Boo! A packed house full of costumed boils and ghouls!
Welcome Song: Hello, Friends
Book 1: Ten Orange Pumpkins / Stephen Savage
- I wake up my hands
- Wiggle your fingers
- The itsy-bitsy spider
- Open-shut them
- Roly poly
Book 2: Go Away Big Green Monster / Ed Emberley
- Bend and stretch
- Zoom zoom
- Twinkle twinkle little star
- Tick tock tick tock (I’m a haunted cuckoo clock – “boo!”)
- The elevator song
Goodbye Song: Goodbye, Friends!
I turned “tick tock” into a Halloween song by turning “I’m a little cuckoo clock” into “I’m a haunted cuckoo clock”, and having the kids shout “boo!” when they jump, instead of “cuckoo”. It was fun!
Also – no surprises here, Go Away Big Green Monster! was a massive hit. I think the entire library heard us shouting “Go Away!” at the top of our lungs. We even did a few practice shouts, just to warm up….