In the early childhood classroom, the use of music and fingerplays has a way of capturing children’s attention and leading them towards success throughout the day. Let me tell [...]
Our preschool class has taken quite a liking to the “5 Little Ducks” finger play. They have consistently asked to sing this song throughout the whole school year. Recently, in one [...]
We are sharing 10 of our favorite fun and fantastic holiday songs and fingerplays!
Our Pre-K class explored the Itsy Bitsy Spider by making an itsy bitsy play. We began by talking about four key words in our song: spout, rain, sun, and spider.
We have been singing and reading about the Itsy Bitsy Spider and my oh my this is truly a fun song or rhyme to extend into some Itsy Bitsy waterplay!
Having a set of fingerplays in your toolbox of teaching skills is a must do for anyone working in an early childhood environment.
My students loved engineering with gum drops but I missed a key opportunity in the process of leading my students to explore lots of drops! Come and learn with me how kids really do have the best ideas, we just need to learn to listen to them.
Combine the flannel board and fingerplay in your preschool classroom!
Today was our very first day in preschool and we started off the year by exploring the things we 'can' do in preschool...
We needed a quick song to sing with the children today so my colleague and I begin brainstorming dinosaur words that we could use to go with music we were [...]