Jack watches and imitates a classmate making motions during a song. He has the opportunity to play a game with a friend and to work on motor skills throughout the song. Watch how the teacher encourages and facilitates the interaction between these peers (running time: 1 min. 21 sec.).
This video shows a preschool teacher in a classroom encouraging a typically developing girl to sing and model hand movements for a boy with multiple disabilities.
Can you show him how to wash his hands? [singing] Wash, wash, wash your hands. Rub your hands together. Oh no. Let him try it. Let’s see if he does it. You show it to him, ok?
[singing] Wash, wash, wash your hands. Wash your hands together. Wash, wash, wash your hands. Wash your hands together. Oh he’s clapping
[singing] Clap, clap, clap your hands. Clap your hands together. Clap, clap, clap your hands. Clap your hands together. Yay!
Wave your hands. You wanna do that? That’s what Jack’s doing. Up and down. Up and down. Up and down. Here you want to do this. Up and down. Up and down. Up and down.