Colors & Shapes

TODDLER PROGRAM

OPENING SONG: The More We Get Together

OPENING RHYMES:

BOOK 1: Shape by Shape by Suse Macdonald
Great read aloud book! As you turn the pages, more shapes are added to make the dinosaur. The group loved to see the dino come to life!

FINGERPLAYS/ACTION RHYMES:
Shapes (to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle)
Put your Blue shape in the air Hold it high and leave it there.
Put your Blue shape on your back
Now please lay it in your lap.
Hold your Blue shape in your hand
Now everyone please stand.
Wave your Blue shape at the door
Now please lay it on the floor.
Hold your Blue shape and jump, jump, jump.
Hold your Blue shape way, way up!
(Yellow, purple, green.)

Credit: Once Upon a (Story) Time

If You’re Wearing… (Tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb)
If you’re wearing red today, red today, red today

If you’re wearing red today, please stand up!

(continue with all the colors that the group is wearing..Please clap your hands, please touch your ears, please stand on one leg, please  rub your tummy, please jump up and down, etc.

Credit: Abby the Librarian

FLANNEL RHYME:
Shape, Shape What Do You See?
For this one I just cut out different flannel shapes and sang the song!

Square, Square what do you see?
I see a Blue Diamond looking at me!
Diamond, Diamond what do you see?
I see a Red Triangle looking at me!
(continue on with rectangle, circle, etc.)

BOOK 2: Butterfly Butterfly by Petr Horacek

 

CLOSING RHYME: Tickle the Clouds

CLOSING SONG: Skinnamarink

CRAFT: Shapes Boat
I made this template and printed one out for each child, along with the shapes pre-cut. The parents and kids loved working on this one together!

Template: Boat

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–Mollie

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