Emotion Action Song If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands. If you’re mad and you know it, cross your arms. If you’re frustrated and you know it, stomp your feet. If you’re excited and you know it, jump up and down. If you’re sad and you know it, make a frown. If you’re scared and you know it, hide your face. Source: www.notimeforflashcards.com
Red Light and Green Light
Happy and Sad Draw a happy face on one side of the plate and a sad face on the plate. Give examples and the kids hold up their plates to tell me if they are happy or sad.
Stretching and Counting” Touch the floor and count to four 1-2-3-4 Stretch up high and count to five 1-2-3-4-5 Now let’s sit and count to six 1-2-3-4-5-6 Source: Lady Librarian’s Literacy, Lifestyle, and Lookbook Log
Boo Boo One, two I’ve got a boo-boo Three, four, oh, it’s sore! Five, six, blow it a kiss Seven, eight, put the bandage on straight Nine, ten now it’s better again! Source: King County Library System
I handed out Band-Aids and the kids were able to put on it on their boo-boos.
This 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 the second time with ASL.
Clap Your Hands Clap, clap, clap your hands Clap your hands with me. Clap your hands let me see Clap your hands with me.
Beep, beep, beep your nose. Touch, touch, touch your shoulders. Tap, tap, tap your knees. Shake, shake, shake your feet. Source: Found this on another librarian’s site years ago.
I Have Feelings Tune: Frere Jacques I have feelings; I have feelings. Look at me, and you’ll see. Sometimes I feel _____, Really, really ______. Look at me, and you’ll see. Source: Totally For Twos
CRY, CRY WHEN YOU’RE SAD Tune: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” Cry, cry when you’re sad. Just between me and you. Don’t be afraid to shed a tear. It’s the thing to do. Source: Preschool Express
I’ll Hug You Tune: The Farmer in the Dell I’ll hug you When you’re sad I’ll hug you when you’re glad, I’ll hug you When you’re feeling scared, I’ll hug you When you’re mad. Source: Busy Bees: Fun for Two’s and Three’s