Action rhymes are a great way to get kids moving and exploring language in the preschool classroom and at home. This fun chant, 5 Little Leaves, includes simple actions that you can do with your fingers or the printable leaves.
Benefits of Action Rhymes
- language skills
- gross motor skills
- phonemic awareness
- new vocabulary
- rhyming words
- other educational concepts
5 Little Leaves
Holding up the number on your fingers during the rhyme helps develop finger isolation and dexterity.
Put the printable leaves on craft sticks and hold up the specific color during the rhyme.
Print the leaves and glue felt to the back of them to use on a felt board. Manipulate the leaves during the rhyme.