Ocean Storytime 2021

WelcomeWelcome by Miss Carole
Action RhymeBubble, Bubble, Pop
Bubble, bubble, bubble,
Bubble, bubble, POP!
Bubble, bubble, bubble,
Bubble, bubble, POP!
Source: Jbary
BookSave Your Friends by Hyewon Kyung
Finger RhymeI Caught a Fish Alive
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 I caught a Fish Alive
6, 7, 8, 9, 10 I let it go again.  
Why did I let it go?
Because it bit my finger so.
Which finger did it bite?
The little one on the right.
BookI’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
Weekly RhymeThis 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.
Source: Melissa Depper, a children’s librarian
in the Denver metro area

We do it twice. Once with our traditional hand movements
and second time with ASL.
Action RhymeDown in the Ocean
Tune: Down by the Station
Down in the ocean Early in the morning.
See the little lobster. Crawling around.
See the little lobster. Crawling in the ocean.
Crawl, crawl, pinch, pinch. Off it goes.  
Down in the ocean. Early in the morning.
See the little octopus. Waving around.
See the little octopus. Waving in the ocean.
Wave, wave, squirt, squirt. Off it goes.  
Down in the ocean. Early in the morning.
See the little dolphin. Jumping around.
See the little lobster. Jumping in the ocean.
Jump, jump, splash, splash. Off it goes.  
Down in the ocean. Early in the morning.
See the little diver. Looking around.
See the little diver. Looking in the ocean.
Look, Look, swim, swim. Off she goes.
Source: The Mailbox: Songs & Rhymes on Parade
Action RhymeI’m a Whale
Tune: I’m a Little Teapot
I’m a great big whale. (point to self)
And I can swim. (pretend to swim)
There is my tail. (point behind you)
And here’s my dorsal fin. (place one hand on hip)
When I want to show off with my friend,
I jump into the air, (jump)
And wiggle my rear end. (wiggle bottom)
Source: I believe I also snagged this from Mailbox since
I did not put adifference source in my notes.
Action RhymeThree Jellyfish
Three jellyfish, three jellyfish. (hold up hands by head)
Three jellyfish sitting on a rock.
One fell off. (drop one hand)
Two jellyfish, two jellyfish. (wave hand by head)
Two jellyfish sitting on a rock.
One fell off. (drop other hand)
One jellyfish, one jellyfish. (wiggle head)
One jellyfish sitting on a rock.
One fell off. (fall to the floor)
No jellyfish, no jellyfish.
No jellyfish sitting on a rock.
Source: I believe I also snagged this from Mailbox since
I did not put adifference source in my notes.  
Dance SongBaby Shark by Pinkfong
Dance SongRow, Row, Row Your Boat by Old Town School of Folk Music
Dance SongThe Goldfish by Laurie Berkner
Closing RhymesAbc, Count to 20
Goodbye SongSkidamarink
Craft Source: Caffeine and Classy

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