Waddlers–Body Awareness

Opening Song

Let’s All Clap

Let’s all clap cause _____ is here,
____ is here, _____ is here
Let’s all clap cause _____ is here.
____ is here today!
(insert child’s name

Traditional Nursery Rhyme

Humpty Dumpty

Nursery Rhyme with Body Movement

This Little Piggy

This little piggy went to the market. (shake one arm)
This little piggy stayed home. (shake other arm)
This little piggy had roast beef. (shake one leg)
This little piggy had none. (shake other leg)
And this little piggy ran wee, wee, wee,
all the way home. (tickle belly)

Book

12107439
Where is Baby’s Yummy Tummy? by Karen Katz

Action Rhymes

Where, Oh Where, Are Baby’s Fingers

Where, oh where, are baby’s fingers?
Where, oh where, are baby’s toes?
Where’s the baby’s bellybutton?
Round and Round it goes!

Where, oh where, are baby’s ears?
Where, oh where, is baby’s nose?
Where’s the baby’s bellybutton?
Round and round it goes!

Roly-Poly

Roly-poly, roly-poly,
up-up-up. (lift baby up)
Roly-poly, roly-poly,
down-down-down. (lift baby down)
Roly-poly, roly-poly,
out-out-out. (swing baby outwards)
Roly-poly, roly-poly,
in-in-in. (hug baby to self)
Source: Baby Rhyming Time by Linda L. Ernst

Popcorn

Popcorn, popcorn (bounce gently)
Sittin’ in the pot
Shake it, shake it (wiggle baby)
POP! POP! POP! (bounce high 3 times)
Source:Perry Public Library

Repeat Rhymes and Songs

Clap, Clap, Clap Your Hands

Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them now with me
Clap your hands, let me see
Clap your hands with me

Additional Verses
Beep, beep, beep your nose
Touch, touch, touch your shoulders
Tap, tap, tap your knees
Shake, shake, shake your feet

This is Big, Big, Big

This is big big big.
This is small small small.
This is short short short.

This is tall tall tall.
This is fast fast fast.
This is slow slow slow.
This is yes yes yes.
This is no no no.

Music

Wiggles and Giggles by Baby Gym

Closing Song

We Wave Goodbye Like This
Tune: “Farmer in the Dell”

We wave goodbye like this.
We wave goodbye like this.
We clap our hands for all our friends.
We wave goodbye like this.

Playtime

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Walkers–Body Awareness

Opening Song

We Clap and Sing Hello

We clap and sing hello,
We clap and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We clap and sing hello!

We wave and sing hello,
We wave and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave and sing hello!

We stomp and sing hello,
We stomp and sing hello,
With our friends at storytime,
We stomp and sing hello!

Traditional Nursery Rhyme

Humpty Dumpty

Nursery Rhyme with Body Movement

This Little Piggy

This little piggy went to the market. (shake one arm)
This little piggy stayed home. (shake other arm)
This little piggy had roast beef. (shake one leg)
This little piggy had none. (shake other leg)
And this little piggy ran wee, wee, wee,
all the way home. (tickle belly)

Book

827501
Where is Baby’s Belly Button? by Karen Katz

Rhymes

Where, Oh Where, Are Baby’s Fingers

Where, oh where, are baby’s fingers?
Where, oh where, are baby’s toes?
Where’s the baby’s bellybutton?
Round and Round it goes!

Where, oh where, are baby’s ears?
Where, oh where, is baby’s nose?
Where’s the baby’s bellybutton?
Round and round it goes!

Repeat Rhymes and Songs

Clap, Clap, Clap Your Hands

Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap them now with me
Clap your hands, let me see
Clap your hands with me

Additional Verses
Beep, beep, beep your nose
Touch, touch, touch your shoulders
Tap, tap, tap your knees
Shake, shake, shake your feet

This is Big, Big, Big

This is big big big.
This is small small small.
This is short short short.

This is tall tall tall.
This is fast fast fast.
This is slow slow slow.
This is yes yes yes.
This is no no no.

The ABCs

Sensory

 Color, Color up and Down

Color, color up and down,
Color, color all around.
Color, color knees and toes,
Color, color on your nose.
Color, color on your tummy,
Color, color on your mommy.

We used scarves with this rhyme.

Action Songs

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes from Toddler Gym
Shake Your Sillies Out by The Wiggles

Closing Song

We Clap Goodbye Like This

We clap goodbye like this,
We clap goodbye like this,
With our friends at storytime,
We clap goodbye like this!

We wave goodbye like this,
We wave goodbye like this,
With our friends at storytime,
We wave goodbye like this!

We stomp goodbye like this,
We stomp goodbye like this,
With our friends at storytime,
We stomp goodbye like this!

Playtime