Our circle time lately has been about a caterpillar creeping and crawling on "leaves and stems and old stone walls" who then after eating and eating, spins a "little house that has no door". The children pretend to sleep and while their eyes are closed, I put a silk around their shoulders, tucking the ends into their hands to be "wings". And then they "waken as a butterfly" and we fly around the nursery.
Because we have a group with a number of older children, we've been practicing a fairly challenging clapping game called "Bim Bum". They don't have it down quite yet, but hopefully with practice, they'll get it soon. Hand claps and rhymes are wonderful exercises for the developing brain as they combine rhythm, hand coordination, singing and memorization all at the same time.