Do you like to use songs and rhymes in your routines?
Would you like some songs to get the children's attention? I have gatheredtogether some songs that I have heard, found and created to share with you. Here are 6:
(tune Frere Jacques)
Are you crisscross? Are you crisscross? Eyes on me? Eyes on me? Hands in your lap Hands in you lap. Quietly Quietly
Everybody do this
Everybody do this, Do this, do this Everybody do this Just like me!
Eyes on me!
Eyes on me 1, 2, 3 (change the...
Let’s bring a little Mary Poppins to tidying up time: make it fun!
What musical ideas can you use?
There are 3 musical ideas you could use to initiate tidying up:
You could use a tambourine, a drum, a shaker... whatever you can easily access and play.
1. Tap the syllables in the words that you want to ask the children. For example you could use the following phrases:
Tidy up time (2 short taps, 1 long tap, 1 long tap) e.g.:
Are you nearly done?(1 long tap,1 long tap, 2 short...
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