February 29

Sing a Song

The Color Song

Tune: If You're Happy and You Know It (You can do the motions too)

If you are wearing red, shake your head.
If you are wearing red, shake your head.
If you are wearing red,
Then please shake your head.
If you are wearing red, shake your head.

If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe.
If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe.
If you are wearing blue,
Then please touch your shoe.
If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe.

If you are wearing green, bow to the queen.
If you are wearing green, bow to the queen.
If you are wearing green,
Then please bow to the queen.
If you are wearing green, bow to the queen.

If you are wearing black, pat your back.
If you are wearing black, pat your back.
If you are wearing black,
Then please pat your back.
If you are wearing black, pat your back.

If you are wearing brown, turn around.
If you are wearing brown, turn around.
If you are wearing brown,
Then please turn around.
If you are wearing brown, turn around.

If you are wearing other colors, shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow, shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow,
Then please shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow, shake like Jell-O.

Watch

Daniel Tiger visits the Library!

Try This

Visit your library! Choose books about different colors, paints, and art!

Read a Book

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

  • Auntie Luce's Talking Paintings by Francie Latour; illustrated by Ken Daley
  • Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell; illustrated by Rafael López

Explore More

See the February Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!

Visit the websites of your local public library to learn about programs, storytimes, and more! The librarians are always happy to help you find good books to read. This month, check out books about using color and art!