January 17

Sing a Song

I Am A Rocket

Let’s Pretend. Read the poem I Am A Rocket. Then act it out.

I am a rocket
crouched on the ground,
waiting quietly
without a sound.
Light this fuse
on my little toe…
Ready for take-off?
Here I go: SWOOOOOOOOOOSH

Try This

Help your child make a noise maker out of pasta, cereal or any bits of something hard.  Place items in a paper cup and tape another on top. Use it to shake to the beat while singing rhymes!

One More Story

Click here to read today’s book. When you visit this website tomorrow there will be a new book for you to enjoy. Visit your local library to take home a copy of this book or click here to find your local public library. Check here to see what books are coming next or look back on what we’ve read so far this year.

Explore More

  • Homemade Instruments – You can make musical instruments from household projects. Try the sand blocks, jingle bracelets, and juice can shakers.
  • Musical Craft Projects – Make these musical crafts and make your own drums, guitars, and more!