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Directions 1. Gather children in a circle and introduce the colors of the rainbow. 2. Have each child pick an object (see materials) and label its color. 3. Sing the song and have each child fill in the color and name of his/her object. Adaptations Identify colors of clothing that the children are wearing. Ask each child to bring in his/her favorite colored object for next time.

Colors of the Rainbow: Recognizing Colors Everywhere Grace Wines, MT Student Shenandoah University Winchester, Virginia Description Color recognition is a building block in children's cognitive development. The purpose of this song intervention is to engage children in learning about colors and attributing them to objects. Goals to learn the names of basic colors to identify similarities and dierences Behavior Observation The child will: name colors label the colors of various objects

Colors of the Rainbow Recorded 2016 by Grace Wines

About the Author Grace Wines is a sophomore music therapy student at Shenandoah University. She is a member of the Shenandoah University Music Therapy Association and plays in the pit for the NW Works Adult Chimers Group. Contact: gwines14@su.edu

Materials Image of a rainbow Dierent colored objects (e.g., apple, basketball, sun, pet frog, sky, grapes).

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imagine 2016  

In this issue, over 70 authors from 12 countries share their dedication and passion for early childhood music therapy with imagine readers....

imagine 2016  

In this issue, over 70 authors from 12 countries share their dedication and passion for early childhood music therapy with imagine readers....