Summer is Coming

Lyrics 1. No more frosts and no more snows, No chilblains* on one’s toes. No more red ends to one’s nose, For summer is coming! 2. How I love you, muddy lane, How I love you, dirt and rain! Oh, …

Old Bald Eagle

Lyrics 1. Old bald eagle sail around, daylight is gone. Old bald eagle sail around, daylight is gone. 2. Two bald eagles… 3. Three bald eagles… 4. Four bald eagles… Game Formation: Students stand in a circle. One student (“It”) …

Practice Writing Notes

I like to give the students opportunities to practice drawing notes on the staff. Writing on the Staff Lucy Locket Scotland’s Burning Writing Rhythms Available on this post    See also Coloring notes Melody resources

Steps, Skips and Repeats

Songs with Lesson Ideas for Melody: Steps, Skips & Repeats Betty Botter Bought Me a Cat Kangaroo See also melody resources

Jack Be Nimble

Lyrics Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over the candlestick. See also nursery rhymes chants songs / chants in 6/8 songs with duple & triple versions meter resources songs with the major scale songs with Boomwhacker lesson ideas …

The Connecticut Peddler

Lyrics Refrain I’m a peddler, I’m a peddler, I’m a peddler from Connecticut, I’m a peddler, I’m a peddler, And don’t you want to buy? Many goods have I in store, So listen while I name them o’er, So many …

Crows in the Garden

Lyrics Crows in the garden pulling up corn, Crows in the garden pulling up corn, Catch ’em, catch ’em, string ’em up and stretch ’em. Plague upon the whole consarn. Garden asleep in the shade of the barn, Garden asleep …

Algerian Folk Songs

Song Plouf tizen tizen See also songs from Africa national anthems world regions

Plouf tizen tizen

Lyrics  (Kabyle) Plouf tizen tizen Sammaniyi maouzen Tismin tis am mamin’ Sardin’ a kaoukaou Sardin’ a kaoukaou. Translation Plouf tizen tizen (no translation) They told me I was ugly It’s because they are jealous Sardines and peanuts Sardines and peanuts …

Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer

Lyrics Two little men in a flying saucer Flew round the world one day. They looked to the left and right a bit, And couldn’t bear the sight of it, And then they flew away. Motions Line 1 – Hands …

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