The Letter R
Book: Duck? Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, or Rabbit Ears, by Amber Stewart
Fingerplay: “Five Little Rabbits”
Five little rabbits sitting by the door.Book: Rattletrap Car, by Phyllis Root
One hopped away, and then there were four.
Four little rabbits moved under a tree.
One hopped away, and then there were three.
Three little rabbits drinking morning dew.
One hopped away, and then there were two.
Two little rabbits resting in the sun.
One hopped away, and then there was one.
One little rabbit isn’t any fun.
He hopped away to find the others,
and then there were none.
Book: Rain Drop Splash, by Alvin Tresselt
Song: “Rain, Rain Go Away”
Rain, rain, go away.Book: Ruby the Copy Cat, by Peggy Rathman or Ruby’s Wish, by Shirin Yim
Come again another day.
Little Rosa wants to play.
Rain, rain go away. (Repeat with other names.)
Song: “Ram Sam Sam”
A ram sam samBook: Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed, by Mo Willems
A ram sam sam
Guli, guli, guli, guli, guli
Ram sam sam...
Alternate Books: Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney; Hello, Robots, by Bob Staake; How to Hide a Crocodile and Other Reptiles, by Ruth Heller; Red Sled, by Patricia Thomas