Big Book of Animal Rhymes, Fingerplays, and SongsBook - 2009
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, instructions for action rhymes and fingerplays, and a handful of Spanish versions. Age/grade levels are provided for each.
This is a handy, one-stop resource that you will turn to again and again. A thematic index and generous cross-referencing will help you locate exactly what you need; and age/grade levels will help you determine which material is best suited to your audience.