Twinkle, Little Star Nursery Rhyme | Star Craft
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
| Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
and Star Light Star Bright are probably two of the most known and loved nursery
Activity 1 > Music: Twinkle, Twinkle, a Little bit of Mozart
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star's music was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the great composer and child prodigy. Select a musical instrument here, and then select to 'listen' and it will play Twinkle, Twinkle as one of the selections.
Activity 2 > Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Nursery Rhyme or Star Bright, Star Light
Sing the nursery rhyme posters of your choice. Make sure child understands the meaning of all the words. Identify colors in the picture.
Here are music videos @ YouTube to sing-along with:
Tell the children they will make a Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Have the children hold their finished star as they sing your choice of nursery rhyme.
Note: If presenting this activity for a Christmas theme, present the significance of the star as it relates to the holiday.
In this activity children will have fun practicing shapes: circle, triangle, crescent, oval
Activity 3 > Craft 2 > Easy Star Craft (6 piece)
Outer space and sky theme: Discuss what is a star and that we live in one of the planets, Earth.
Nursery Rhyme coloring pages:
Children can enjoy having the nursery rhyme read again during the week or at bedtime after a coloring activity. The coloring page are available with text or no text in the materials column.
Christmas Holiday > Epiphany | Three Kings Day
These two nursery rhymes and the star theme craft (The Star of Bethlehem) are appropriate to commemorate the feast of Epiphany on January 6 > Twelfth Day > Relating to the Magi | Three Wise Men follow a Star to visit Baby Jesus (Matthew 2:1-12).
Include a Bible reading and discussion related to a star as it is represented during Christmas festivities. Use Bible theme coloring pages for display, found in the materials column.
Bible alphabet > W is for Wise Men > Three Wise Men follow a star to visit Baby Jesus
Starfish > Adapt this craft for use as a starfish, and decorate accordingly and paste to light blue paper for an "under the sea" theme.