I was going to skip Halloween for our Baby Rhymetimers as they are so young (most are under one year). However, because the little ones so love peek-a-boo games, I thought they'd probably enjoy some Woo-ooh and BOO! and adapted this action rhyme to use along with a couple of ghost finger puppets.
|Two Little Ghosties|
Two Little Ghosties
Two little ghosties (hold up 1 finger on each hand)
Looking at you (point)
One named Woo (put right hand on child's left shoulder)
And one named Boo (put left hand on child's right shoulder)
Fly away Woo (fly right hand behind back)
Fly away Boo (fly left hand behind back)
Come back Woo-ooh (bring right hand back)
Come back.....BOO!!!!! (Bring left hand back, and only say loud enough to startle if you think your little one will enjoy it)
I can't take all the credit. That goes to Peggy Drake who contributed the unadulterated version of this rhyme to a Halloween post at The Perpetual Preschool entitled Two Little Ghosts back in 1998.
Oh, I almost forgot. The template for the ghost finger puppets comes from Crack of Dawn Crafts blog. She has hundreds of adorable designs for finger puppets - ninjas, gingerbread people, germs - all brilliant!
Update: The finger puppets and rhyme were very popular at Baby Rhymetime - lots of smiles and chuckles! This is a rhyme I definitely recommend!
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