For us, this summer has been a time for learning and trying out new rhythms. This has been a little bit stressful because I’m not sure what we’re doing. I think this is probably normal for a family with very young children. Things change so quickly in this stage of life. One nice thing I have to share with my children is our circle time. Honestly, at this point it doesn’t happen at a set time everyday, but when we sit down and go through it together, just having that micro-rhythm brings ease and comfort to the day.
I chose some rhymes, finger plays, a couple of songs, and one chant that encourages movement (because that’s what children do!).
Our Summer Circle:
Poem: We Have a Little Garden by Beatrix Potter