Finger Plays / Action Rhymes

Finger Plays/ Action Rhymes are a great way for your child to explore and develop and interest in the world. You can do these individually or use a lesson plan.

Aquatic: Little Fish
Forest: The Busy Squirrel
Insects: A Summer Ride
Insects: Caterpillar
Plants / Seasons
Plants / Seasons: Spring Flowers
Plants: Growth
Plants: My Garden
Plants: Trees
Storms / Wind: Twisting, Turning

Lesson Plans

Plants

It’s time to plant with “Plant: My Garden.” Follow up with “Plants: Growth” and then “Plants/ Seasons: Spring Flowers” and then “Plants: Trees” and finally “Plants/ Seasons.”

For a field trip, take your child on any hike, and stop to enjoy the smells, shapes, colors, and more!

Seasons

Introduce “Storm/ Wind: Twisting, Turning.”

For a field trip, take your child to the Golden Gate Bridge to really feel the winds.

Animals

Introduce “Forest: the Busy Squirrel,” and follow up with “Insects: a Summer Ride,” and “Insects: Caterpillar.”

For a field trip, take your child on a hike to look at squirrels, insects, and birds.

Fish

Introduce “Aquatic Little Fish.”

For a field trip, take your child to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve to look at and touch marine life.

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