Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Age: Toddler, Preschool

Equipment: None

Space requirements: On-the-spot

Activity description:

  • Sing these lyrics and have children touch the identified body parts when they are mentioned.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,

Knees and toes, knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes,

Eyes, ears, mouth, and nose.

  • Repeat the song but slightly faster.

Skill development:

  • Physical skills: arm movement; leg movement; bending; reaching; coordination; patterns; rhythm
  • Non-physical skills: listening and following instructions; vocabulary development; body part identification
Posted in 18 months-2.5 years (Toddler), 2.5-4 years (Preschool), E-L, No equipment required, On-the-spot

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