Tag: fingerplays

Two Little Blackbirds

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Literacy Tip Hi, I’m Andrea and this is Reece. We are going to demonstrate a finger rhyme that you can do at home! This rhyme is great to do with all ages. Singing with children builds pathways in their brains to help learn language. Talk, sing and play with your child as often as you can to ... Read More

Cinco lobitos

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Literacy Tip Hola! Me llamo Yanira. Esta es una rima muy divertida. Recitar rimas como ésta introduce nuevas palabras a los niños pequeños. Hable y cante con sus hijos todo el tiempo para que aprendan muchas palabras! Transcript Cinco lobitos tiene la loba, cinco lobitos detrás de la ... Read More

Saco mis manitas

Rating: 2.1/5. From 8 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hola! Yo soy Yanira y les voy a enseñar una canción que es muy divertida. ¡Anima a su hijo mover sus manitos y cantar! Al participar verbalmente, los juegos de dedos ayuda con el desarollo del lenguaje. El movimiento de las manos y dedos ayuda desarollar los musculos motores, los ... Read More

Araña pequeñita

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Literacy Tip Hola! Soy Chufo. Les quiero cantar una canción muy conocida. Note como la canción cuenta una historia. Después de cantar, pida a que su hijo le cuente la historia de la canción. Así se desarolla su habilidad narrativa que es una de las cosas que ayuda en el aprendizaje de la ... Read More

5 Plump Peas

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Literacy Tip Hi! My name is Tricia and this is my son Atticus who is 3 years old. We’re going to show you a fun fingerplay today! Fingerplays like this not only help young children learn new words and hear the smaller sounds in words, but also help develop fine motor skills which are necessary ... Read More

Here is the Beehive

Rating: 1.9/5. From 19 votes.
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Literacy Tip Hi, I'm Gigi. There are lots of rhymes about the things we see around us. This rhyme about bees and a beehive can start a conversation with your child about where bees live, where they keep their honey, how they sound and what they look like. It can help your child learn new words and ... Read More

Rain Is Falling Down

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Literacy Tip Two and three year olds like doing the actions of this rhyme. It's fun anytime, but even more fun on a rainy day or in the bathtub. The actions help the child understand the meaning of the words. This can also be a peek-a-boo game for babies. Transcript Rain is falling down. Splash ... Read More

Patty Cake

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Cliff. When you play “patty cake” with your baby, trace the first letter of your child’s name in his palm so that he feels the shape of the letter. This beginning knowledge of shapes will help him learn to recognize letters as he gets older. Transcript Patty ... Read More

Alphabet Monster

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Literacy Tip I’m Becky. My son, Holden, is 3 and knows the alphabet song, but this rhyme helps him learn that letters can be put together in lots of different ways. Transcript I'm the Alphabet Monster And nothing tastes better To the Alphabet Monster Than eating a letter. A "j" and an ... Read More

Itsy Bitsy Spider

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Literacy Tip Hi. I’m Cydney, and this my son, Stephen. He is 24 months old. The Itsy Bitsy Spider is one of our favorite songs. Notice that it tells a story. (Rhyme) After singing, you can ask your child to tell you what happened in the song. When children tell what happened, they develop ... Read More