Let's take a trip across the ocean to Denmark, home of the Little Mermaid, trolls and very fat cats.
Song: Good Morning Dear Earth
Flannel: Little Mouse
Flannel: HEJ (Hi)
Finger Play: I Had a Little Turtle
Flannel/book: Fat Cat: A Danish Folktale adapted by Margaret Read McDonald
Baby Bounce: Criss, Cross, Line, Line
Finger Play: Two Little Blackbirds
Song: Shake Your Sillies Out from Raffi's The Singable Songs Collection (20th Anniversary Special Edition)
Song: Head, Shoulders, Knees, Toes
Flannel: Let's Go Out on a Starry Night
Flannel: Alphabet Soup- FARVEL (good bye)
Song: Turn Around from Hap Palmer's Getting to know Myself
Make and Take Craft: Little Mermaid Coloring Sheets
Even though we didn't hear her story during story time, the Little Mermaid is one of the most famous stories to come out of Denmark. For our craft, I drew up some mermaid coloring sheets.
-coloring sheets (I didn't save any of the one I drew, but here are some from the internet)
Process: You know how this works.
Time: Prep took about 5 minutes to draw and run off copies of a mermaid, the craft took 10.