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Monthly ActivitiesJanuary

January 17

Sing a Song

I Am A Rocket

Let’s Pretend. Read the poem I Am A Rocket. Then act it out.

I am a rocket
crouched on the ground,
waiting quietly
without a sound.
Light this fuse
on my little toe...
Ready for take-off?
Here I go: SWOOOOOOOOOOSH

Try This

Help your child make a noise maker out of pasta, cereal or any bits of something hard.  Place items in a paper cup and tape another on top. Use it to shake to the beat while singing rhymes!

TumbleBooks

book cover Pecorino's First Concert - Alan Madison

This book is available online through TumbleBooks. Access is provided by the Library of Virginia and Find It Virginia.

Explore More

  • Homemade Instruments - You can make musical instruments from household projects. Try the sand blocks, jingle bracelets, and juice can shakers.
  • Musical Craft Projects - Make these musical crafts and make your own drums, guitars, and more!