Bear Hunt Extensions - The Bear Hunt fingerplay can be extended to a variety of themes and holidays. I have made up verses for Halloween, Christmas, the Three Bears, and used seasonal themes to "cross over"( mud in spring, snow in winter). For example, for Halloween, my class will go on a witch hunt, where we end up going ...
Five Little Firefighters - Five little firefighters (show five fingers) Sleeping in a row. (rest cheeks on hands & close eyes) Ring goes the bell- Down the pole they go. (Pretend to slide down pole) They jump on the engine (Jump Up) And put out the fire. (Pretend to squirt with a hose) Now they're back home- My, but ...
I'm a Little Snowman - Sung to the tune of "I'm A Little Teapot" I'm a little snowman, Short and fat. Here is my broomstick, Here is my hat. When the sun comes out I melt away. Down, down, down, down, down, down, down. Oops, I'm a puddle!
Kwanzaa's Here - Tune: Three Blind Mice Red, green, black Red, green, black Kwanzaa is here Kwanzaa is here The decorations are quite a sight We light a candle every night The holiday is filled with light Kwanzaa is here Kwanzaa is here
Christmas Spelling Song - *This song has even three and four year olds spelling Christmas!! (sung to the tune of Jingle Bells) C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S is here That's how we spell Christmas It's the best time of the year! C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S is here Oh what fun we'll have today With all our friends so near!
Dance Around the Maypole Song - Use our Maypole song to teach directions to your preschoolers or little ones at home!