Birds-Babies

Books

Five Busy Ducklings by Rookie Toddler
Five Little Ducks by Jose Aruego
In My Nest by Sara Gillingham
This Little Chick by John Lawrence
Whose Chick Are You? by Nancy Tafuri
Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood


Bounces, Rhymes & Fingerplays

I’m A Little Cuckoo Clock
Tick tock, tick tock
I’m a little cuckoo clock
Tick tock, tick tock
It’s one o’clock… CUCKOO!

Tick tock, tick tock
I’m a little cuckoo clock
Tick tock, tick tock
It’s two o’clock… CUCKOO! CUCKOO!

Two Little Blackbirds
Two little blackbirds sitting on a wall.
One named Peter, one named Paul
Fly away Peter! Floy away Paul!
Come back Peter! Come back Paul!

Two little blackbirds flying in the sky.
One named Low and one name High…

Two little blackbirds sitting on a pole.
One named fast and one named slow…

Little Duck
I saw a little duck go hop, hop, hop bounce
I told the little duck to stop, stop, stop hold up hand for stop
I went to the window to say, ‘How do you do?’ hold out hand for handshake
He wagged his little tail and far away he flew! wave arms

Five Little Robins
Five little robins lived in a tree.
Father thumb
Mother, little finger
And babies three. Three fingers
Father caught a worm. catching motion
Mother caught a bug.
The three little robins began to tug tugging motion.
This one got a bug.
This one got a worm.
This one said, “Now it’s my turn.

Flannel Boards

Music

Little Bird, Little Bird by Elizabeth Mitchell
This is a great song to pretend to fly like different birds.
Mother Gooney Bird by Eric Litwin
Move a different arm, leg, or head when the music adds them in.
Robin in the Rain by Raffi
This is a nice song to use shaky eggs with. It kind of sounds like the rain is falling.

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