Big Book of Animal Rhymes, Fingerplays, and Songs

Big Book of Animal Rhymes, Fingerplays, and Songs

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Here are more than 650 animal rhymes, fingerplays, and songs to use in your storytime or children's program--with accompanying music and fingerplay directions.
Looking for the perfect bunny rhyme to add to your story hour program? Or a song about ducks? Or maybe you just need all the words or music to "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." Animals are one of the most popular themes for children's programs. This versatile volume provides you with an A to Z resource to more than 650 traditional children's rhymes, songs, and fingerplays that are based on animals, from alligators to zebras. In addition to words, you'll find musical scores for "Old MacDonald," "The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider," "Pop! Goes the Weasel," and many more; as well as instructions for action rhymes and fingerplays--with a handful also presented in Spanish. Age/grade levels are provided for each.

Blackwell North Amer
Looking for the perfect bunny rhyme to add to your story hour program? Or a song about ducks? Or maybe you just need all the words or music to "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." This versatile volume provides you with an A-to-Z guide to traditional children's rhymes, songs, and fingerplays that are based on animals, from alligators to zebras. In addition to words, you'll find musical scores for "Old MacDonald," "The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider," "Pop! Goes the Weasel," and many more songs. And the book includes instructions for action rhymes and fingerplays, too.
This is a handy, one-stop resource that you will turn to again and again. Organized alphabetically by animal name, it contains the full text, musical score (in the case of songs), as well as instructions for fingerplays of more than 650 of the most common or popular versions of the works - all in a format that can be readily reproduced and used. In a few cases, Spanish-language versions are also included, along with English-language translations. A thematic index and generous cross-referencing will help you locate exactly what you need. Age/grade levels will help you determine which material is best suited to your audience.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides librarians with animals rhymes, songs, and fingerplays that can be added to a storytime program, in categories that are arranged alphabetically by type of animal, from alligator to zebra.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009
ISBN: 9781591586302
1591586305
Branch Call Number: 821.00803 B4801 2009 CHILD
Characteristics: xi, 324 p. : ill., music ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Low, Elizabeth Cothen 1977-

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