Kindergarten

Bubbles

I use the term: “bubbles” to describe when students use personal space. We pretend to turn on our bubbles around our bodies by snapping above our heads. When I play music or sing, students may move around the room with …

Voices – Resources

Songs / Chants that use at least 2 different types of voices Al pavo pavito Allison’s Camel Baby Bumblebee Balonku ada lima Betty Botter Boom Chicka Boom Cat’s Got the Measles Charlie Over the Ocean Chickamy Chickamy Craney Crow Cobbler …

Dreidel Song

Lyrics 1. I had a little dreidel, I made it out of clay And when it’s dry and ready, then dreidel I shall play. Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of clay. Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, then dreidel …

Celebrations

  For Pre-K / Kindergarten, I have taught a few lessons on Celebrations, since they often include music and other recognizable sounds. Ideas: We discuss what “celebration” means. “Special occasion” and “Holiday” are other words we use. Ask students to …

Winter Sing Along

The last day before winter break is a whole-school assembly where each grade level sings a song – and everyone else can sing along. The 4th and 5th grade Chorus stands up front, sings 2 songs and then helps to …

Five Fat Turkeys

Lyrics Five fat turkeys are we We slept all night in a tree When the cook came around, we couldn’t be found And that’s why we’re here you see! See also songs with half notes songs about turkeys counting songs …

Five Little Pumpkins

Five little pumpkins  Sitting on a gate The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late!” The second one said, “Let’s dance, let’s prance, The third one said, “Now is our chance!” The fourth one said, “Let’s run, run run!” …

Going Over the Sea

Lyrics – Going Over the Sea (Canadian folk song) When I was one I ate a bun, Going over the sea. I jumped aboard the sailorman’s ship, The sailorman said to me: “Going over, going under, Stand at attention like …

My Father is a Garbage Man

Lyrics 1. My father is a garbage man, a garbage man, a garbage man, My father is a garbage man, And it goes something like this: “PEE-U!” (spoken with an exaggerated singing voice) 2. My mother is a baker…and it …

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