22 fine motor skills activities
All children will develop their fine motor skills at different paces, but there are plenty […]Read more
Your singing voices, space to sit or stand to do some actions.
Language and vocabulary, focus and attention.
Enjoy some music to make actions to!
Songs such as ‘If you’re happy and you know it’ are a great way to introduce new actions to song times for children. Following actions with a song is a key part of language development and will help introduce new vocabulary to your child. It’s also lots of fun and a great way to get some wiggles out if they’re feeling full of energy!
Introduce the song with the traditional verse:
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! X2
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it, if you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!
Before changing the action to stamp your feet/shout hooray/wave hello/blow a kiss/pat your head- and any other actions you can think of!