Activity for a group of children
Age group: 30-40 months
Duration of activity: 15 minutes
Try this "Monkey see, monkey do" activity the next time you have a bunch of young, restless children to entertain.
- Have children form a circle. Ask one child to stand in the center as the leader, Punchinello.
- The children in the circle sing the following song:What can you do, Punchinello, funny fellow, funny fellow?
What can you do, Punchinello, funny fellow, funny you?
- The child in the center makes a movement. All the others imitate him while they sing:We can do it too Punchinello, funny fellow, funny fellow.
We can do it too, funny fellow, funny you.
- The child in the middle picks a new Punchinello. Continue until everyone has had a turn.