Toddler Time and Book Babies – April 13 and 15, 2020

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Toddler Time and Book Babies – April 13 and 15, 2020

Toddler Time for ages 10 to 23 months – 9:45 am Mondays (April 13)

Book Babies for ages 0 to 9 months – 9:45 am Wednesdays (April 15)

In April, we will read books and have activities about things that are lost and found, Spring, crocodiles, and clocks!

We will also learn a new song about the things children need every day for to help them become a happy lifelong learners! These things are: Sing, Talk, Read, Write, and Play.

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!

Knee Bounces

The Grandfather Clock

The grandfather clock goes:
“Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock, tick tock,”
(Sway baby slowly from side to side)
The kitchen clock goes:
“Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock, tick tock,”
(Sway a little faster)
And Mommy’s little watch goes:
“Tick-tick-tick-tick-tick-tick!” (Give a tickle)
Stop!

~ https://storytimerhymes.wordpress.com/tag/clocks/

~ jbrary.com

Movement Activities

Sign Language

“Play”

“More”

“All Done”

Books Presented

Found
by Salina 
Soon

When Bear finds a lost stuffed toy bunny in the forest, he begins to worry. After all, the stuffed bunny must feel lonely and want to return safely to its owner and home!

Find it in our Catalog

Peek in My Pocket
by Sarah Weeks

This third collaboration between bestselling creators David A. Carter and Sarah Weeks offers toddlers a hide-and-seek guessing game with exciting, ingenious pop-ups and fun touchable features.

Hide and Seek Baby
by Fiona Watt

Baby’s blanket goes everywhere with him in these interactive board books featuring a soft blanket to feel and lift.

Three Little Kittens
by Lorianne Siomades

In this abbreviated version, the trio loose their mittens, get scolded, discover the mislaid items, and are last seen happily munching on their pie.

Additional Book

Here is an additional online book from Storyberries.com:

Baby’s First Family Photo by Book Dash

Early Literacy Tip and Activity:

Tip

Knee bounces are great activity to add to your daily play routine with your toddler. They “are a great way for children to feel the beat with their entire body in addition to hearing the rhymes. A steady beat is reminiscent of their mother’s heartbeat, a sound that provided them comfort in the womb.

~ Jbrary.com

Activity

Knee bounce to this classic rhyme, “London Bridge is Falling Down”. Keep bouncing in time to the beat, then let them “fall down” your legs at the end of the verse. Keep the same bouncing rhythm for the second verse, then lift them high at end.

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