Ring-a-Ding – June 27, 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: Mary Had a Little Lamb x2

Nursery Rhyme: The Itsy Bitsy Spider x2

Movement Activity: Cuckoo
Tick tock, tick tock
I’m a little cuckoo clock
Tick tock, tick tock
It’s one o’clock
Cuckoo!
*we did this until we got to six o’clock, with each hour progressively faster

Story: Duckling Gets a Cookie!? (by Mo Willems)

Pretend Play: Sleeping Sleeping
Sleeping, sleeping
All the children are sleeping
Sleeping, sleeping
WAKE UP! WAKE UP!
Let’s pretend we are…
(Today we pretended to be frogs, a rock and a race car)

Instrumental Free Play

Song: Alphabet Song
Played with instruments

Parachute: Ring Around the Rosy

Song: The Name Game

Scarves Activity
First, we sang Baby Bumblebee and then used our scarves to pretend we were horses, bull fighters and cowboys. 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

Movement Activity: Hokey Pokey

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