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Fun with Fingers! Activities, Apps, & Tools for Teaching Kids

Fun with Fingers! Activities, Apps, & Tools for Teaching Kids



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    • Bit.ly/ELTLINKs Finger Fun! Learning Activities & Ideas with Fingers ShellyTerrell.com
    • “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” ~ Fred Rogers Finger Puppets by Bart, Flickr
    • hand action or movement combined with singing or spoken-words to engage ~ Wikipedia What is finger play?
    • Use finger plays to… Llama Finger Puppet by Ryan Hyde, Flickr Teach grammar Manage the class Support a story Teach vocabulary Transition to the next task
    • Famous Finger Games Thumb War by Nate Swart, Flickr Finger soccer Thumb war 1,2,3 shoot Rock, paper, scissors
    • Shadow Puppets! Blifaloo.com/shadow-puppets
    • Famous Fingerplays http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy0KyiJJDyY Where is Thumbkin? Itsy, Bitsy Spider 5 Little Monkeys Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
    • Let’s make characters! My Grandma’s Finger Puppets by Nat Tung, Flickr Playdough Paper Draw them Felt Material
    • Billybear4kids.com/FingerPuppets
    • Enchantedlearning.com
    • Teachingvillage.org/2010/06/09/digital-digits-creative-ideas-for-finger-plays-by-shelly-sanchez-terrell/ Draw them • Use washable markers & crayons • Pick a friend & draw on your friend’s fingers
    • Cool Finger Faces Free IOS App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cool-finger-faces/id492606918?mt=8
    • Draw & color them
    • Teachingvillage.org/2010/06/09/digital-digits-creative-ideas-for-finger- plays-by-shelly-sanchez-terrell/ Animate with Blabberize
    • Spanish Storytime by Pioneer Library System, Flickr Demonstrate the gestures
    • Put them in a Wiki Englishstorytime.pbworks.com/FingerPlays Video examples Gestures Lyrics
    • Youtube.com/user/blueskygokids Introduce with a video
    • Learn by video with Cullen! http://cullensabcs.com
    • Cullen’s Fingerplay Free Videos IOS Apps http://cullensabcs.com/iphone-apps/
    • Character Sets for Story Time • Kids have a set of characters & objects • Ask kids a question • They choose the character to put on the glove http://youtu.be/weBVrb0SB5E
    • Underwater  Scene  Feltboard  by  bengarrison,  Flickr,  CC  2.0   Follow-up with a felt board
    • Tara and finger puppet theatre by Dimitrij Mlekuz, Flickr Throw a show
    • Fingerplay Script by ESLDramaGames.com
    • Dino Finger Puppets 05 by Lansing Library, Flickr Set the stage
    • Cool Apps
    • Finger Paint with Sound Free IOS/Android App
    • Finger Measure Free IOS/Android App
    • Horror Faces Free IOS App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/horror-fingers-create-horror/id580288996?mt=8 Create horror faces with your fingers
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    • ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/ELTLINKs Pear.ly/ckcPj