Big Big Tree is a motor sequencing song written by board certified music therapist Marie Miller. The song targets gross and fine motor skills, motor imitation, bilateral coordination, and expressive and receptive language. "Big Big Tree" features five high quality printable visuals which accompany the song to enhance learning and engagement.
Recommended developmental age: 3-8
"Big Big Tree" is a song about creatures who live in a big tree in the forest. The song uses a combination of patterned motor movements and sign language to enhance learning and target motor skills. The catchy and repetative chorus targets comprehension of prepositions "up" and "down" and provides many oportunities for successful participation.
This intervention is part of our "Whole Body Learning" program which combines music, visuals and movement to engage and activate young brains to enhance learning.
Please note: The package is meant for use as a guide on how to implement the activity. The accompanying video is an instructional video for the facilitator. This song is not accompanied by an instrument and utilizes patting legs and singing for beat and melody.
Included in this package:
1. Five high quality printable visuals
2. Instructional video
3. Lyric sheet
We hope you enjoy using this intervention with the children you work with!
If you are interested in a video for kids, check out Sing, Move, Shine! This music enrichment video series is created for kids and features this song (along with many others!).
Big Big Tree
The file is downloaded as a compressed zip. The zip contains images (jpeg), PDF documents, and an Mp4 video file.