Pre-K

The Raindrops Song

Lyrics Hark! How the little raindrops Pitter patter down the pane Pitter patter, pitter patter, pitter patter goes the rain. (School Boy:) Oh you tiresome little rain drops, How I wish you’d go away! You will keep me in the …

Thumbkin Says “I’ll Dance”

Lyrics 1. Thumbkin says, “I’ll dance.” Thumbkin says, “I’ll sing.” Dance and sing you merry little men, Thumbkin says, “I’ll dance and sing.” 2. Pointer says, “I’ll dance!”… 2. Tall man says, “I’ll dance!”… 4. Ring man says, “I’ll dance!”… …

Five Brown Eggs

Lyrics Five brown eggs in a nest of hay… One yellow chick popped out to play. Four brown eggs in a nest of hay… One yellow chick cheep-cheeped good day. Three brown eggs in a nest of hay… Crack went …

There Was a Little Turtle

Links There was a little turtle, He lived in a box. He swam in a puddle, He climbed on the rocks. He snapped at a mosquito, He snapped at a flea. He snapped at a minnow, He snapped at me. …

Quick as a Cricket

I love this book! I like to read each page, and then the children act it out (they can add bubbles). Sometimes I play the piano while they move; I improvise different styles to fit the words. If you prefer, …

Beat vs. No Beat

           Beat vs. No Beat Play keyboard examples of songs with an obvious steady beat (i.e. march) and long, sustained tones for examples with “no beat.” Or… play recordings while students circle “beat” or “no beat.” …

Round and Round the Garden

Lyrics Round and round the garden Like a teddy bear. One step, two steps, Tickle you under there. (or Tickle you right there.) Round and round the haystack Went the little mouse. One step, two steps In this little house. …

Dance Thumbkin Dance

Lyrics 1. Dance Thumbkin, dance Dance Thumbkin, dance Thumbkin cannot dance alone, So dance, you merry men, every one, Dance Thumbkin, dance 2. Dance Pointer, dance… 3. Dance Tallman, dance… 4. Dance Ringman, dance… 5. Dance Pinky, dance… See also …

I Hear Thunder

Lyrics I hear thunder, I hear thunder, Oh don’t you? Oh don’t you? Pitter patter raindrops, Pitter patter raindrops, I’m wet through, I’m wet through. I see blue skies, I see blue skies Way up high, Way up high, Hurry …

Let Everyone Clap Hands Like Me

Lyrics Let everyone clap hands like me! (clap clap) Let everyone clap hands like me! (clap clap) Come on and join into the game. You’ll find that it’s always the same. (clap clap) Add other motions such as: stretch, touch …

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