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The Library's Early Literacy Program

The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Preschoolers

A Sing & Rhyme Activity for Preschoolers

Sounds All Around

Sing & Rhyme Play with sounds, songs and rhymes.

PLAY

Sounds All Around

When we step outside we hear so many sounds. When we focus our attention on listening instead of looking, we hear even more. Take your child outside and listen to everything you hear. You might want to make lists of sounds or play a guessing game. Look for opportunities to listen in other locations as well. What you hear in the city will be very different to what you hear in the country or in a park. It's a different way to explore the world!


SING

Drive Your Truck

(to the tune of: "Row Your Boat")

Drive, drive, drive your truck,
All around the town!
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Up the hills and down.

Turn, turn, turn the key,
Make the engine roar!
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Let’s go to the store.

Press, press, press the pedal,
Give the engine gas!
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Now we’re going fast!

Turn, turn, turn the wheel,
That is how we steer!
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Make a turn right here!

Push, push, push the brake,
Make the car slow down,
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
Now we are in town!


READ

Click the book jackets to find these books and more at the Library.

Find these books at http://catalog.coolcat.org

  • Zoom! Zoom! Sounds of Things That Go in the City
  • Zoom! Zoom! Sounds of Things That Go in the City by Robert Burleigh
  • It Was So Quiet I Could Hear a Pin Drop
  • It Was So Quiet I Could Hear a Pin Drop by Andy Goodman
  • Listen to Our World
  • Listen to Our World by Bill Martin

JOIN US AT THE LIBRARY

Thursday, February 23

  • 11 a.m., Storytime, Schweitzer Brentwood Branch

Friday, February 24

  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Midtown Carnegie Branch
  • 10 a.m., Storytime, Republic Branch

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