This Hickory Dickory Dock Game combines a fun nursery rhyme activity with telling time game to make learning fun. Kindergarten and first grade students will love hickory dickory clock game where they will make a fun paper plate clock and spin to tell the time with a fidget spinner. Use this hickory dickory dock time game with a nursery rhyme theme or just as a hands-on clock game to make learning fun!
Hickory dickory dock game
Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock… A popular nursery rhyme for children and a perfect opportunity to incorporate learning about time! Make a clock craft from a paper plate and fidget spinner for an EASY hickory dickory dock clock game. THis clock activity for kindergarten makes it fun for preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students to practice telling time while having fun. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler you will love this hickory dickory activities to add to your math center. This fold the flap to see the clock time to the minutes made it a simple telling time activities for kindergarten that my students could easily understand!
Hickory dickory clock game
To make this paper plate clock you will need:
- 2x paper plates
- Clock arms cut from craft foam or cardboard
- Fidget Spinner
Hickory dickory dock time game
- Plate One – mark your one plate as a 12 hour clock writing numbers 1-12 clockwise around the plate. (For young children only make the 12 hour clock.)
- Plate Two – the other plate must be marked with the digital clock numbers. Cut the 12 hour clock as shown above so that the flaps can be lifted to see the corresponding digital clock numbers counting by 5s. Again going clockwise around the clock from 5-60.
- Glue the two plates together and make a mark in the middle of the top plate to the place the spinner.
- Add the “clock arms” to the spinner and place in the middle of the plate.
Hickory dickory dock clock game
Spin the spinner to see what time you have to add to the rhyme
For instance, the above time is 8 o’clock, so change the 1 o’clock in the rhyme with 8 o’clock:
“Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock, the clock struck 8, the mouse ran down, Hickory Dickory Dock.” Even though it does not rhyme like the original 1 o’clock, it does not matter much since the objective with this activity is to learn to read a clock.
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Your older kids can use the digit clock at the back for extension time-related learning activities in the place of using the nursery rhyme. For instance, let them write down the digital version of the time the spinner lands on.
Clock activity for kindergarten
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