Singing with your child can introduce new vocabulary words, teaches concepts in a fun way and allows your child to hear the individual sounds that make up words more easily (phonological awareness). Singing is also a joyful way to bond with your child. Choose 5 activities to complete the challenge.
When you complete 5 tasks, you will earn 5 points and a badge.
Make music with things you have in the house, like pots and pans, sing and dance to the music you make.
Sing your child's favorite song together. Work on the concept of opposites by singing fast, slow, loud and quiet.
Sing Row, Row, Row Your Boat to make bath time a little more fun!
Have a parade in your home! Put on a favorite song and pretend to play instruments while marching around the house.
Sing The Itsy Bitsy Spider together. Repeat with The Great Big Hairy Spider and make your voice deeper and movements larger!
Sing If You're Happy and You Know It
Clap the beat of a favorite song. Help your child feel the beat in their bodies by tapping the beat on their arms or legs, help them clap along.
Sing The Alphabet song together.
Sing nonsense words to a familiar tune, She bop doobi do, be boom, sha la la, etc.
Pick a book to read that you can also sing.