Hop, Hop, Jump by Lauren Thompson
Other book suggestions:
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Off We Go! by Beverley Abramson
Walking, Walking (sung to the tune of "Frere Jacques", from NIEHS)
Walking, walking, walking, walking,
Hop, hop, hop! Hop, hop, hop!
Running, running, running, running,
Now we stop! Now we stop!
(You can substitute other actions for walking and running, such as swaying, swimming or tapping.)
Freeze, Dance, Melt
Freeze by Greg and Steve
Movement Game: If two words I say rhyme, clap. If they don't rhyme, jump. (I saved this idea when I saw it on Twitter recently but have lost the attribution. If you know who to attribute it to please let me know)
Literacy tip of the week:
Enjoying active songs is a great way to keep your child engaged in the rhythm of language.
For more information about the centers done after this storytime please see here.