There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe Nursery Rhyme Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
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This rhyme is useful to introduce the topic of shoes: why we wear them, how different shoes are tailored for different activites, and it can help when teaching children how to put their shoes independently.
Review the nursery rhyme video at YouTube and select the printable activities.
|Activity > Present the nursery rhyme
Note: Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
Activity > Health > Discuss Shoes > Why do we wear shoes? Discuss
Shoes protect our feet from injury and diseases. Shoes also help us keep good posture and that is important for good health. Certain shoewear is specific to a profession or activity.
Demonstrate different shoes and their use in a particular activity. Show different types on a shoe website to browse shoes for different occasions, and professions.
Activity > Numbers > Matching, Sorting, Sizing Shoes
This activity is obviously easier to do at home and we can ensure the shoes are fairly clean, and wash hands after completing the activity.
Activity > Match the Shoe to the Activity
Print your choice of color or black & white version of this activity page.
Activity > Consonant Digraph /Sh/ > Sh is for Shoe
Advanced Kindergarten - 1st Grade: Present consonant digraph Sh using the activity worksheet, companion mini-book. Read suggestions for using and presenting these materials.
Related lesson plan > Fairy Tale > The Elves and the Shoemaker
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Consonant Digraph Sh Shoes activities