Help children love learning by incorporating this colorful and engaging book into circle time, perfect for learning sign language and colors. The resource is carefully constructed by a board certified music therapist to give children success with singing the name of each color at the end of the phrases.
The book is a great accompaniment for learning sign language, especially if the book is bound at the bottom to make turning pages quick, easy and almost hands free as it will sit nicely in your lap. The following signs/motions are included: my, color, book, sun, yellow, pumpkin, orange, sky, clouds, white, plum, purple, apple, red, leaping, frog, green, ocean, blue, acorn, brown, rolling, tire, black, everywhere, in, out, eyes, and look/stare.
Click below for a YouTube video demonstrating sign language needed for this book.
The layout of the pages is intentionally kept clean and simple, to draw attention to the objects representing each color. Simple but realistic looking clipart illustrates each page. A notated lead sheet included in the file is perfect for printing on the back of the book so that you will have clear access to it as you are singing the book to children.
For an extra literacy connection, have children point to each object on the “see them everywhere” page so that they develop left to right directionality and the return sweep to the second line. The pictures could also be labelled as follows: “purple grape, red heart, yellow banana, green tree, black and white zebra, orange fish, white snowman and brown teddy beat.” Using the resource in this way helps kids who are just starting to develop 2-3 word phrases.
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