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59 reviewed resources for nursery rhyme activities

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This Little Piggy

For Students 1st - 2nd
In these nursery rhyme worksheets, students cut out the picture of the pig to use as they learn the nursery rhyme for 'This Little Piggy.'
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Three Blind Mice Puppets

For Students 1st - 2nd
In these nursery rhymes worksheets, students cut out the images and paste them on sticks to create puppets for the rhyme of 'Three Blind Mice.' Students act out the rhyme.
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Summarization

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Model writing a summary with The Fall of Freddie the Bat. Of the ten events in the story, class members help you select the five most important. After working independently on another story, class groups act out a nursery rhyme by freeze...
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Little Miss Muffet by Jessie Willcox Smith

For Teachers 3rd
Little Miss Muffet is a beloved nursery rhyme and a painting by Jessie Willcox Smith. Learners will analyze the painting, make keen observations, and discuss the elements of art they find. They'll then activate their creative thinking...
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How Characters Get What They Want

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze the primary force that drives a character's actions in a character analysis lesson. In this character analysis lesson, 6th graders analyze how characters present their actions and participate in a group activity...
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Learning Rhymes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice reading and writing in this cross-curricular lesson for the early-elementary classroom. Emphasis is placed on daily practice, individual improvements, and positive reinforcements for jobs well done during the activity.
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London Bridge is Falling Down

For Students K - 1st
In this English Language children's rhymes worksheet, student enhance their vocabulary and speaking skills by practicing the rhymes 'London Bridge is Falling Down.'
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Introduce Vocabulary: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore language arts by reading a children's book in class. In this story vocabulary lesson, students read the book The Itsy Bitsy Spider and identify the use of specific vocabulary words. Students define the selected vocab...
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If You're Happy and You Know It

For Students K - 1st
In this English Language children's rhyme worksheet, students enhance their vocabulary and speaking skills by practicing the rhyme 'If You're Happy and You Know It.'
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Pop Goes the Weasel

For Students K - 1st
In this English Language children's rhyme worksheet, students use the lyrics for 'Pop Goes the Weasel' to help enhance their vocabulary and speaking skills.
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Rests, Pease Porrige Hot with Game:Music, Rhythm, Beats

For Teachers K - 1st
Students use the nursery rhyme "Pease Porridge Hot" to explore rhythm, beats and rests in music.
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Get Ready, Get Set, PLAN

For Teachers Pre-K
Students complete the theme activities in the unit for the month of September. In this planning lesson, students complete various themed activities for the month of September. Students complete movement activities, autonomy and social...
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears Pantomime

For Teachers K
Students investigate acting and performing arts by portraying a story in class. In this pantomiming lesson, students read the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and discuss the characters amongst themselves. Students portray the 4...
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Music and Movement

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students demonstrate how to instruct a Pre-K class in singing and creative movement. Once they are grouped according to several nursery rhymes, they practice singing the songs and coordinating appropriate movements with the rhythm. The...
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Food Rhythms

For Students 4th - 8th
Kids note the rhythm of 12 words and then list each word in the appropriate box on a worksheet.
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Let's Make a Mural

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students social skills blossom as they work together on this mural-making activity. In this early childhood visual arts lesson, students develop creative-thinking, fine-motor, language, and social skills as they work together to plan,...
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Let's Follow George!

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this writing in adventures worksheet, learners sing the lyrics to the tune of "Mary Had a Little Lamb" and then fill in 10 blanks with various adventures that George experienced. Students read the stories in 4 spacecrafts about...
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Rectangles

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this shape activity activity, students complete several online activities that help them learn to recognize and draw rectangles shapes.
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Circles

For Students K - 1st
In this shape activity worksheet, students complete six different online activities for circles. Students learn to identify and draw the shape.
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Tactile quilts that tell a story

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Learners with multiple disabilities need to engage in projects that push them to know their full potential. They need to be able to express themselves in a variety of ways, and this very thoughtful lesson does just that. They make a...
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I Am A Musician- Musician as Listener

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils listen for sounds as they complete another activity. Hearing a triangle, they raise their hand once they hear it. They discover that to be part of an ensemble they must listen to themselves and others around them. They discuss...
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ESL Row Row Row Your Boat

For Teachers K - 1st
In this song instructional activity, students enhance their vocabulary and speaking skills by learning the children's song 'Row Your Boat.'
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Let's Make Play Dough

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create their own play dough to use for art projects. In this art lesson, students measure, pour and mix the ingredients to make their own play dough. Then, students use the clay to create their own sculptures.
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The Foundations of Reading

For Students 2nd - 5th
Explore word sounds with emerging readers. Start by grouping a bunch of pictures into two categories: words that make /i/ sound and words that make /u/ sounds. Then decide which sound (/a/, /e/, /i/, /o/, /u/) is employed for each of the...