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Singing and finding the right color of clothing game

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  • Using the bag of clothing from Activity 8, make a list of what color each piece of clothing is in the bag - red shirt, green pants, orange shirt, etc. for the adult to use as a guide
  • Sing the following words to the tune of "Mary Had A Little Lamb"

"Debi (name of child) has a red shirt on, red shirt on, red shirt on

Debi has a red shirt on I see her smile today."

  • Let child find the article of clothing in the bag that matches the color in the song.  When correct piece of clothing is found, everyone gives a big smile.
  • Once a color is used, remove that item of clothing from the bag
  • Repeat a verse for each color


Instead of removing the item of clothing after you sing the song and select from the bag, keep the item in the bag.  It helps to reinforce child making a correct color choice from a group of items.


  • bag of clothing from Activity 8
  • piece of paper
  • pen

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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Heart
  • Color - Review
  • Number - Six, 6
  • Alphabet Letters - H, P
  • Senses - Hearing
  • Character Trait - Honesty
  • Target Words - Good-by, Many, Match, Why

Monthly Proverb

If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.

Did You Know?

"Children with below average language skills can make rapid improvements if their parents take simple steps to change the way they interact with them." University of Sydney

Books to Read

"Museum ABC"
Activity 11

"My Very First Book of Shapes"
by Eric Carle (Activity 2)

"Big Red Barn"
by Margaret Wise Brown (Activity 8)

Music Playlist

"Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
by Countdown Kids Album 100 All Time Children’s Favorites (Activity 10)

"Salve Regina - Antiphona (tonus monasticus) in Honorem Beatae Mariae Virginias"
Album Salve Regina Gregorian Chant by Benedictine Monks of the Abby of Saint-Maurice & Saint-Maur, Clervaux (Activity 21)

"You’ll Be In My Heart"
by Phil Collins Album Tarzan (Movie Soundtrack) (Activity 18)

Monthly Materials List

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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs

Up Down Turn Around

(Activity 14 Month 8)

Up, down

Turn around.

Touch the sky,

And touch the ground.

Jiggle tummy,

Blink your eyes, 

Blow a kiss, 

And say “good-bye “

I Need To Be Honest

(Activity 13 Month 8)

I need to be honest

  My mom and dad say

And telling the truth

  Is just one way!


Why be honest

I ask mom and dad.

You will feel your best

When the truth is always said.