May 29

Sing a Song

There Was a Little Turtle

There was a little turtle, (make a small circle w/hand)
He lived in a box, (make box w/hand)
He swam in a puddle (wiggle hands)
He climbed on the rocks. (stack hands on the other)
He snapped at a mosquito, (clap hands)
He snapped at a flea, (clap hands)
He snapped at a minnow, (clap hands)
He snapped at me. (clap hands)
He caught the mosquito, (clap hands)
He caught the flea, (clap hands)
He caught the minnow, (clap hands)
But he didn’t catch me! (shake index finger)

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.

Try This

Make thumb print animals together!

Explore More

  • Make a Turtle Costume – Transform a cardboard box into a turtle shell and a fun game!
  • The Hare and the Tortoise – Now you can hear the famous story from the rabbit’s perspective. Be sure to click on the audio above the story.