Monthly Archives: April 2011

Drums are great

Supplies needed: A store bought drum or a homemade drum from a large coffee can, or oatmeal box. It can be covered with contact paper or your child can create his own design.  If you don’t have  stick just use you … Continue reading

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Sound experiment with bells

Supplies needed: Bells Sock, empty coffee can, box, towel Let your child experience the different sounds that the bells make: When they are put in a sock When they are put under a towel When they are put in a … Continue reading

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Bells on Ankles

Let your child put on bracelets on their ankles and then put on some lively music with a steady beat and let the dance begin. Here are a few moves they can start with and then add others. stamp feet … Continue reading

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Jingle Bells

Jingle bells aren’t just for Christmas they are fun anytime of the year.  They make a happy sound. Supplies needed: Bells  can be purchased in several varieties but mine are homemade.  If you attach the bells to velcro your child … Continue reading

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Shakers Count to Ten

This is similar to chant “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” One, two, shake it on your shoe, Three, x shake it on the floor, Five, six, stir and mix. Seven, eight, stand up straight, Nine, ten, wave to all your … Continue reading

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Activities Using Shakers

Supplies needed: You can purchase the traditional drumstick shaped ones, they are very easy for children to use. You will find them in the toy section. Homemade shakers can be made with any small plastic jars.  They can be filled with … Continue reading

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Tap, Tap, Tap Your Boat

  Tap the beat while singing the song “Row,row, row your boat” Tap, tap, tap  your boat, Gently down the stream Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily. Life is but a dream. Add: Scrape, scrape, scrape your boat…. Pound, pound, pound, your … Continue reading

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