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?

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!

Read a book

book cover
From Head to Toe Hardcover by Eric Carle

Here is a book recommendation for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.

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!