Family Pajama Rama: Mice

 

Introduction Come Along
Come along and sing with me,
Sing with me, sing with me
Come along and sing with me
It’s time for storytime!Come along and bounce with me….
Come along and sit with me….
Come along and clap with me….
Come along and stretch with me….
Come along and sing with me….Source: My coworker provided the rhyme for this storytime. Unknown original source.
Big Book The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear

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Nursery Rhyme Hickory Dickory Dock
Hickory Dickory Dock, (crouch down)
The mouse ran up the clock. (jump up)
The clock struck one, (clap hands above head)
The mouse ran down! (crouch down)
Hickory Dickory Dock.
Book Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Flo

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Stretch/Rhyme: 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
Source: Mel’s Desk

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

Traditional Rhyme Where are the baby mice?
Where are the baby mice?    (make a fist, hide behind back)
“Squeak, squeak, squeak!”
I cannot see them,
Peek, peek, peek, (act like your looking)
Here they come out of their hole in the wall.    (show fist and extend it)
One, two, three, four, five,    (show one finger at a time)
That’s all!Source: The Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems,Fingerplay and Chants
Action Song Slowly, Slowly, Very Slowly
Slowly, slowly, very slowly (walk slowly or walk fingers/pump legs)
Creeps the garden snail.
Slowly, slowly, very slowly
Up the wooden rail
Quickly, quickly, very quickly (walk fast or fingers fast/pump legs)
Runs the little mouse.
Quickly, quickly, very quickly
Round about the house.Source: The Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems,Fingerplay and Chants
Action Rhyme Little Mouse
Walk little mouse, walk little mouse (tiptoe around)
Hide little mouse, hide little mouse (cover eyes with hands)
Here comes the cat! (look around)
Run little mouse, run little mouse!Source: The Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems,Fingerplay and Chants
Dance Song Walking, Walking
Dance Song  I forgot what song I used. 😦
Traditional Song ABC
Goodbye Song This is the Way We Say Goodbye
This is the way our hands say goodbye
With a clap, clap-clap
Clap, clap-clap
This is the way our hands say good-bye
With a clap, clap-clap, clap-clap
This is the way our knees say goodbye
With a tap, tap-tap
Tap, tap-tap
This is the way our knees say goodbye
With a tap, tap-tap, tap-tap
This is the way we wave goodbye
Wave goodbye, wave goodbye
This is the way we wave goodbye
Goodbye until next time

Source: My coworker provided the rhyme for this storytime. Unknown original source.

Craft: Unfortunately, I cannot remember for the life of me if I found this craft online or made it up. I scoured the internet, so I think it might have been my own creation.

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