Toddler Sees Mr. Sunrise

Toddler-sees-Mr.-Sunrise

Domain Association: Emotional

Age Groups: , , ,

You will need:

  • A nice view of the sunrise
  • Words to Mr.Golden Sun

Directions

  1. Find a peaceful place to watch the sunrise with your toddler.
  2. Introduce the activity by explaining to your toddler that the sun is going to come out and make it bright and hot outside.
  3. Familiarize your toddler with the song by singing the first part of Mister Golden Sun.
  4. The second time encourage your toddler to sing the word “sun” by waiting before you say it.
  5. as you repeat the song encourage your toddler to sing a phrase for example, “Oh Mister Sun, Sun.
  6. The more you sing the song with your toddler, the more they will enjoy singing more of the song.

Mister Golden Sun

Oh Mister Sun Sun                                                                                                                                                                               Mister Golden Sun                                                                                                                                                                                Please shine down on me

Oh Mister Sun, Sun,
Mister Golden Sun,
Hiding behind a tree…

These little children
Are asking you
To please come out
So we can play with you

Oh Mister Sun, Sun,
Mister Golden Sun,
Please shine down on me

Oh Mister Sun, Sun,
Mister Golden Sun,
Please shine down on…
Please shine down on…
Please shine down on me

Nurture

  • If you support your toddler waking up in the morning
  • Your toddler will feel loved

Explore

  • If you say to your toddler in the morning “Look the sun is out, let’s sing Mr. Golden Sun”
  • Your toddler will develop an understanding of the time of day
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