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Share a Story: All About Me Storytime

Did you miss our All About Me storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a celebratory storytime of your own.

From Storytime

Try this rhyme at home: 

     I have ten little fingers and they all belong to me. 
     I can make them do things, would you like to see? 
     I can shut them up tight;
I can open them wide; 
     I can put them together;
And I can make them all hide. 
     I can put them up high;
I can put them down low; 
     I can fold them together,
And hold them just so.
Another fun action song to try: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

Happy in our skin by Fran Manushkin ; illustrated by Lauren Tobia

Wild about us! by written by Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Ten little fingers and ten little toes by Mem Fox ; [illustrations by] Helen Oxenbury

Nose to toes, you are yummy! by Tim Harrington

Jim Gill's irrational anthem [sound recording]: and more salutes to nonsense by Gill, Jim — We danced to "Shakin' Everywhere" to get our whole body moving.


Other Stories and Songs

What's special about me, Mama? by words by Kristina Evans ; pictures by Javaka Steptoe

Parts by Tedd Arnold

Families by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly ; photographs by Shelley Rotner

Just the way you are by Marcus Pfister ; translated by Marianne Martens

Free to be— you and me [kit] by conceived by Marlo Thomas ; developed and edited by Carole Hart ... [et. al.] ; original editor, Francine Klagsbrun