Ring-A-Ding-A-Sing-Thing – May 11, 2012

Song: It’s a Ring-A-Ding-A-Sing-Thing Time
It’s a Ring-A-Ding-A-Sing-Thing Time
It’s a Ring-A-Ding-A-Sing-Thing Time
We’re going to sing a song
And it won’t take long
It’s a Ring-A-Ding-A-Sing Thing Time

Nursery Rhyme: 1, 2, Buckle My Shoe x2

Nursery Rhyme: Mary Had a Little Lamb x2

Song: Cuckoo

Tick-tock, tick-tock
I’m a little cuckoo clock
Tick-tock, tick-tock
It’s one o’clock
Cuckoo!
**we kept on going until we got to 6 o’clock, each verse getting progressively faster**

Story: Fred’s Bed

Instrumental Free Play
With musical accompaniment from Raffi

Song: This Old Man
Played with instruments up to number four

Song: The Name Game

Scarves Activity
First, we waved the scarves in a circle fast and slow, high and low. Then, we sang The Wheels on the Bus. Finally, after rolling the scarves into a ball, we threw them up together and tried to catch them!

Free Play
The bells, parachutes and beach balls came out for as the kids played to more sounds from Raffi

Movement Activity: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Movement Activity: Ring Around the Rosy

Closing Song
Ring-A-Ding is over
And we are going home
Good-bye, good-bye
Be always kind and good