Music movement songs and fingerplays, such as Five Little Bunnies help children learn language by increasing vocabulary, learning the sounds of words and hearing the rhythm of language. Children can also gain large and small motor skills by performing movements required. Memory and social skills are also learned by participating in fingerplays, songs and rhymes. In this particular fingerplay/song, children can also learn counting and quantity, along with "take away" as the music movement asks, "how many are left?"
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