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Submitted by: Karen Lagarde, Barbara Bush
• Pre-school
One Cow Moo Moo! by:Bennett, David
Introduces the numbers one through ten as a puzzled little boy watches a succession of animals rush by.
Cows in the kitchen by:Crebbin, June
While Tom Farmer is asleep under the haystack, the cows, ducks, pigs, hens and sheep make quite a mess in the farmhouse.
Click Clack, Moo Cows that type by:Cronin, Doreen
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Cow who wouldn't come down by:Johnson, Paul Brett
Miss Rosemary tries everything to cox her flying cow Gertrude down from the sky.
Cow that went oink by:Most, Bernard
A cow that oinks and a pig that moos are teased by the other animals until each teaches the other a new sound.
Kiss the cow! by:Root, Phyllis
Annalisa, the most curious and stubborn of Mamma May's children, disobeys her mother and upsets the family cow by refusing to kiss her in return for the milk she gives.
Who said moo? by:Ziefert, Harriet and Simms Taback
Red Rooster's cock-a-doodle doo is answered by a moo, so he sets out to find out who said moo.
Bell on the Cow
Tune of: The wheels on the bus
The bell on the cow goes,
Clang, clang, clang.
Clang, clang, clang.
Clang, clang, clang.
The bell on the cow goes,
Clang, clang, clang,
All the way home.

Additional verses:
The tail on the cow goes,
Swish, swish, swish.

The eyes on the cow go,
Blink, blink, blink.

The voice of the cow says,
Moo, moo, moo.
From Storytime Crafts by Kathryn Totten, page 40.
Cow Necklace:
Copy cow shape on stiff paper and cut out one for each child. Punch a hole in the middle of the back. Cut 14" piece of yarn or string for each child. Let the children put thumbprint spots on the cows using stamp pads (water based ink works best). Clean child's fingers with wet wipes. Have children put a string through the hold on the cow. Tie ends together to make necklace.