Ice Cream: Fingerplay

Ice Cream Cone
Words and Actions by CK Emanuel
To the tune of: 1, 2, Buckle My Shoe

One, two, a cone for you.
HOLD UP APPROPRIATE FINGERS AS COUNTS
TOUCH FINGERS TO THUMB AS IF HOLDING A CONE, MOVE AS IF PASSING THE CONE TO A PERSON IN FRONT
Three, four, a few scoops more.
COUNT ON FINGERS;  MAKE ’CONE’ AGAIN, MAKE OTHER HAND DROP SCOOPS OF ’ICE CREAM’ ON TOP
Five, six, take a few licks.
COUNT ON FINGERS;   BRING ‘CONE’ HAND TO MOUTH AS IF LICKING A CONE
Seven, eight, isn’t it great?
COUNT ON FINGERS;  GIVE TWO THUMBS UP
Nine, ten, I’m hungry again!
COUNT ON FINGERS;  RUB BELLY


Participation Age Range: 6 months to 6 years

Skills Utilized/Reinforced: Fine motor, Laterality and Directionality, Knowledge of Opposites

Themes: Counting, Summer, Food, Dessert

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