For kids up to age 3.
Hello Song, Mother Goose rhymes; my stuffed animal gander too.
"Here Comes Peter Cotton-Tail"..."He's bringing girls and boys today baskets full of Easter play....(Song + finger play)
Warm-up toes and hands: "This Little Piggy Went to Market" and "Open Shut Them" (Babies: gentle touching of feet and hands - sensory awareness, Toddlers toe wiggling and hand motions)
Movement play on our spots: Hickory Dickery Dock(involves gentle rocking of babies or swinging of toddlers
To Market To Market (bouncing on grownups' knees)
Kids in the Middle & You Can Jump Josie ( older babies, toddlers jumping with/without help)
Scarf Play: Grown-ups and children play Peek-a-Boo with see through soft tulle
Movement in Space: Ride Away Ride Away Johny Shall Ride (Babies rocked, pre-crawlers & crawlers inside the circle, toddlers gallop outside circleCo1Community Play:
Community Play: Variation on parachute play - Sing-a-Song -of-Sixpence a gentle translucent cloth (our pie) 2 bakers, myself and another gently float the cloth up & down over Grown-ups and children. Variation:
Pop Corn or Bunnies Hop! Tulle scarves tossed into a parachute. cloth All holding cloth pop the tulle into the air at the sound of "Bunnies Hop!"
Cool Down: Song Five Little Birdies Sitting in the Nest" (Grown-ups are the comfy nest complete with hugs.)