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Saturday, October 11, 2008

Wiggle

So your probably clueless. What in the world is this about. Again, another great project from my son's kindergarten teacher. It is a great activity to help children learn positions and the words associated with them. From looking at her materials, it looks like it is from The Mailbox Kindergarten series 1998--are we showing our age?

So it looks like each child got Wiggle the worm to cut out of green paper. They colored him and glued him to a tongue depressor. Then the children got to perform a song where Wiggle helped. The song is to the tune of "The Farmer in the Dell," here it is:

Wiggle On The Go!

Wiggle's on my head.
Wiggle's on my head.
Oh no, he's on the go!
Wiggles's on my head.

Wiggles' behind my knee.
Wiggle's behind my knee.
Oh no, he's on the go!
Wiggle's behind my knee.

Wiggle's under my arm.
Wiggle's under my arm.
Oh no, he's on the go!
Wiggle's under my arm.

My son performed the song for me. Wiggle moves around with the song. He's on the head, he's behind the knee, and he's under the arm. I'm sure you can probably come with some more too.

There was also a little book that cam home called Wiggle's Apple Book. Each page of the book had a hole punched in it where it read that Wiggle was. My son has "read" this book to me about 5 times in the last 2 days. (The book was stapled together, I unstapled it so you could see thepages.) He got a great kick out of the activity. I hope your children do too.

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2 comments:

MemoryMaker said...

Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!

Juliann said...

We did a similar activity with a poem called I like Stars. Each set of stars was a different color so the children were "reading" the poem by using the color and repetition cues.