The Caterpillars have been dancing away to one of our favorite dance videos, “The Skeleton Dance”. We have been enjoying learning the rhyme “5Little Pumpkins” and reading the book “Green Witch, Green Witch”. Here we are drawing our own spooky jack-O-lanterns.
You may have heard your child singing this classroom favorite song, “Slippery Fish”. Since the children loved the song so much, I printed out character cards for them to explore at choice times during the day. Recalling words, actions and the sequences of classroom songs and rhymes are a fun and authentic way to build vocabulary and foster literacy development. I would refer to this scenario as play based literacy.