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Hand Tracing

Listen to "I Believe in You", practice tracing and counting fingers

Month 6 · Activity 18 ·   Art  

Instructions

  • Listen to song "I Believe In You" by Divo and Celine Dion
  • Place child’s hand on green paper
  • Help child trace around one hand with fingers spread using a black crayon
  • Together, write the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 above the traced fingers
  • Let child trace around the adult’s hand and again write the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 above the traced fingers

Simplify

Let child point to each number as you request: Please point to the numeral 3, point to the numeral 5, etc.  Ask child how many fingers are on one hand, do both hands have the same number of fingers, etc.  Ask child to hold up how many fingers for how old they are right now.

Materials

  • green paper
  • black crayon
  • song "I Believe In You" by Divo and Celine Dion from album IL Divo/Ancora
  • Math & Science Skills
  • Motor Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills