Chapter 5: Finger Plays

    Finger Plays

    Finger plays are valuable activities that help children acquire skills essential to their development and learning.  Finger plays help improve and advance memory and language skills, while also aiding in the development of hand-eye coordination and enhancing gross and fine motor skills.

    • The Complete Book of Rhymes, Songs, Poems, Fingerplays and Chants, by Jackie Silberg and Pam Schiller, 2002.
    • Your Child at Play: One to Two Years, by Marilyn Segal, Ph.D., & Don Adcock, 1985
    • Wee Sing, Nursery Rhymes and Lullabies, by Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp. Price Stern Sloan, publishers. 1985.
    • Wee Sing, Children’s Songs and Fingerplays, by Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp, Price Stern Sloan, publishers. 1979.
    • (Other Wee Sing Books include: Wee Sing and Play, Wee Sing Silly Songs, Wee Sing Around the Campfire.)