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Five Little Speckled Frogs/Fingerplay song

Here is another fun song to sing with your child.

Five Little Speckled Frogs

Five Little Speckled Frogs (Hold five fingers (frogs) on top of your
other arm (log)
Sat on a speckled log
Eating the most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!
One jumped into the pool (jump a finger off the log into the pool)
Where it was nice and cool
Now there are Four green speckled frogs (Hold up four fingers)

Four Little Speckled Frogs
Sat on a speckled log
Eating the most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!
One jumped into the pool
Where it was nice and cool
Now there are Three green speckled frogs

Three little speckled frogs
Sat on a speckled log
Eating the most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!
One jumped into the pool
Where it was nice and cool
Now there are Two green speckled frogs

Two little speckled frogs
Sat on a speckled log
Eating the most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!
One jumped into the pool
Where it was nice and cool
Now there is one green speckled frog

One little speckled frog
Sat on a speckled log
Eating the most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!
It jumped into the pool
Where it was nice and cool
Now there is no more speckled frogs

Benefits: It teaches words, numbers, animals, rhythm and rhymes.

This song is great for all ages.

I hope you and your child enjoy this fun song!

Round and Round the Garden

Singing is so important for children. It helps enrich your child’s language development, gives them comfort, and connects you both together.  Songs can teach your child of new things such as animals, and numbers. Even as babies they love the rhymes and rhythm.

Here is a fun song to sign with your child, babies especially love this song.

Round and Round the Garden

Round and round the garden (draw circle on child’s tummy)

Goes the teddy bear.

One step, two steps… (walk your fingers up his chest or arm)

Tickle him under there! (tickle under his chin or under the arm)

Benefits: Shape, connects you with your child, rhymes, rhythms, and language development

This song is great for all ages

Five Little Monkeys

Singing is so important for children. It helps enrich your child’s language development.  Songs can teach your child of new things such as animals, and numbers. Even as babies they love the rhymes and rhythm. Plus, they are a good way to get your kids up and moving.

Here is a fun song I like to sing with my son.

Five Little Monkeys

Five little monkey’s swinging in the tree
teasing Mr. Alligator can’t catch me
along came Mr. Alligator quiet as can be
and snapped that monkey out that tree

Four little monkey’s swinging in the tree
teasing Mr. Alligator can’t catch me
along came Mr. Alligator quiet as can be
and snapped that monkey out that tree

Three little monkey’s swinging in the tree
teasing Mr. Alligator can’t catch me
along came Mr. Alligator quiet as can be
and snapped that monkey out that tree

Two little monkey’s swinging in the tree
teasing Mr. Alligator can’t catch me
along came Mr. Alligator quiet as can be
and snapped that monkey out that tree

One little monkey’s swinging in the tree
teasing Mr. Alligator can’t catch me
along came Mr. Alligator quiet as can be
and snapped that monkey out that tree

No more monkey’s swinging in the tree!

Author: Unknown

This song is great with hand motions as well. Make one hand with all 5 fingers be your monkeys. Your other hand is Mr. Alligator who snaps the monkey right out of the tree. Even better, you can get super creative and make felt puppets to use to sing along. My son and I sing it as .. “and chomp” for the last line. It’s how I was taught and it stuck. Your version doesn’t need to be perfect, either. Whatever works best for your home.

Benefits: It teaches words, numbers, animals, rhythm and rhymes.

This song is great for all ages.

I hope you and your child enjoy this fun song!