Preschool Circle Time Songs & Nursery Rhymes Activities for Early Childhood

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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Set up a fun and engaging preschool circle time with this pack of early childhood nursery rhymes and songs. Students will learn the circle time songs for Hickory Dickory Dock, Jack & Jill, Baa Baa Black Sheep and If You're Happy & You Know It. This set includes everything you need for early learners to practice following directions and taking turns. 

Watch as your preschool circle time transforms into an engaging and interactive session that will get all of your students learning and moving.  These colorful nursery rhyme circle time activities are ready with manipulatives for interaction making them perfect for early learners in early intervention, preschool and pre-kindergarten classrooms, and special education in early childhood programs. 

Included in this preschool circle time songs pack: 

Hickory Dickory Dock

  • Large Interactive Clock
  • 12 verses with characters (11 verses are original)
  • Characters move up the clock and then land in the interactive book of the verses of the rhyme
  • Interactive book to hold characters during the song

Baa Baa Black Sheep

  • Flip Book for singing the nursery rhyme (also includes PowerPoint version for projection)
  • Sequencing cards for retelling the story
  • Comprehension questions for students to demonstrate understanding

Jack & Jill

  • Flip Book for singing the nursery rhyme (includes PowerPoint version for projection)
  • Sequencing cards for retelling the story
  • Comprehension questions for students to demonstrate understanding

If You’re Happy & You Know It

  • Song visuals to cue movements
  • Use visuals to have students choose order of movements and retell the story
  • The 3 additional movements are included as well as additional verses and movements

These engaging preschool circle time songs and activities provide engaging materials with visual support for communication and participation for students with language impairment and difficulties for group activities.

You will love the visuals that are included because they can be put on a choice board for students to choose which circle time activity to play next! Each of the activities includes pieces that students will hold and engage with during the activity. 

All circle time songs come with the words and directions for assembling the pieces and how to conduct the activities are included in detail with pictures. Plus, students will work on sequencing, wh- questions, and repeated phrases. 

During your circle time, your students will practice…

⭐️Following directions

⭐️Taking turns

⭐️Identifying characters in songs, nursery rhymes and books

⭐️Participating in group activities like circle time

⭐️Sequencing events of short rhymes and stories

⭐️Making choices of which verses or materials to use for an activity

⭐️Identifying common animals

⭐️Identifying cause and effect

⭐️Answering wh questions about information from the rhymes

❤️To make your life easier, the flip books for Jack & Jill and Baa Baa Black Sheep each come with PowerPoint versions to be projected on a white board to reduce material prep. And you can choose whether to use just the traditional verses of If You’re Happy and You Know It or expand for more movement on those wiggly days!

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This set works beautifully with the Preschool*Elementary Morning Meeting Starter Kit or on its own.

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