May 5

Sing a Song

Itty Bitty Fishes

There were some itty bitty fishes
In an itty bitty pool
There was a momma fish
A daddy fish
A baby fish too
They swam and they swam just as fast as they can
And they swam themselves right over the dam.


Elmo Visits Baby Animals at the Zoo

Try This

Talk about the names of baby animals; kitten, puppy, lamb, colt, etc. Make cards of cats/kittens; dogs/puppies; horses; colts and see if your child can match the baby to the adult animal.

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

  • Babies on the Go by Linda Ashman; illustrated by Jane Dyer
  • Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.; illustrated by Eric Carle
  • Animal Babies in Grasslands by Jennifer Schofield
  • Alligator Baby  by Robert Munsch; illustrated by Michael Martchenko

Explore More

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