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Fishing
Submitted by: David, LaPorte
Audience
• Toddler
Books
Just Like Daddy by:Frank Asch
A son and his parents go fishing, and the son does everything just like daddy, except that he catches a big fish (just like mommy).
Just Me and My Dad by:Mercer Mayer
Little Critter and his dad go camping. They try to pitch a tent, build a fire, catch a fish, and tell scary stories, and each camping mishap results in a cherished memory.
Little Bearís Little Boat by:Eve Bunting
Little Bear loved fishing in his little boat. When he outgrows the little boat, Little Bear finds another little bear to pass it on to, with the express promise that he will continue this tradition.
Songs
Once I Caught a Fish Alive
One, two, three, four, five,
(Count off on one hand)
Once I caught a fish alive.
(Flop one hand like a fish out of water)
Six, seven, eight, nine, ten,
(Count off on the other hand)
Then I threw it back again.
(Pretend to throw back)
Why did I let it go?
(Questioning expression)
Because it bit my finger so!
(Shake hand in apparent pain)
Which one did it bite?
(Questioning expression)
This little finger on the right.
(Point to pinky finger)
Fish! Fish! Fish!
I walk on down to the brook, brook, brook
(walk pretending to carry fishing pole over one shoulder)
Put a worm upon my hook, hook, hook
(wiggle finger and pretend to hook with other hand)
Cast it out with a swish, swish, swish
(Make casting motions)
Until I catch a fish, fish, fish!
(yank and reel rod as if a fish is on the line)