Blogging From A to Z: Body Movement

2 Apr

Copy of Letter A

During the month of April, I’ll be participating in the Blogging From A to Z Challenge.  My theme for the month is Storytime Plans From A to Z.  Each plan will have eight stories as well as four songs, fingerplays or rhymes to match the theme!  As you can see, I’ll try and attribute where I found all of this fun (and often you can find it in multiple places).  My goal is to make storytime planning a little easier on myself in the future and to make storytime planning for other librarians easy as well!

Book List:

  1. Fly Blanky Fly by Anne Margaret Lewis
  2. Dancing Feet by Lindsey Craig
  3. Tanka Tanka Skunk by Steve Webb
  4. Toddlerobics by Zita Newcome
  5. How Can You Dance? by Rick Walton
  6. Jazz Baby by Carole Boston Weatherford
  7. Can You Make a Scary Face? by Jan Thomas
  8. From Head to Toes by Eric Carle

 

Songs & Rhymes:

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
If you want to take a trip
climb aboard my rocket ship.
Zoom, zoom, zoom
We’re going to the moon.
In 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Blast off!

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

And eyes, and ears, and mouth,
And nose.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,
Knees and toes.

Bananas Unite
Bananas unite!
Peel bananas, peel, peel bananas
Chop bananas, chop chop bananas
Mash bananas, mash mash bananas
Eat bananas, eat, eat bananas
Go Bananas!

The Elevator Song
Oh the city is great and the city is grand
There’s a whole lot of people
on a little piece of land
And we live way up on the 57th floor
and this is what we do when we go out the door.
We take the elevator up and the elevator down,
take the elevator up, take the elevator down
Take the elevator up and the elevator down
and we turn around.

 

 

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One Response to “Blogging From A to Z: Body Movement”

  1. Sati April 5, 2016 at 3:20 am #

    Very cute! Great resource for families.

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