Little Miss Muffet Nursery Rhyme 
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Little Miss Muffet

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Ages 2 years to 6 years:

Activity > Learn about spiders
Visit this lesson plan to introduce e basic information about spiders and include other educational activities.

Activity > Nursery Rhyme and Music
Note:  Children under 2 will benefit greatly from singing, using puppets, stuffed animals, and/or finger plays with nursery rhymes.
  • Print, read and/or sing the rhyme using the color version poster of the rhyme.  Encourage child to repeat or sing by reading by sections.
  • Music > Here is a link with text and music.
  • Run your fingers under the text as you read or sing the rhyme.
  • You may want to use the color version or black & white version to place on a felt board or any place comfortable the child can view.
  • Start a dialogue about what happened to Miss Muffet:

    1.  What scared her?

    2.  Discuss words the children may be unfamiliar with and you may also show children sour cream to demonstrate: 
    Helpful definitions:
    tuffet - a low seat or stool

    curds - solid part of sour milk:  the solid substance formed when milk coagulates, used to make cheese

    whey - watery part of curdled milk:  the watery liquid that separates from the solid part of milk when it turns sour or when enzymes are added in cheese making.
    3.  Count how many legs the spider has.

Activity > Nursery Rhyme Coloring Pages 2 to 3 years old:

  • Print the black and white version of the rhyme (2 pages).
  • Child can decorate, color or paint
  • Provide a number of other safe materials to decorate the page.  Place their work in a place of honor.

Activity > Alphabet Activities:  Letter S is for Spider
Visit the link to include letter S alphabet practice and printable materials.

Activity > Spider theme Craft

Spider Mini Windsock Craft:
This is a very easy craft to practice numbers 1 to 8, scissor cutting practice.

Little Miss Muffet
Nursery Rhyme:
Color poster

Coloring pages:
Version 1:
with text
no text
Version 2:
with text

no text

External Resource:
Little Miss Muffet Poster (PDF format)

Spider Windsock Craft

Spider coloring pages

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