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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

A favorite song with young children is “Old MacDonald Had a Farm.”
They love to make the animal sounds.
Read the book Old MacDonald in the City to introduce the idea of different kinds of jobs Old MacDonald could have and the different sounds they would make.
Try singing the song using other ideas.

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

What Shall I Wear?

Stories Come to Life 
Creating and acting out a story makes it come to life and helps children internalizes the concepts in the story.

Read The Three Little Pigs or another familiar story to the children.
Read the story out loud and as you read, find one word such as huff, and say it in a loud voice.
Ask the children to act out the “loud” word when they hear it (by huffing).
You can also use words that show emotion such as “happy” and “sad.”

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Two Nice Fathers and Roll Olympics

Helping your baby roll over from tummy to back will develop the chest and arm muscles. Brain research says that using these muscles repeatedly gives babies’ the strength and elasticity for rolling over.

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Make an Opera

You will need plastic letters for each child. The word “opera” printed on a chalk board or poster. The more you use language with your children the better their brains will grow.

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Watch This!

These games will help to grow the brains of infants and toddlers. Whether it’s through singing, dancing, cuddling, rocking, talking, smelling, or tasting, you can encourage the pathways of their brains to make new connections. Learning Objective – Developing positive emotional stimulation.Think of all the different places that are good for watching. When babies can watch things move, they are happy. A front-loading washing machine or dryer is fun for babies to watch.

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Color Songs!

These games will help to grow the brains of infants and toddlers. Whether it’s through singing, dancing, cuddling, rocking, talking, smelling, or tasting, you can encourage the pathways of their brains to make new connections.

Learning Objective – Developing motor skills
Color Songs
The children should be sitting in front of you in a circle. Give each child a piece of drawing paper. Have an array of crayons next to you so that all the children can see the colors. Sing a song to your children that has a color word in the lyrics. Here are some suggestions.
“Skip to My Lou”
“Yellow Bird”
“Red Red Robin”
“Miss Mary Mack”
“Jennie Jenkins”

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From the Blogosphere: Miss Jackie Silberg’s Inspirations

Sound Awareness and Creative Thinking

These games will help to grow the brains of infants and toddlers. Whether it’s through
singing, dancing, cuddling, rocking, talking, smelling, or tasting, you can
encourage the pathways of their brains to make new connections.

Learning Objective- Awareness of Sound
This game is like a scavenger hunt. Talk about all the different kinds of sounds you can listen to and try to find examples of these sounds.

Crunchy, funny, terrible, scary, scratchy, buzzing, humming, a sound that starts and stops, and metal sounds.

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