Ring-a-Ding – August 9, 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

Fingerplay: Open Shut Them x2

Movement Activity: Zoom Zoom x2
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
We’re going to the moon
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom
We’re going to the moon
In 5…4…3…2…1…BLAST OFF! (jump in air)

Story: Bear in Sunshine (by Stella Blackstone)

Pretend Play: Bear in Sunshine
Act out parts of book

Instrumental Free Play

Song: Old MacDonald
Played with instruments

Song: If You’re Happy and You Know It
Played with instruments

Song: The Name Game

Song: Drivin’ in My Car (Ralph’s World)

Scarves Activity
First, we sang The Wheels on the Bus. Then, 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

Movement Activity: Hap Palmer’s Circle Song

Closing Song
We wave good-bye like this
We wave good-bye like this
Let’s clap for all our friends
We wave good-bye like this