle our knees, kick our feet, bounce up high!

S, T, R, W, P

(Sing while pointing to each finger on your child’s hand.) Sing, talk, read, write, play! Sing, talk, read write, play! Sing, talk, read, write, play! Sing, talk, read, write, play each day!

Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play

Tip

Singing a lullaby while holding your child and rocking together is a great way to help him relax. Knowing how to take time out and relax is very important. Sharing quiet moments with your child builds a relaxation routine for both of you. Next time your child has a temper tantrum, try rocking him to a lullaby and see how quickly he calms down!

- Lambert

Activity

Learn a new lullaby or refresh your mind on a classic one and take moments to relax with your child while singing it.

Books Presented

I Love My Dinosaur by Caroline Jayne Church

A boy describes how much he loves his dinosaur, in a book with touch-and-feel panels.

How Do Dinosaurs Love Their Dogs? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague

Anyone who loves dogs will be highly entertained when America’s favorite little dinosaurs learn how to take care of their muddy pups and handsome hounds.

Dinosnores by Sandra Boynton

Ah, all those dinosaurs look so cute in their pajamas. See them yawn and stretch and brush their teeth. Soon they’ll be sound asleep, and . . . OH NO! SNORING!!!

Songs, Rhymes, and Fingerplays

Giddy Up Dinosaur

Giddy-up, giddy-up, giddy-up dinosaur. (bounce child on knees)
Giddy-up, giddy-up, go, go, go.
Giddy-up, giddy-up, giddy-up dinosaur.
Giddy-up, giddy-up, Whoa! (let child slip through knees)

– Pasadena-library.net

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!

– Traditional

Are You Sleeping (Spanish Adaptation)

Buenas noches, buenas noches,
Duérmete, duérmete,
Cierra los ojos, cierra los ojos,
Duérmete, duérmete.

– Spanishplayground.net

Signing 

Dad

Mom

Walk

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