Macarena Math (“Dr. Jean & Friends” CD)
Count by two’s, five’s, ten’s…
It’s Macarena Math time.
Then you turn around.
(Left arm out palm down.)
(Right arm out palm down.)
(Left palm up.)
(Right palm up.)
(Right hand on left shoulder.)
(Left hand on right shoulder.)
(Right hand on back of head.)
(Left hand on back of head.)
(Right hand on left front hip.)
(Left hand on right front hip.)
(Right hand on back right hip.)
(Left hand on back left hip.)
(Hands on hips and wiggle.)
Practice skip counting by other numbers as you sing and dance.
Make a poster to illustrate the different verses in the song. Use a different color for each verse.
Make a “High Five” book with children’s fingers similar to the one shown. Trace around each child’s hand and let them decorate it. Attach pages with tape to make an accordion book. Number pages 5, 10, 15, 20…etc.
Make a “Piggie Book” by tracing around children’s feet. Practice counting by ten’s with this book.