Happy Valentine’s Day!

My Valentine is RED. My Valentine is BLUE. I put it in an envelope and send it off to you!

Happy Valentine’s Day! From Pete, Webster, Counting Mouse, Dottie, the “Guys-in-the-car and Sara

What a fun Babytime today!

What a great crowd today at Babytime.  Thanks for coming out.  We definitely started the year off right!  Here’s a rhyme from today to try over the weekend.

Baby baby reach up high Baby baby wave goodbye Baby baby clap clap clap Baby baby tap tap tap Baby baby peek-a-boo Baby baby I love […]

One I Love You!

Love your little one and practice counting, too!

1 I love you 2 I love you 3 I love you so (give a hug) 4 I love you 5 I love you, rock you to and fro (rock) 6 I love you 7 I love you 8 You love me too (give a hug) […]

A Rhyme for the Weekend!

Have some fun with a rhyme from our time together this week! 

Jelly on a plate, jelly on a plate, wibble wobble wibble wobble, jelly on a plate (bounce then wobble) Sausage in a pan, sausage in a pan, frizzle frazzle frizzle frazzle, sausage in a pan (bounce then twist) Kids are on […]

Another “weekend” rhyme!

I saw so many happy smiling faces this week. Try the following rhyme over the weekend and remember the fun we had together.  Your little ones may or may not yet understand the meanings of rhymes but they can hear the them.  Hearing rhymes breaks our words into pieces and parts they can hear.  […]

Fun for the weekend!

What a lot of happy faces at Amma today and Red Balloon on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Thanks to everyone who joined me this week for “Color Fun.”  You might remember the following rhyme from our time together this week.  Use it again (& again) throughout your weekend.  See you next week!

Jump jump […]

An “Icky Bicky” weekend!

Boy, did we have fun this week!  Try this rhyme again over the weekend.  Looking forward to seeing you all again next week! –S

Icky bicky soda cracker Icky bicky boo Icky bicky soda cracker Up goes you (lift) Icky bicky soda cracker Icky bicky boo Icky bicky soda cracker I love you (hug)

Two Little Birdies

So sorry to miss Toddlertime goers this week.  My sick son has recovered and I look forward to seeing you next week.

Try this rhyme together with your little one this weekend–a version of “2 Little Blackbirds.”  For fun, try making up your own version.  See you next week!

2 little birdies sitting on […]

A rhyme for the weekend!

Here’s a fun action rhyme from this week.  Try it again this weekend.  Have fun and see you next week!

2 little sausages sizzlin’ in a pan 1 went “POP” and another went “BAM!”

(use baby’s fists or your own as sausages–the open 1 hand for the “POP” and clap for the “BAM”)

Happy Father’s Day!

Hooray for Daddies!  Have a wonderful “Father’s Day” with your little ones.  Share this rhyme together.

Baby go round the sun Baby go round the moon Baby go round the twinkly stars On a Sunday afternoon (bounce and lift on “stars”)

Enjoy!