Bathtime – Preschool

IntroductionPut Your Finger in the Air by Miss Carole
BookWho’s In the Bathroom by Jeanne Willis
FlannelAfter a Bath
After a bath, I try, try, try,
To wipe myself ’till I’m dry, dry, dry.
Hands to wipe, and fingers and toes,
And two wet legs and a shiny nose.
Just think, how much less I’d take,
If I were a dog, and could shake, shake, shake!
Source: The Mailbox
BookUnderwear by Jenn Harney
Action RhymeBubble Bath
Bubbly, bubbly bubble bath (wiggle all ten fingers)
Filled to the top, (raise fingers overhead)
Listen to the bubbly bubbles, (cup hand to ear)
Pop! Pop! Pop! (clap three times)
Source: Family Storytimes: 24 Creative Programs for All Ages
Sorting Activity“Would we use this in the tub?”
Have two boxes, clearly labeled YES and NO. In an opaque bag, have 6-8 items that we would and would not use in the tub (for ex: boot, soap, washcloth, bath sponge, Elmer’s glue, hammer, spatula, rubber duckie).
Group chants “Rub a dub, DUB dub, Rub a dub DUB.” 
Leader asks “Would we use THIS in the tub?”
If the answer is no, ask what the item is and what we would use it for.
Source:MC Flannelfinger
Dance SongThe Bathtub Song by Carole Peterson
Dance SongRow, Row, Row Your Boat by Rob Newhouse
Cool DownAlphabet and Counting to 10
Goodbye SongWiggle Finger by Miss Carole

Craft: We got our initial craft from and modified it.

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