Museum on the Road – MGOL for Preschools

Mother Goose on the Loose® Session #4 (3/29/17) Facilitator: Summer Rosswog

Hello/Warm-Up Songs & Rhymes:

  • Old Mother Goose
  • Can You Clap with Two Hands
  • Open Them, Shut Them
  • The Wheels on the Bus
  • Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum


The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

Action/Body Rhymes:

  • Pizza, Pizza Hot!
  • ’m a Little Teapot
  • Pat-A-Cake (choose a friend)
  • Dance Your Fingers Up

Stand-Up Activity:

  • Jack Be Nimble (clapping with candlestick; taking turns, using children’s names)
  • We’re Marching to the Drum – adventure version (drum & lion puppet)

Instrument Activities, Set 1:

  • Pass out tambourines.
  • We Shake Our Tambourines Together
  • Things (by Eloise Greenfield)
  • ABC Song


  • Z Is for Moose by Kelly Bingham & Paul O. Zelinsky, or Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run!: An Alphabet Caper by Mike Twohy (We did not have time to read second book and finish under 50 minutes. Otherwise, I would have done one of these.)

Instrument Activities, Set 2:

  • Pass out castanets.
  • Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock,Where Is Cuckoo Bird?
  • “No More Monkeys” cd song by Asheba
  • Jack in the Box


  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (with individual felt stars)

Goodbye Song:

  • With My Little Hands I Go Clap, Clap, Clap


Click below for Summer’s hand-outs listing books and offering creative activities to go along with them.

MOTR Preschool Planning for 45 minutes program