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Big and Little and Activities

The activities in Big and Little theme may include the following but are not limited to the following objectives:

Manipulatives

Three Bear Counters (the ones that come in 3 sizes), Pegs and Peg Board, Geo Board, Sorting Board (the board that has you sort by size and color with cylinders), Big hollow blocks, unit blocks, small colored blocks, 2 sizes of hula hoops, stringing beads

Songs, Finger Plays, Music, CD’s

Tiny Tim
I had a little turtle,
His name was Tiny Tim.
I put him in the bathtub,
To see if he could swim.
He drank up all the water,
He ate up all the soap,
He woke up in the morning,
With bubbles in his throat.

Little Turtle
There was a little turtle, who lived in a box.
He swam in a puddle, and he climbed on some rocks,
He snapped at a mosquito, he snapped at a flea,
He snapped at a minnow, and he snapped at me.
He caught the mosquito, he caught the flea,
He caught the minnow, but he didn't catch me!!

When the Leaves Are on the Ground
When the leaves are on the ground,
Instead of on the trees,
I like to make a great big pile of them
Way up to my knees.
I like to run and jump in them
And kick them all around.

Big A, Little A, Bouncing B
Big A (Open baby's arms wide)
Little A (Bring hands together)
Bouncing B (bounce and clap hands)
The cats in the cupboard (cover baby's eyes)
So he can't see!
Peek-a-boo! I see you!

Books

Activities

~ Kelly Hamilton