Story Time

Animal Sounds
Submitted by: Krissy Conn, Cy-Fair
Audience
• Toddler
Books
But What Does the Hippopotamus Say? by:Francesca Simon
A rhyming book that asks what various animals say, both common and exotic, including a hippo and a panda. It lets the kids make lots of different animal sounds.
And the Cow Said Moo! by:Mildred Phillips
A calf asks other barnyard animals why they don?t say moo, they each reply with the sounds they make.
Bark George by:Jules Feiffer
A mother dog tries to get her puppy, George, to bark. But instead of barking he makes other animal sounds. A trip to the vet leads to the comical discovery that answers why.
Songs
Walking Through the Jungle
Walking Through the Jungle
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes and Other Action Rhymes by Zita Newcome

Walking through the jungle, (make motions of walking)
What do you see? (put hand above eyes, looking)
Can you hear a noise? (cup hand over ear)
What could it be? (shrug shoulders)

Ah well, I think it is a snake! (make snake motions with hand)
Sss! Sss! Sss!
I think it is a snake, Sss! Sss! Sss!
I think it is a snake, Sss! Sss! Sss!
Looking for his tea. (put hand above eyes, looking)

Walking through the jungle, (make motions of walking)
What do you see? (put hand above eyes, looking)
Can you hear a noise? (cup hand over ear)
What could it be? (shrug shoulders)

Ah well, I think it is a tiger! (make hand motions like a scratching tiger)
Roar! Roar! Roar!
I think it is a tiger, Roar! Roar! Roar!
I think it is a tiger, Roar! Roar! Roar!
Looking for his tea. (put hand above eyes, looking)

Walking through the jungle, (make motions of walking)
What do you see? (put hand above eyes, looking)
Can you hear a noise? (cup hand over ear)
What could it be? (shrug shoulders)

Ah well, I think it is a monkey! (scratch like a monkey)
Ooo! Ooo! Ooo!
I think it is a monkey, Ooo! Ooo! Ooo!
I think it is a monkey, Ooo! Ooo! Ooo!
Looking for his tea. (put hand above eyes, looking)

Walking through the jungle, (make motions of walking)
What do you see? (put hand above eyes, looking)
Can you hear a noise? (cup hand over ear)
What could it be? (shrug shoulders)

Ah well, I think it is an elephant! (stomp like an elephant)
Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!
I think it is an elephant, Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!
I think it is an elephant, Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!
Looking for his tea. (put hand above eyes, looking)

Walking through the jungle, (make motions of walking)
What do you see? (put hand above eyes, looking)
Can you hear a noise? (cup hand over ear)
What could it be? (shrug shoulders)

Ah well, I think it is a crocodile! (snap arms like a crocodile mouth)
Snap! Snap! Snap!
I think it is a crocodile, Snap! Snap! Snap!
I think it is a crocodile, Snap! Snap! Snap!
Looking for his tea. (put hand above eyes, looking)
Hope it isn?t me! (cover head with hands)
Old MacDonald Had A Farm
Old MacDonald had a farm, EIEIO

And on this farm he had a CAT, EIEIO

With a meow meow here
And a meow meow there,
Here a meow, there a meow

Everywhere a meow meow
Old MacDonald had a farm, EIEIO

Dog ? Woof Woof
Cow - Moo Moo
Sheep ? Baa Baa
Pig ? Oink Oink

Song with animal puppets.
Notes
Kids are encouraged to make animal sounds throughout the songs and stories.