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Share a Story: Feet

 

In case you missed our Feet storytime this week, don't worry. Here are some of the fun stories and songs we shared, plus some extras to do your own stompy storytime at home.

From Storytime

A counting book featuring animals with different numbers of feet.

 

THIS LITTLE PIGGY

     (Wiggle a toe for each piggy, starting with the big toe)

    This little piggy went to market

    This little piggy stayed home

    This little piggy had roast beef

    And this little piggy had none

    And this little piggy cried, "Wee, Wee, Wee, Wee" all the way home

Pete the Cat gets into colorful adventures while out walking in his new white shoes.

 

THIS IS WHAT MY FEET CAN DO! (Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb)

    Think of what your feet can do, feet can do, feet can do.

    Think of what your feet can do inside their socks and shoes.

    Can your feet go wiggle, wiggle, wiggle?

    Can your feet go wiggle, then stand up on those feet.

    Have your feet go tap, tap, tap; tap, tap, tap; tap, tap, tap.

    Have your feet go tap, tap, tap on a steady beat.

    Let one foot go hop, hop, hop; hop, hop, hop; hop, hop, hop.

    Let one foot go hop, hop, hop; hop, hop, hop, hop: stop.

    Make both feet go jump, jump; jump, jump; jump, jump.

    Make both feet go jump, jump; jump, one last big thump.

    Can your feet go tiptoe, tiptoe, tiptoe?

    Can your feet go tiptoe, quietly and then…

    Now your feet can sit down, sit down, sit down.

    Now your feet can sit down, we’re ready to begin.

Dancing feet! by Lindsey Craig

Easy-to-read, rhyming text depicts different animals dancing with happy feet.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Fun rhyming clues and pictures of animal tracks have the reader guessing about what animal leaves what prints. 

Where my feet go by Birgitta Sif

A young panda uses his feet as a way to explore his imagination.

Who has these feet? by Laura Hulbert

A picture book in which readers must guess which animals go with which feet and then learn how those feet help the animal survive in their unique habitat.

Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes.

Try the very stompy rhythmic song, "BOOTS."

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