If You're an Elephant and You Know It
Such a fun action song! Great for incorporating movement into animal and jungle themes. Head over to the #CMCLKids Blog for more rhymes, songs, and lap bounces! #Storytime #EarlyLiteracy #Library #Programming #Rhymes #ActionRhyme #LibraryProgram #KidsEvents #KidsSongs #ChildrensMusic #LibraryLife
Science in a Van loves visiting Early Childhood Education centres and at each centre we seem to discover something new! Here's some of them ... At Kumeu Montessori Preschool they have glued magnets on the back of guttering! Very clever idea for marble-runs or water play. Very easy to move around and lots of fun trying to create a 'flow' Kumeu Montessori were experimenting with floating and sinking as well as mixtures. The kids were soon asking to put all sorts of objects in the bottles to…
10 Sidewalk Chalk Ideas That'll Keep Kids Entertained for Hours
It is without a doubt, one of our favorite childhood past-times. Sidewalk chalk is an inexpensive and fun way to liven up any summertime day! All it takes is a…
A favorite action song for summer and warm-weather storytimes! This song can eas... - Baby - Trending Topics
A favorite action song for summer and warm-weather storytimes! This song can easily be accompanied by movement throughout the verses. #CMCLKids #Storytime #EarlyLiteracy #Library
Gruffalo DIY: Wooden spoon Gruffalo puppets
Gruffalo wooden spoon puppets One of our favorite books is Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo. Apart from the humor and the cool rhymes and rhthymn of the text , I find the illustrations of Axel Scheffler particularly attractive. It is also a great story to act out with funny voices. So last week I bought some wooden cooking utensils (a pack containing a spatula, a spoon and two less useful items a fork and a spoon with two holes in it) and decided to make some puppets out of them based on the…
Flower Sensory Soup
My toddler loves water play! This time, I threw in some fresh flowers that were just about to fade, and this quick and simple Flower Sensory Soup kept him entertained for a long time! #flowers #sensoryplay #preschoolactivities #toddleractivities #kindergartenactivities
See You Later Alligator Goodbye chant song
The song/chant can be used as a call and response for the whole song, or just a few critters. Add some greeting techniques (look in friend's eyes, shake hands firmly etc.) and it's a fun way to practice social skills. Your students may enjoy these activities from my store too: Student CREATED...
Reggio Emilia inspired classroom
The bits I most remember about my school days are those that took place outside the classroom, as we were taken on countless theatre visits and trips to places of interest.Alan Bennett
Incy Wincy Spider Display Poster - English/Te Reo Māori
This great display poster is perfect for your classroom nursery rhyme display! Features the English and Māori translations.
How To Sing Exercises
It is important for anyone who is just starting out and learning their singing capabilities and their range, to not develop bad habits that could put their vocals at risk. The earlier that you start to implement these strategies the more likely it is that...