Number Two!

The Plan

Books

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Ones and Twos by Marthe and Nell Jocelyn
One, Two, That’s My Shoe! by Alison Murray
Two at the Zoo by Danna Smith
Two Is for Twins by Wendy Cheyette Lewison

Extension Activities

Flannelboard: “Apples and Bananas”
I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas
I like to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas
(Repeat with different vowel sounds)
Credit: Childhood

Fingerplay with Puppets: “Two Little Hoot Owls”
Two little hoot owls,
Sitting on a hill,
One named Jack,
The other named Jill
Fly away, Jack
Fly away, Jill
Credit: Childhood

Rhyme: “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”
One, two, buckle my shoe
Three, four, shut the door
Five, six, pick up sticks
Seven, eight, lay them straight
Nine, ten, a big fat hen!
(Repeat until “Nine, ten, that’s the end!”)
Credit: Childhood

Craft

Worked on page two of our coloring book!

How It Went

Reading “One, Two, That’s My Shoe!” and following up with the action rhyme was a great idea that the kids loved. I specifically chose “Two Is for Twins” since I have a set of twins at daycare and I think they really enjoyed being highlighted at this storytime.

One Comment on “Number Two!”

  1. Amy S.
    February 26, 2013 at 8:00 am #

    I love the song “I’ve Got Two” by David Kisor for this theme. http://shop.childreninc.org/song-ive-got-two-p-33.html has a sample.

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