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Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

Lyrics (Traditional chant / Nursery rhyme) Peter Peter Pumpkin EaterHad a wife and couldn’t keep her.Put her in a pumpkin shellAnd there he left her very well. See also nursery rhymes call & response songs fall songs Halloween songs Thanksgiving …

Music Room: Orff xylophones

I’ve had Orff training, but even before I was officially certified in Orff, I have always liked using xylophones. I highly recommend taking Orff classes and/or attending Orff workshops. They have such hands-on ideas for getting the students actively involved …

Fooba Wooba John

Lyrics (Folk song) 1. Saw a flea kick a tree, fooba wooba fooba wooba,Saw a flea kick a tree, fooba wooba John.Saw a flea kick a tree in the middle of the sea.Whoa, John, oh John, Fooba wooba John. 2. …

Li’l Liza Jane

Lyrics (Countess Ada De Lachau, 1916) I’ve got a house in BaltimoreLil’ Liza JaneStreet car runs right by my doorLil’ Liza JaneOh Eliza, Lil’ Liza JaneOh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane See also songs with syncopation jazz activities pentatonic songs movement …

Unpitched Percussion Orff Icons

Visuals (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) (1-large2-small) (1-large2-small) (1-large2-small) Other Visuals (Available on song page. Click each image to access.) See also orchestra visuals percussion family Unpitched Percussion Cards – large size (printable …

Invented (Homemade) Instruments

Lesson ideas Lessons preceding this Unit: Orchestra Review & Ethnomusicology Lesson 1 – Explain the Invented Instrument assignment and show pictures. Lesson 2-3 – Students browse books or the internet for ideas, fill out the Instrument Plan Form, and bring in materials …

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