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GOLDEN NUGGETS FROM CALIFORNIA! 2013

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2013 2013 2013 <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Template>Normal</o:Template> <o:Revision>0</o:Revision> <o:TotalTime>0</o:TotalTime> <o:Pages>1</o:Pages> <o:Words>538</o:Words> <o:Characters>3072</o:Characters> <o:Company>Dr. Jean and Friends</o:Company> <o:Lines>25</o:Lines> <o:Paragraphs>6</o:Paragraphs> <o:CharactersWithSpaces>3772</o:CharactersWithSpaces> <o:Version>11.1539</o:Version> </o:DocumentProperties> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings></xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotShowRevisions/> <w:DoNotPrintRevisions/> <w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery> <w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery> <w:UseMarginsForDrawingGridOrigin/> </w:WordDocument></xml><![endif]--> <!--StartFragment--> <br /><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3BmPDrfA4lg/UjH6OLGWnzI/AAAAAAAAFZI/bNxOnhrI9DY/s1600/0-2.jpeg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3BmPDrfA4lg/UjH6OLGWnzI/AAAAAAAAFZI/bNxOnhrI9DY/s1600/0-2.jpeg" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Oh, my, what a glorious trip to Merced County, California!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The teachers were incredibly enthusiastic, friendly, and appreciative!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>LOVED them!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>And the best part was doing a free concert in the park with their children.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(I wish I had a video of it because it would make you smile to see the happy children singing and dancing!)<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It never ceases to amaze me that I do, indeed, learn something new each day.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I’ll bet you can find a new idea or two as well!<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /><br /><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><i>Note!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>As I was typing these it dawned on me how many of the activities align with CC Standards, 21<sup>st</sup> Century Skills, and the Executive Function.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“Oh, well!” can help children with impulse control.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The writing song is perfect for R.F.K.1.a, Silly Simon Rhymes reinforces R.F.K.2.b, “Horizontal, Vertical” for geometry, etcetera, etcetera!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Above all, they are FUN!<o:p></o:p></i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Oh, Well!</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Anne Rye)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Teach children this self-soothing routine to help them cope when they lose a game or something doesn’t go their way.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Say, “Oh, well!” as you open up your palms and shrug your shoulders.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>You can also teach them to ask for “a minute” when they feel like pitching a fit.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*Anne said they practice this as a group and role-play how to handle different situations.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I thought this was a brilliant idea because we assume children have these skills.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Also, by practicing as a group the children can learn to “prompt” each other.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Writing Song</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Dawna Hunter)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ynZb8oiK_5s/UjH6GLlrgsI/AAAAAAAAFZA/D0WaVDQPYwM/s1600/0.jpeg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ynZb8oiK_5s/UjH6GLlrgsI/AAAAAAAAFZA/D0WaVDQPYwM/s1600/0.jpeg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial;">(Tune:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">My mind knows that writing always goes<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Silly Simon Rhyme Time</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Charleen Cahill)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Silly Simon says touch your <u>fair</u>.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">But what he really means is <u>hair</u>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Children touch hair.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Silly Simon says touch your <u>tree</u>.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">But what he really means is <u>knee</u>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Children touch knees.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*Adapt to colors, things in the classroom, etc.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Horizontal, Vertical</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Carrie O’Bara and Terri Miller)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">This song goes to the tune of “Where Is Thumbkin?”<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Carrie and Terri said they wanted the children to know the academic terms for different writing strokes, and by adding the movements it “puts it in the brain.”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Horizontal, horizontal,<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Forearms held up horizontally in front of chest.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Vertical, vertical.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Forearms bent at elbows to form right angles.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Horizontal, horizontal,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Vertical, vertical.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Then diagonal, then diagonal.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Right arm slants in front and then left.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Make a “c” with right hand and then left.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Then diagonal, then diagonal.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Add a curve.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Eye Winker<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></u>(Megan Mitchell)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tPb6heWDH4w/Ui-KVpRQG1I/AAAAAAAAFX0/PhgTyZt9nYY/s1600/DSC00608.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="150" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tPb6heWDH4w/Ui-KVpRQG1I/AAAAAAAAFX0/PhgTyZt9nYY/s200/DSC00608.JPG" width="200" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial;">Eye winker<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Point to eyes.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Tom thinker (Point to brain/head.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Nose smeller (Point to nose.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Mouth eater (Point to mouth.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Chin Chomper (Point to chin.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Gully, gully, gully, gully<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Tickle under the chin.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><i>P.S.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Megan said her grandmother, Betty Jean Ramsay, would play that with her grandchildren just to hear them laugh.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It’s been in her family for three generations.<o:p></o:p></i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Broken Books</u>(Magadalena Valdes)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">When a book tears, put the pages in clear sheet protectors in a pocket folder.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Children can play with it and use it to show beginning, middle, and end.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*You can also cut up old books and use the pictures for flannel boards, stick puppets, or games.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Color Song<o:p></o:p></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">And take a bow.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Pass out shapes and sing, “If you have a square…”<br />Pass out letters and sing, “If you have a B…”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Pass out numerals and sing, “If you have a 5…”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>I’m a Little Kindergartener</u> (Brenda Hall)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">(Tune:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“I’m a Little Teapot”)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">I’m a little kindergartener (first grader, preschooler, etc.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Short and smart.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Here is my hand.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Here is my heart.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">When I get excited I want to shout -<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">All my joys come tumbling out!<o:p></o:p></span></div><!--EndFragment--><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Template>Normal</o:Template> <o:Revision>0</o:Revision> <o:TotalTime>0</o:TotalTime> <o:Pages>1</o:Pages> <o:Words>538</o:Words> <o:Characters>3072</o:Characters> <o:Company>Dr. Jean and Friends</o:Company> <o:Lines>25</o:Lines> <o:Paragraphs>6</o:Paragraphs> <o:CharactersWithSpaces>3772</o:CharactersWithSpaces> <o:Version>11.1539</o:Version> </o:DocumentProperties> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings></xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotShowRevisions/> <w:DoNotPrintRevisions/> <w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayHorizontalDrawingGridEvery> <w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery>0</w:DisplayVerticalDrawingGridEvery> <w:UseMarginsForDrawingGridOrigin/> </w:WordDocument></xml><![endif]--> <!--StartFragment--> <br /><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3BmPDrfA4lg/UjH6OLGWnzI/AAAAAAAAFZI/bNxOnhrI9DY/s1600/0-2.jpeg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3BmPDrfA4lg/UjH6OLGWnzI/AAAAAAAAFZI/bNxOnhrI9DY/s1600/0-2.jpeg" /></a></div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Oh, my, what a glorious trip to Merced County, California!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The teachers were incredibly enthusiastic, friendly, and appreciative!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>LOVED them!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>And the best part was doing a free concert in the park with their children.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(I wish I had a video of it because it would make you smile to see the happy children singing and dancing!)<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It never ceases to amaze me that I do, indeed, learn something new each day.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I’ll bet you can find a new idea or two as well!<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /><br /><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><i>Note!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>As I was typing these it dawned on me how many of the activities align with CC Standards, 21<sup>st</sup> Century Skills, and the Executive Function.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“Oh, well!” can help children with impulse control.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The writing song is perfect for R.F.K.1.a, Silly Simon Rhymes reinforces R.F.K.2.b, “Horizontal, Vertical” for geometry, etcetera, etcetera!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Above all, they are FUN!<o:p></o:p></i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Oh, Well!</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Anne Rye)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Teach children this self-soothing routine to help them cope when they lose a game or something doesn’t go their way.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Say, “Oh, well!” as you open up your palms and shrug your shoulders.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>You can also teach them to ask for “a minute” when they feel like pitching a fit.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*Anne said they practice this as a group and role-play how to handle different situations.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I thought this was a brilliant idea because we assume children have these skills.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Also, by practicing as a group the children can learn to “prompt” each other.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Writing Song</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Dawna Hunter)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ynZb8oiK_5s/UjH6GLlrgsI/AAAAAAAAFZA/D0WaVDQPYwM/s1600/0.jpeg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ynZb8oiK_5s/UjH6GLlrgsI/AAAAAAAAFZA/D0WaVDQPYwM/s1600/0.jpeg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial;">(Tune:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">My mind knows that writing always goes<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Top to bottom,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Left to right.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Silly Simon Rhyme Time</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Charleen Cahill)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Silly Simon says touch your <u>fair</u>.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">But what he really means is <u>hair</u>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Children touch hair.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Silly Simon says touch your <u>tree</u>.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">But what he really means is <u>knee</u>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Children touch knees.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*Adapt to colors, things in the classroom, etc.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Horizontal, Vertical</u><span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Carrie O’Bara and Terri Miller)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">This song goes to the tune of “Where Is Thumbkin?”<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Carrie and Terri said they wanted the children to know the academic terms for different writing strokes, and by adding the movements it “puts it in the brain.”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Horizontal, horizontal,<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Forearms held up horizontally in front of chest.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Vertical, vertical.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Forearms bent at elbows to form right angles.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Horizontal, horizontal,<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Vertical, vertical.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Then diagonal, then diagonal.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Right arm slants in front and then left.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Make a “c” with right hand and then left.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Then diagonal, then diagonal.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Add a curve.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Add a curve.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Eye Winker<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></u>(Megan Mitchell)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tPb6heWDH4w/Ui-KVpRQG1I/AAAAAAAAFX0/PhgTyZt9nYY/s1600/DSC00608.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="clear: right; float: right; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-left: 1em;"><img border="0" height="150" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-tPb6heWDH4w/Ui-KVpRQG1I/AAAAAAAAFX0/PhgTyZt9nYY/s200/DSC00608.JPG" width="200" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial;">Eye winker<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Point to eyes.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Tom thinker (Point to brain/head.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Nose smeller (Point to nose.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Mouth eater (Point to mouth.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Chin Chomper (Point to chin.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Gully, gully, gully, gully<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>(Tickle under the chin.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><i>P.S.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Megan said her grandmother, Betty Jean Ramsay, would play that with her grandchildren just to hear them laugh.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>It’s been in her family for three generations.<o:p></o:p></i></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Broken Books</u>(Magadalena Valdes)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">When a book tears, put the pages in clear sheet protectors in a pocket folder.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Children can play with it and use it to show beginning, middle, and end.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span style="font-family: Arial;">*You can also cut up old books and use the pictures for flannel boards, stick puppets, or games.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="mso-layout-grid-align: none; mso-pagination: none; text-autospace: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>Color Song<o:p></o:p></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">If you have on red, stand up now<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">And take a bow.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Pass out shapes and sing, “If you have a square…”<br />Pass out letters and sing, “If you have a B…”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Pass out numerals and sing, “If you have a 5…”<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial;"><u><br /></u></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;"><u>I’m a Little Kindergartener</u> (Brenda Hall)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">(Tune:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>“I’m a Little Teapot”)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">I’m a little kindergartener (first grader, preschooler, etc.)<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Short and smart.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Here is my hand.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Here is my heart.<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">When I get excited I want to shout -<o:p></o:p></span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">All my joys come tumbling out!<o:p></o:p></span></div><!--EndFragment--><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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