Friends-Toddlers

Books

A Friend for Minerva Louise by Janet Stoeke
Bear’s New Friend by Karma Wilson
Boom Snot Twitty: This Way That Way by Doreen Cronin
Carrot & Pea: An Unlikely Friendship by Morag Hood
How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends? by Jane Yolen
I Miss You Mouse by Greg Foley
I’m Sticking With You by Smriti Prasadam-Halls
Little White Fish Has Many Friends by Guido Van Benechten
Meeow and the Blue Table by Sebastien Braun
Very Special Friends by Jane Chapman
Will You Be My Friend? by Nancy Tafuri

Rhymes & Fingerplays

Two Little Friends
hold up fingers as you go
Two little friends are better than one,
And three are better than two
And four are much better still
Just think! What four little friends can do!

Mr. Wiggle and Mr. Waggle
I got this finger play from King County Library System. There is a nice video on their website showing how to tell the story.

Music

Tea For Two by Jim Gill
In this song we make the letter T with our fingers and count from 2-5.
The More We Get Together by Raffi
Before we sing this song I show everyone the ASL signs for more, together, happy, and friend. We practice singing and using the signs slowly without music first and then add the music.

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