This is great in an elementary school classroom.  A visual aid is very helpful with this, there’s one already made in room 300 complete with colored cardboard animals, it gives the group something to focus on.

Objective: Increasing communication/language skills.

  1. MTS will play the guitar and lead the group in singing the song
  2. MTS will have the group members then pick out animals to sing in the song
  3. MTS will offer colored animals to choose from and ask a client to identify the animal that was chosen
  4. Students will pick out the animal and place it on the board
  5. MTS will praise the clients for placing the animal on the board and sing the song with the animal that was chosen
  6. MTS will thank the group for singing along with her