Music and Rhymes for the Very Young at MCPL

Sing with your child! This page features songs to sing with infants and toddlers, shared in programs conducted by MCPL Children's Librarians. Lyrics for the songs are included in the linked pdf files.

Tuneful Twos--Winter/Spring (mp3) 

From First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers: The Curriculum by John Feierabend. Sung by Mary Frasier, Children's Librarian.
Lyrics for Tuneful Twos: Winter/Spring Songs (pdf)

  1. Mitten Weather
  2. Snow is Falling
  3. Snowman
  4. This Little Wind
  5. Head and Shoulder Baby
  6. Hop Old Squirrel
  7. Snail, Snail
  8. Rain on the Green Grass
  9. My Garden
  10. Rain, Rain Go Away
  11. I Hear Thunder
  12. If You're Happy and You Know It
Bouncing Babies--Winter/Spring (mp3)

From First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers: The Curriculum by John Feierabend. Sung by Mary Frasier, Children's Librarian.
Lyrics for Bouncing Babies Winter/Spring Songs (pdf)

  1. Johnny Had One Friend
  2. Ride-O
  3. The Little Mice Go Creeping
  4. Shoe a Little Horse
  5. Rain, Rain, Go Away
  6. This Little Wind
  7. Hush Little Baby
  8. This Little Mousie
  9. Pitter, Patter
  10. Pit, Pat Well a Day
  11. Charley Barley
  12. Clap Your Hands
Bouncing Babies--Fall (mp3)

Sung by Mary Frasier, Children's Librarian.
Lyrics for Bouncing Babies Fall Songs (pdf)

  1. Hello Everybody
  2. A Little Flea Went Walking
  3. Ride a Cock-Horse
  4. Let's Go to the Wood
  5. Here Come Three Kings
  6. Pitter Patter
  7. Patty Cake
  8. O Misses Sippy O
  9. There Once Was a Bumble Bee
  10. Row, Row a-Fishing We'll Go
  11. I Have Lost My Closet Key
  12. Old Hawk Goes
  13. Bim Bam
  14. Clap Your Hands
Bouncing Babies & Wonderful Ones--Summer (mp3)

From First Steps in Music for Infants and Toddlers: The Curriculum by John Feierabend. Sung by Mary Frasier, Children's Librarian.
Lyrics for Bouncing Babies & Wonderful Ones -- Summer (pdf)

  1. To Market, To Market (Bounce)
  2. Hot Cross Buns (Clapping)
  3. Three Little Frogs (Tickle)
  4. Frog in the Meadow (Simple song)
  5. So Fast, So Fast (Bounce)
  6. There Was a Little Hare (Tickle)
  7. The Flea Song (Tapping)
  8. Cock-a-Doodle Do (Tapping)
  9. Slowly, Slowly (Tickle)
  10. Lullaby My Jamie (Lullaby)
  11. 'Round and 'Round (Simple Song)
  12. This Little Cow (Wiggle)
  13. Pizza, Pickle, Pumpernickel (Tapping)
  14. Allee Galloo (Simple Circle)
Storyhour Extravaganza Favorites (mp3)

Written and performed by Keith Carter, Adult & Teen Services Librarian. Copyright © 2011 Keith Carter.

  1. This Little Train
  2. You Can't Change Your Face
  3. Time to Play in the Snow
  4. I Want to be an Astronaut
  5. 5 Little Monkeys
  6. Counting Cars
  7. The Duck Billed Platypus
  8. Good Old Fashioned Soap
  9. My Dog's My Best Friend
  10. Sarafina
  11. Puddle Jumping
  12. My Little Dog is Better than Yours
  13. Clean the House
  14. Monkey See, Monkey Do
  15. JD
  16. People See Love in the Things You Do
  17. Mama Made Some Cookies