MGOL in a children’s hospital ward

  1. Welcoming Comments
  2. Rhymes and Reads[JS1]

Old Mother Goose

Hey Diddle Diddle

Book read here

  1. Body Rhymes

We clap our hands together…


Knee Bounces:

Grand Old Duke of York

Zoom Zoom Zoom, We’re Going to the Moon

To Market, To Market

  1. Rum Pum Pum Drum Sequence – (not done)
  2. Standing up Rhymes  (did not do here)
  3. Animals

Old MacDonald (with book)

5 Little Speckled Frogs

Elephants have wrinkles (this can also be a body rhyme)

  1. Musical Instruments


Ring our bells together… high… low… middle…

Ring your bells, ring your bells, ring your bells today

Do you know the ice cream man

Horsey Horsey on your way

Are you sleeping/Frere Jacques

Miss Mary Mack

*let kids keep instruments to use as drumsticks for next sequence*

Rum Pum Pum Drum Sequence  (was moved and used here)

*collect instruments when finished with drum*


  1. Lullaby 

I love you, you love me OR Twinkle Twinkle

    1. Interactive Rhymes (were not done)


  1. Closing Sequence

The More We Get Together


Click her for a hand-out by Amanda from the ALSC Mini-Institute- January 2017, entitled “Healthy Partnerships: Creating an Early Literacy Outreach Partnership for Hospitalized Children.” It gives great tips for starting your own partnerships with hospitals.

This is slide from the ALA Annual Conference in 2017 that contains a list of what to bring and what not to bring into the hospital wards.