Storytime Share – Gross Motor: Movement and Coordination 3

Standard: Gross Motor : Movement and Coordination

Specific skill focused on: Exercise

 

Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” (Raffi, Singable Songs for the Very Young)

Book: Stretch by Doreen Cronin

Song: “Warm-Up to Work Out” (Georgiana Stewart, Steady, Ready, Jump)

Book: From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Song: “Hokey Pokey” (Baby Loves Jazz, Greatest Hits 1 & 2)

Book: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Fingerplay: “Five Little Monkeys” 

Five little monkeys climbing up a tree (“walk” fingers up arm)

Up to the top to see what they could see (hold up fingers on top of head)

The monkeys looked left, the monkeys looked right (turn fingers to right and left)

Then one little monkey jumped out of sight (hold up one finger and then hide behind back)

Repeat counting down from four to one

Book: If You’re Happy and You Know It by Jane Cabrera

Song: “If You’re Happy and You Know It” (Big Don, Big Don’s Brand New Beat)

Activity: Play activities to exercise and work on gross motor skills (slide, hula hoops, jump ropes, tunnels, masking tape “balance beam”)

 

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Area of Development – Gross Motor: Movement and Coordination | Pre-K Read and Play

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