A fingerplay for November and Thanksgiving! An adapted book from the Fingerplay book by Salina Yoon, this fingerplay is designed to be used during circle time or small groups. Accompanying this fingerplay is also a mini book that can be created and taken home to be shared at home!
There are lots of benefits for using fingerplays. They include:
Here are some of the benefits of using rhymes, finger play or rhymes and action songs:
-They allow for self expression, encouraging a child's own response in his or her use of body and speech.
-These activities encourage students to participate verbally.
-They provide relaxation (a legitimate opportunity to wiggle and move around).
-They assist the child in learning to follow directions.
-They increase attention span.
-They develop listening skills.
-They teach order and sequence.
-They help teach number concepts.
-They increase manual dexterity and muscular control.
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