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Share a Story: Hide and Seek

In case you missed our Hide and Seek storytime this week, don't worry. Here are some of the fun stories and songs we shared, plus some extras to do your own peekaboo storytime at home.

From Storytime

A father and daughter play hide-and-seek in the midst of the animals near their house in Thailand.



     Three little billy goats hiding from the troll (hold up three fingers)

     One sneaks across the bridge, ducks, then... ROLLS (roll your hands)

     He rolled so fast the troll didn't even see him.

     How many billy goats are left to hide and seek with? (repeat until all the billy goats are gone)

A story about many different sheep, and one that seems to be missing.


HIDE AND SEEK LADYBUG (point to all the body parts as you say them)

    Ladybug, ladybug, where are you? I'm right here beside your shoe.

    Ladybug, ladybug, where could you be? I'm right here upon your knee.

    Ladybug, ladybug, did you give me the slip? I'm right here sitting on your hip.

    Ladybug, ladybug, where did you go? I'm right here, perched on your elbow.

    Ladybug, ladybug, are you here? I'm right here, over on your ear.

    Ladybug, ladybug, you're gone I suppose? I'm right here sitting on your nose!

Also available in: e-music

We listened to "I'm Gonna Catch You" during parachute time.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Have you seen Elephant? by David Barrow

Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too, but you'll have to try your best, he's very good!"

Where is Jumper? by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Jumper is missing, and his mouse friends look for him inside the cave and outside, up among the branches and down into mole's tunnel, but still they cannot find him.

Peek-a-boo bunny by Holly Surplice

An energetic bunny plays hid and seek with his forest friends.

Hide & seek by Il Sung Na

When the animals play hide and seek, Elephant finds everyone but Chameleon, who has hidden so well no one can find him.

Friends Bear and Hare play a game of hide and seek, counting from one to ten each round.

Snail, where are you? by Tomi Ungerer

A snail hides in all kinds of places and the reader is asked to find him.

Evermore dragon by Barbara M Joosse

When a girl gets lost playing hide-and-seek with her dragon friend, the beast looks high and low to find her.

Have you seen my trumpet? by Michaël Escoffier

Presents a young girl looking for her trumpet, with her questions containing hidden words for animals that can be seen in the illustrations.

Invite young readers to practice counting to twenty while helping a small boy search the city for his pet dragon.

Jazzy Ash presents a new collection of New Orleans jazz and zydeco flavored songs for kids and families that includes such tracks as Hide and Seek; Ice Skates; Heebie Jeebies; and more.