Sing a Song
Where is Thumbkin?
Where is Thumkin? Where is Thumkin?
(Hide hands behind back)
Here I am! Here I am!
(Show Left thumb, then Right thumb)
How are you today, sir?
(Wiggle Left thumb)
Very well, I thank you.
(Wiggle Right thumb)
Run away, run away.
(Hide Left Hand behind back, then Right Hand)
Continue with Pointer, Tall Finger, Ringer Finger, Pinkie
Poem In Your Pocket - Emily Arrow
Find a favorite poem (or write an original) and put it in your pocket today! Share it with everyone you meet (or at least the family members at your house!)
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.
- A Poem in Your Pocket by Margaret McNamara; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
- Keep a Pocket in Your Poem: Classic Poems and Playful Parodies written and selected by Patrick Lewis; illustrated by Johanna Wright
See the April Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!