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Recently I did a music workshop with the children's librarians of the King
County Library System in Seattle, Washington. They split into groups and
developed simple fingerplays from the first lines I provided.
Then each group presented its creation.
They were all wonderful!
I put melodies to some of them and thought that this month I'd share one of
my favorites with you.
One Little Dragonfly
One little dragonfly
with four shiny wings
(Hold up one finger, then 4)
Two little dragonflies learning how to sing
(Hold up 2 fingers)
Three little dragonflies zipping up and down
(Hold up 3 fingers, then move
them quickly up and down)
Four little dragonflies resting on the ground
(Hold up 4 fingers, then rest head on hands)
Five little dragonflies going home for lunch
(Hold up 5 fingers, then “fly” fingers away)
Along came a frog and munch, munch, munch!
(Clap hands once on each