Original Author Unknown
Everyone copycats the actions and sound of
the leader. The leader sings the rhyme below. Go first to give the
children examples of the range of sounds and movements possible. Use any
sounds motions should involve body parts moved in different ways. Repeat
the same sounds and movements until everyone is able to imitate. Repeat
the musical rhyme and begin again. This is a wonderful activity for even
the introverted child.
That's what I am,
Do what__________ does, if you can
Guess Who? added
11-9-98 Original Author Unknown
Fold a piece of paper(8x11?)in half. Having
the fold on the top. On the front of the folded paper, on the one side
write in bold letters GUESS WHO? Then next to this have the parent provide
a baby picture on their child. Tape it on the paper. On the inside take a
recent picture of the child and tape it in. You can do this at circle time
or put them on a bulletin Board.
added 8-19-02 Original Author Unknown
Standing face to face, the children imitate each others movements. Have
them take turns being the reflections and the person looking into the
mirror. They should move slowly and keep a close eye on their mirror
images while making identical whole-body movements and facial expressions.