This simple but beautiful rhyming poem about shells can be enacted with hands and fingers, chanted, clapped, tapped, set to music, and added to with additional verses. The notes provide warm-up suggestions, verse-by-verse action suggestions, and follow-on ideas. Here I am reading it, after a warm-up at the (pretend) seaside:
The verses describe different characteristics of shells, and captures their magical, fascinating quality when shining under the water. The resource supports literacy, poetry, rhyme, self-development and confidence, drama, music, mental well-being, creativity and more, also teaching about shells and sea life generally.