Poems & Rhymes

I Have

I Have
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"I Have" poem encourages recognition of body parts and introduces numbers.

20 minutes
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots

Poems & Rhymes

I have ten tiny fingers
And ten tiny toes.
I have two ears, two eyes,
And a nose.
I have a mouth to open
And tiny teeth to bite.
I have a tongue in my mouth
But I keep it out of sight!

Act It Out
As you read the poem, encourage kids to follow along by pointing to each body part as it is named.
Associated Activity
Have kids create an "I Have" book to illustrate the poem. Start with a copy of the poem. Then, have child draw a picture to accompany each line. Attach poem to illustrations to create a book.

Developmental skills