Activity

Jump Rope The Days of the Week!

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What You Need:

  • Jump rope
  • Optional: Print-out of rhymes (below)

What You Do:

  • If you are the jump rope-turner, sing the rhymes aloud for your child.
  • If she is jumping by herself, sing the rhyme for her until she knows it by heart and can do it on her own.
  • Write out the rhymes and ask her to read the words she knows, then read the rhyme to her.

One that teaches days of the week and matches them to their initial letters and to movement:

M for Monday, turn around, T for Tuesday, touch the ground, W for Wednesday, jump so high, T for Thursday, touch the sky, F for Friday, say hooray! S for Saturday, time to play, S for Sunday, clap your hands, It’s time to start all over again!

 

One that teaches days of the week…and fun foods to go with each one:

Monday, mango, start the week. Tuesday, tunafish, what a treat. Wednesday, watermelon,  red and cool, Thursday, turkey, that’s the rule, Friday, fresh bread, eat it hot, Saturday, slurpees, thanks a lot, Sunday, spaghetti, sun or rain, Then start the week all over again!

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