Story Time

Puppies/ Dogs
Submitted by: Mandy Sheffield, LaPorte
Audience
• Infant • Toddler
Books
I love Dogs by:Barney Saltzberg
A rhythmic description of various reasons to love dogs!
Pillow pup by:Dianne Ochiltree
A rhythmic story about a girl & her mischievous pup!
Songs
Mary Had a Little Dog
(to the tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb)

Mary had a little dog,
Little dog, little dog,
Mary had a little dog who wore a yellow bow.

And everywhere that Mary went,
Mary went, Mary went,
Everywhere that Mary went the dog was sure to go

He followed her to the beach one day,
Beach one day, beach one day,
He followed her to the beach one day and played in the tide pools.

He and Mary laughed & played,
Laughed & played, laughed & played,
He and Mary laughed & played and drank from the water cool.
Bingo!
There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O,
And Bingo was his name O!

There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
(clap)-I-N-G-O, (clap)-I-N-G-O, (clap)-I-N-G-O,
And Bingo was his name O!

There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
(clap)-(clap)-N-G-O,
(clap)-(clap)-N-G-O, (clap)-(clap)-I-N-G-O,
And Bingo was his name O!

There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-G-O, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-G-O, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-G-O,
And Bingo was his name O!

There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-O, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-O, (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-O,
And Bingo was his name O!

There was a farmer had a dog and bingo was his name O!
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap), (clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap),
(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap)-(clap),
And Bingo was his name O!
Where is Puppy?
(to the tune of Where is Thumbkin)

Where is puppy?
Where is puppy?

Here I am.
(reveal stuffed puppy)
Here I am.

How are you today sir?
Very well I thank you.

Run Away.
(hide Puppy behind you)
Run Away.
Notes
Alternate songs and books. Introduce different sizes & textures of stuffed puppies to the children. Encourage them to touch & pet them. You can also gently touch the puppies to the children's hands, arms, and/or feet.