My Fuzzy Caterpillar – a Spring Finger Play

My Fuzzy Caterpillar – a Spring Finger Play

Here’s a quick and easy poem for spring:   My fuzzy caterpillar, (wiggle finger along opposite arm) Made his cocoon one day. (cup hands together) He turned into a butterfly, (link thumbs together) And quickly flew away! (wave fingers and move hands upward as though flying away) Happy Spring!  Have a favorite poem for this time of year?  Please...

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Tiny Seed

Tiny Seed

CKA President Elect Debra Weller shares with us this sweet song that will help your children learn about the needs of plants while they get some wiggles out making the motions: (To the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”) I put a tiny seed in the dark, dark ground. (Mimic putting a seed in the ground or in your hand.)   Out came the yellow sun, big and round. (Raise arms to make...

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Five Little Pumpkins – A Halloween Poem

Five Little Pumpkins – A Halloween Poem

Hurrah for October!  This traditional Halloween poem is seasonal and fun while it helps you teach rhyming and ordinal numbers. Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate (hold up five fingers) The first one said, “My, it’s getting late.” (put palms to cheeks) The second one said, “There are witches in the air.” (point to sky) The third one said,  “But we...

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