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Ten Red Apples
Jackie Silberg

 

Jackie Silberg presents this fingerplay for preschoolers, along with other fun preschool activities in
300 Three Minute Games: Quick and Easy Activities for 2-5 Year Olds

Say the following poem and do the actions:

Ten red apples growing on a tree.
Hold arms up in the air like branches.

Five for you and five for me.
Shake one hand and then the other.

I will shake the tree just so,
Shake body.

And let the apples fall below.
Move fingers downward through the air.

One, two, three, four, five,
Count fingers on one hand.

Six, seven, eight, nine, ten.
Count fingers on the other hand.

 

This activity (excerpt) is taken from:
300 Three Minute Games:
Quick and Easy Activities for 2-5 Year Olds

by Jackie Silberg
Page 100. ISBN: 0876591829
© 1997. Gryphon House, Inc.