Elephants – Toddlers

Introduction Hello Everybody, Yes Indeed
Fun Opening I Went to Visit the Zoo One Day
I went to visit the zoo one day
Saw an elephant along the way!
And what do you think I heard him say?
[elephant noise]
Source: Abby the Librarian
Book I Dream of an Elephant by Ami Rubinger
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Nursery Rhyme I Asked My Mother
I asked my mother for fifty cents,
To see the elephant jump the fence,
He jumped so high,
He reached the sky,
And didn’t come back till the Fourth of July!
Book That’s Not My Elephant by Fiona Watt
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ASL Elephant
Action Rhyme This is the Way
This is the way I stomp my feet,
Stomp my feet, stomp my feet.
This is the way I stomp my feet,
Cause I’m an elephant!
Other actions can include: Wave trunk, shake tail, etc.
Action Rhyme The Elephant Hokey-Pokey
You put your trunk in,
You put your trunk out,
You put your trunk in,
And you shake it all about.
You stomp around on your big feet
And turn yourself around,
That’s what it’s all about.Right ear in…
Left ear in…
Tail in…
Tusks in…
Whole self in..
Source:Falling Flannelboards
Dance Song Wag Your Tail by Super Simple Learning
Dance Song No More Monkeys by Asheba
I busted out the parachute and threw some balls on it. The kids tried to keep the balls on the parachute.
Cool Down ABCs, Count to 10
Goodbye Song Say Goodbye

Craft: Here is the template for the elephant.

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