Fish – Toddlers

IntroductionPut Your Little Foot By Miss Carole
BookSwallow the Leader by Danna Smith
Nursery RhymeOnce I Caught a Fish Alive
One, Two, Three, Four, Five,
Once I caught a fish alive,
Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten,
Then I threw him back again.
Why did you let him go?
Because he bit my finger so.
Which finger did he bite?
This little finger on my right.
BookGo Fish! by Tammi Sauer
ASLFish in ASL
Weekly RhymeThis is Big, Big, Big
This is big, big, big.
This is small, small, small.
This is short, short, short.
This is tall, tall, tall.
This is fast, fast, fast.
This is slow, slow, slow.
This is yes, yes, yes.
This is no, no, no.
Source: Melissa Depper, a children’s librarian in the Denver metro area

We do it twice. Once with our traditional hand movements and second time with ASL.
Action RhymeFish (with die-cut fish)
Hold your fish up high
Hold your fish down low
Hold your fish & turn around
Hold your fish up high
Hold your fish down low
Put your fish on the ground.
Source: One Little Librarian
Action RhymeLittle Fish
I’m a little fish watch me go.
I swim fast,
and I swim slow.
When the sharks come out, I dare not play.
I dive down deep and swim away.
source: No Time For Flashcards
Group ActivityColor Goldfish
I printed off a fishbowl sheet. Each kid got a cup of fish and we worked on counting
and colors.
Source: Pocket of Preschool
Dance SongRow, Row, Row Your Boat by Old Town of Folk Music
Cool DownABCs, Count to 15
Goodbye SongSay Goodbye by Miss Carole

Our craft was taken from iHeartCraftyThings.

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