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Shake My Sillies Out (Raffi Songs to Read)

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Illus. in full color. "Rollicking pictures of a moonlit night in the woods of Camp Mariposa, where both animals and campers are struck by the urge to shake, clap, jump, waggle, and eventually yawn. Melody line and chords are provided at the end."--Language Arts. ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 1987 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Kimberly
Oct 26, 2015 Kimberly rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Good read aloud, song.
Vivian
Mar 07, 2011 Vivian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Next I pulled out a very old version of "The Three Sillies" by Sheila Front in 1974 which was the only one we had on hand. I showed the group several pages, showing how many words there were on the pages and regretting that there wouldn't be time to read such a l o n g story in our short half-hour together. I suggested that we could "shake our sillies out" instead.

So we all stood up and followed the prompts in this song made famous by singer Raffi.

This served as the only "wiggle break" needed t
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Mandy
Mar 23, 2013 Mandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Just like Mother Goose rhymes or other well-known songs, why not encourage one-to-one print matching and develop a confidence for reading and singing along with the text!

Watch out for those so-called fierce forest animals; they can get pretty silly!
Lauren
The animals in the forest are having trouble falling asleep because they have so many sillies. The sillies are contagious when the campers get a hold of them.
Good song to use when the kids need to move around and get their sillies out.
Mommywest
I think the best part of this book is the Raffi song. My kids got a kick out of the fun pictures depicting some silly animals who can't go to sleep showing up at a summer camp.
Sharon
Jul 13, 2012 Sharon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I'm not a Raffi fan, and we don't have any of his music. The kids love this book, even though the illustrations don't really make that much sense.
Maren Prestegaard
Maren fell in love with this song right away. Perfect for my little silly monster right now.
Cassie
Sep 11, 2013 Cassie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My son loves this book. To me, the illustrations are a bit odd but he loves them.
Dana
Dec 26, 2014 Dana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Yup, it's official. We are still digging the book versions of songs.
Skye
Mar 24, 2011 Skye rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Kamri loves dancing to the song in this book.
Erin
Sep 08, 2008 Erin rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: toddler time
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makes the kiddies happy and mobile
Michelle Sebly
Dec 23, 2008 Michelle Sebly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
great for kinetic learners!
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