Tag: Music and Fingerplays

All about me: I am special in preschool

Play this fun little hand mirror game with your preschoolers and sing “I am Special!”

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Ribbon painting in preschool
One of the things I love most is to build an entire day around music or even build an entire day around one single preschool song. When I write...
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Presenting simple songs and fingerplays to young children
I wrote this article for Teaching Tiny Tots a few months ago on teaching simple songs to preschoolers.  In this article, I talk about using the...
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The seed begins in the garden
A fun song for growing seeds… The seed growsAs your child sings this song, have the child bend low to the ground and as the seed grows, have...
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Sing it again in preschool
A couple of days after presenting the ‘Simple Songs for Preschoolers’ workshop, I took the opportunity to visit one of the schools...
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Simple songs for preschoolers
Last week I had the opportunity to present the music I have written with two groups of teachers. These two meetings were a good practice run for...
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Musical instruments in the preschool classroom
There are a variety of ways you can use musical instruments in the classroom. Create a music center and try adding… Baskets of musical...
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Extending music in the preschool classroom
Music and fingerplays are a wonderful tool for teaching in the preschool classroom. Do you have a favorite song or fingerplay that you sing or say...
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