First 5 Years

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Summer Reading 2014: Fizz, Boom, Read!

Help your little scientist have a blast with some of our fun science-themed summer reading selections including songs and rhymes!  Be sure to stop by a branch this summer to get our full reading list and sign up for summer reading! For more information click here: http://www.bklynlibrary.org/summerreading


Babies 

Book Jacket: Pat-a-CakePat-a-Cake
by Mary Brigid Barrett; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
ISBN: 9780763643584
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Book Jacket: Hello Animals!Hello Animals!
by Smitri Prasadam; illustrations by Emily Bolam
ISBN: 9781589258617
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Rhyme: "Pat a Cake"
 
Pat a cake, Pat a cake, baker’s man, clap baby's hands
Bake me a cake as fast as you can; clap baby's hands
Roll it, pat it, mark it with a B, pat baby's tummy
Put it in the oven for baby and me. hug baby
 
 
 
 
 


Toddlers

Book Jacket: Diggers GoDiggers Go
by Steve Light
ISBN: 9781452118642
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Book Jacket: Move!Move!
by Liesbet Slegers
ISBN: 9781605371184
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Book Jacket: Peekaboo!Peekaboo!
by Taro Gomi
ISBN: 9781452108353
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Rhyme: "Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!"
 
Zoom, zoom, zoom!
We're going to the moon.
Zoom, zoom, zoom!
We'll be there very soon.
So, if you'd like to take a trip,
Just step inside my rocket ship.
Zoom, zoom, zoom!
We're going to the moon.
Zoom, zoom, zoom!
We'll be there very soon.
10 - 9 - 8 -7 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 0 - Lift OFF !!!


Preschoolers

Book Jacket: Red is a DragonRed is a Dragon
by Roseanne Thong; illustrated by Grace Lin
ISBN: 9780811864817
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T is for TerribleT is for Terrible
by Peter McCarty
ISBN: 9780312384234
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Head, Thorax, Abdomen
 
Sung to the tune of "Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxphoOOwTbo )
 
Head, thorax, abdomen, abdomen (Touch head, waist, and touch and wiggle hips.)
Head, thorax, abdomen, abdomen (Touch head, waist, and touch and wiggle hips.)
Two antennae, two eyes (Use the pointer fingers to make antennae on top of the head. Point to eyes)
Four wings, six legs (Hold out two fingers on each hand at shoulder height and pretend to fly. Then make six legs by holding three fingers from each hand at the waist.)
Head, thorax, abdomen, abdomen (Touch head, waist, and touch and wiggle hips.)