Children enjoy listening to a new nursery rhyme!
Nursery rhymes are a fun way to teach children about music, rhyme and language. In this activity children will learn the lyrics while observing and discussing visuals of a fair-themed nursery rhyme, Simple Simon.
For this developmental activity you will need:
Copy of Simple Simon
Receptive Language, Expressive Language, Foundational Reading, Observation and Inquiry
Exploring sounds, listening and language while learning a nursery rhyme.
While singing the Simple Simon nursery rhyme, give each child an instrument and/or pie plate to play with.
Encourage children to clap, bang on the pans, and make rhythmic sounds.
Model for babies tempo by clapping or tapping to the beat of the rhyme.
Simple Simon met a pieman,
Going to the fair;
Says Simple Simon to the pieman,
"Let me taste your ware."
Nina-Marie Mariconda| Registered Early Childhood Educator
Nina-Marie Mariconda is the owner and operator of Cloud 9 Child Care. When she was expecting her first born she wanted to know more about Child Development and how to positively shape the leaders of tomorrow. She has been a RECE and practicing in the field for almost 7 years and she enjoys every aspect that comes with it. Her career makes life fun!
Can you (the child) point to a pie?
Can someone find the hat on the pieman?
What is your favorite treat at the fair?
Can you name some pie flavors?
What kinds of foods are at the fair?