Opposites-Baby

Books

Animal Opposites: A Pop-Up Book by Petr Horacek
I Say, You Say Opposites! by Tad Carpenter
Opposites:A Bug Pop-up Concept Book by David A. Carter

Bounces, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Roll, Roll, Sugar Babies
Roll roll sugar babies roll hands
Roll roll sugar babies
Push push hands outward and lean forward
Pull pull hands back and lean backward
Clap clap clap Clap!

Up and down
Left and right

This Is Big
This is big, big, big stretch hands far to sides
This is small, small, small cup hands together
This is short, short, short hold palms close vertically
This is tall, tall, tall hold palms far apart vertically
This is fast, fast, fast roll hands quickly
This is slow, slow, slow roll hands slowly
This is yes, yes, yes nod head
This is no, no, no shake head

Merry Go Round Ride
Ride with me on the merry-go-round
Around, around, around, around roll arms
Up go the horses, up lift baby
Down go the horses, down lower baby
You ride a horse that’s white
I’ll ride a horse that’s brown
Up and down, up and down bounce
Around, around, around, around

Grand Old Duke of York
The grand old Duke of York,bounce baby
He had ten thousand men.
He marched them up to the top of the hilllift baby up
And he marched them down again.lower baby
And when they were up, they were up.lift baby up
And when they were down, they were down.lower baby
And when they were only half-way up,lift baby up half way
They were neither up nor down.lift baby up and down

Open, Shut Them
Open, shut them. Open, shut them.
Give a little clap, clap, clap.
Open, shut them. Open, shut them.
Put them in your lap, lap, lap.

Big and small. Big and small.
Big, big, big, big. Small, small, small.
Big and small. Big and small.
Big, big, big, big. Small, small, small.

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