One very fun nursery rhyme is the one about the, “Itsy Bitsy Spider,” which focuses on a spider climbing up a spout and then getting washed-down by the rain.
At Sunshine and Rainbows Learning Center in Joliet, Illinois the students have loved reading and singing about the Itsy Bitsy Spider doing their water-play activity that you can build and do too!
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How to Do the Itsy Bitsy Spider Water-Play Activity
You need a piece of gutter (to be the water spout), some pitchers of water, a few toy spiders, and a long shallow container that can hold the water that will be poured.
Put the toy spiders on the water spout.
Sing the song about the Itsy Bitsy Spider and pour the water to wash away the spiders into the container!
How to Sing the song about the, “Itsy Bitsy Spider”
When doing the water-play activity about the Itsy Bitsy Spider you can sing the famous nursery rhyme which has the lyrics below:
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Itsy bitsy spider went up the waterspout.
Down came the rain
and washed the spider out.
Out came the sunshine
and dried up all the rain
and itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again.
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