#48 - There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat by Lucille Colandro

Summary: There was an old lady who swallowed a bat - imagine that! She also swallowed an owl, a black cat, a ghost, a goblin, some bones, and even a very surprised wizard! This Halloween-themed twist on the classic will delight those brave enough to read it!

Suggested Activity:  Bat Fingerplay

Five little bats hanging upside down
The 1st one didn’t make a sound
The 2nd one said, “I’ll fly far tonight.”
The 3rd one said, “I don’t like sunlight!”
The 4th one said, “I want to eat a bug!”
The 5th one said, “Let me give you a hug.”
Five little bats hanging upside down,
Sh-h-h!  It’s daytime. Don’t make a sound!
Curriculum Area: Listening and Speaking (hears and discriminates the sounds of language, expresses self using words and expanded language)
Appropriate Age Group
: 4 and up