First 5 Years

Celebrate Trees!

Go green and celebrate Arbor day and Earth Day in April with these eco-friendly, tree-loving books and rhymes!

 


Babies

 Gossie Eco Babies Wear Green
by Michelle Sinclair Colman
ISBN: 9781582462530
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Rock-A-Bye Baby
Rock-a-bye baby, in the treetop.
When the wind blows, the cradle will rock.
When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall.
And down will come baby, cradle and all.

 

Toddlers

 10 Little Rubber Ducks Nest
by Jorey Hurley
ISBN: 9781442489714
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Tall As a Tree
Tall as a tree. (Stretch up high).
Wide as a house. (Stretch arms and legs out).
Thin as a pin. (Put legs together and arms at sides)
 

Preschoolers

 Make Way for DucklingsA Tree is Nice
by A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry ; pictures by Marc Simont
ISBN: 9780064431477
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Five Little Monkeys
(Hold five fingers up for the “Monkeys” and make your other hand “Mr. Crocodile,” moving him around as the song suggests then “biting” a finger when the song says “Snap!” Repeat song with one less finger until you’re out of “Monkeys.”)

Five little monkeys sitting in a tree.
Teasing Mr. Crocodile, "You can't catch me!".
Along comes Mr. Crocodile, quiet as can be.
Then....SNAP!