Monkey See, Monkey Do
Have children stand in a circle. Choose one child to make a funny
movement and have the other children try to imitate it.
Swing, Swing added
Ask children to stand in a circle
and hold hands, While you recite the
following, have them swing their arms up and down.
Little monkeys swinging in the tree,
All hold hands and swing with me
Swing up high and swing down low
Swing in the tee, now don't let go
Swing, swing, like I do
Swing like monkeys in the zoo.
Guess Game added
Need: Old magazines, safety pins, scissors,
Directions: Cut pictures of animals (2 of
each animal) out of magazines or coloring books.
Pin one picture on each child's back.
All the children should move around the room behaving like the
picture of the animal on their back.
The object is for the children to locate their matching animal.