Objectives may include short-term recall; increasing speech fluency and/or tonal variance; working on vocabulary, specific sounds, or counting concepts.
Five Little Pumpkins (to the tune of “Five Little Ducklings”)
“Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate/The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late!”/The second one said, “There are witches in the air!”/The third one said, “But we don’t care!”/ The fourth one said “Let’s run and run and run!”/And the fifth one said, “I’m ready for some fun!”/”Ooooo” went the wind and OUT went the light/And the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight.”
Hey Burrito (repeat-after-me style)
“Hey burrito! (Hey burrito!) Hey hey hey burrito! (Hey hey hey burrito!) Mmm, yeah, burrito yeah! (Mmm, yeah, burrito yeah!) Guacamole, cinnamon twist!* (Guacamole, cinnamon twist!)
* OR “Salsa and some nacho chips!” (easier version)
Five Little Monkeys
“Five little monkeys swinging on a tree/Teasing Mr. Alligator “Can’t catch me! Can’t catch me!”/Along comes Mr. Alligator, quiet as can be…/And SNAPS one monkey outta that tree!/Four little monkeys…etc.”