I have my kids use Jack Hartmann's stuff -- available on CD
or on YouTube -- during the day. Among my favorites (and
* Writing the letters in the air to a song, both uppercase
and lowercase. (The videos are great for this.)
* Cowboy Dance - great transition.
* Count to 100, by 1's, 5's, 10's -- Jack has different
ones. These not only get them moving, the repeated
counting keeps that steady in their brain. When it came
time to assess counting by 5's and 10's, most of my kids
*sang* me the song.
* Tooty Ta -- Jack has different versions. It's FUN!
In my classroom, he is known as "Mr. Jack".