Show them the big cardboard box and ask if they know what it is? Have you ever had a box like this at home and imagined it was something else. Like a car, a spaceship, or even a fire engine. We are going to share books about boxes today!
Magic Box By Katie Cleminson
The Birthday Box By Leslie Patrcielli
Not a Box By Antionette Portis
Meoow and the Big Box By Sebstian Braun
My Book Box By Will Hillenbrand
If your happy and you know it (intro song)
Head and shoulders knees and toes
#2 Can’t wait to celebrate Blue jim Gill Cd
(Clap, stomp, wave, bounce or jump, clap)
Cool Bear Hunt Song # 3 Dr. Jean Silly Songs
(Candy factory, peanut butter river, jello swamp, cave)
Toe leg knee song from green Jim Gill CD
I took a bath in a washing machine #4 Jim Gill CD (use colorful scarves)
The Tempo marches on with egg shakers from Orange Jim Gill CD
Silly Dance Contest #8 Jim Gill Cd (use colored scarves)
ABC song (use egg shakers)
#7 Jump and Count Song Blue Jim Gill Cd
Use the parachute (if no parachute- use a large sheet or tablecloth) with kids and parents 10 minutes if they need to move around or if there is extra time before craft time.
- Lift up with kids holding handles say peek a boo
- Put it down to the ground again
- Life high so kids can go under
- Have kids lay on their backs with belly facing parachute and see if it touches their belly
- Walk in a circle holding the handles
- Have kids help put a couple of balls on the parachute each and shake them up like popcorn
CRAFT: crayons, glue sticks, and tissue squares are in the lower cabinets under the phone.
Boxes coloring sheet
IF you have diecut machine you could cut out a bunch of squares and glue down for a collage.
Also you could collect different recycled boxes and make something new with them.