First 5 Years

Spring has Sprung!

BPL - FFY, Songs and Rhymes, Spring has Sprung!, todder in rain gear peeping out from under a large umbrella

Jubilation!

 


Babies

Book Jacket: Planting a rainbow
Planting a Rainbow
by Ehlert, Lois
ISBN: 015204633X(board)
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Rhyme: "Rain is falling down"
 
Rain is falling down (wiggle fingers like falling rain drops)
SPLAT! (slap thighs or floor with hands)
Rain is falling down (wiggle fingers like falling rain drops)
SPLAT! (slap thighs or floor with hands)
Pitter patter (clap hands together lightly)
Pitter patter  
Rain is falling down (wiggle fingers like falling rain drops)
SPLAT! (slap thighs or floor with hands)

Toddlers

Book Jacket: Wake up, it's spring
Wake up, It's Spring
by Ernst, Lisa Campbell
ISBN: 0060089865(lib. bdg.)
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Rhyme: "The Flower"
 
Here's a green leaf (show hand)
And here's a green leaf (show other hand)
That, you see, makes two (hold up two fingers)
Here is a bud, (cup hands together)
that makes a flower  
Watch it bloom for you! (open cupped hands gradually.)

Preschoolers

Book Jacket: Mushroom in the rain
Mushroom in the rain
by Ginsburg, Mirra
ISBN: 0689714416:PAP
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Rhyme: "Little Raindrops"
 
This is the sun, high up in the sky. (make a large circle with arms in the air)
A dark cloud suddenly comes sailing by (move hands through the air)
These are the raindrops, (bring arms down, flutter fingers)
Pitter, pattering down  
Watering the flowers, (cup hands to form flowers.)
Growing on the ground! (move hands up like growing flower)