Ring-a-Ding – June 29, 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: Pat-a-Cake 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: Dog in Charge (by K.L. Going)

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

Scarves Activity
First, we sang The Wheels on the Bus 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