Hello, Hello (Traditional)
Wiggle Your La-De-Dah (Ralph's World)
When I'm Feeling Up (Rick Hubbard)
I gave each child a plastic spider and a clear cup and we said AAH! Spider! together.
Then, caught the spider in our cups and dropped it outside (on the floor).
Spider on the Floor (with our hands)
If You Could Get Any Pet that You Want Chant
(with dog, monkey, fish puppet)
"The Goldfish" (Laurie Berkner)
"Itsy Bitsy Spider" (Music Makers)
"Hold Still" (Yo Gabba Gabba)
Hop. Hop. Stop. [sit]
The Stretching Song (Juice Music)
This Little Light of Mine (Elizabeth Mitchell)
The More We Get Together
Today's group was very large and boisterous; a perfect example of deviating from my story time plan.
I'd planned to read Trapani's Itsy Bitsy Spider, sing our alphabet song, pretend with Henry the Dog, and use the parachute--but the group just didn't allow for it. It was still a blast, though!