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Can You Walk on Tiptoe

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Can you walk on tiptoe,As softly as a cat?And can you stamp along the road,Stamp, stamp, just like that? Can you take some great big strides,Just like a giant can?Or walk along so slowlyLike a poor bent ...

Gom Se Mali

Lyrics – Transliteration (Korean folk song) Gom sema-ri-ga han chi-be-yi-soAppa gom, omma gom, ae-gi gomAppa gommun tung-tung-hae,Omma gommun nal-shin-hae,Ae-gi gommun na bul-gwi-yo-wo,Hishuk hishuk cha-rhan-da English Translation – Three Bears There are three bears in one house,Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Baby ...

Jeremiah Blow the Fire

Lyrics (Folk song) Jeremiah, blow the fire,Puff, puff, puff!First you blow it very gently,Then you blow it rough! Circle Singing Game Formation: Students hold hands while standing in a circle. Measures 1-2 = Students circle around. On “fire,” stop walking. ...

Tape des Mains

Excerpt Info What a super-fun rhythm piece from the Congo! The best way to experience this is to play the YouTube video (below) and have the students play along. (You could also play any 4/4 rhythm track and say the ...

Bow-Wow Says the Dog

Lyrics (Traditional Nursery Rhyme) Bow-wow, says the dog,Meow, meow, says the cat,Grunt, grunt, goes the frog,And a-squeak goes the rat.Tu-whu, says the owl,Caw, caw, says the crow,Quack, quack, says the duck,And what sparrows say, you know. So with sparrows and ...

Alphabet Poem

Lyrics (Traditional chant / nursery rhyme) A was an angler went out in a fog,Who fished all the day and caught only a frog. B was cook Betty a-baking a pie,With ten or twelve apples all piled up on high. ...

Great Big Cat

Lyrics (Traditional chant) A great big cat and a wee little mouseWent round and round in a high, high houseBut that wee little mouse got caught at last‘Cause the great big cat ran around so fast! Motions “great big cat” ...

Rhythmic Dictation

Visuals & Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) Other Worksheets / Assessments (Available on other pages. Click each image to access.) See also Meter: visuals in 2 Rhythm: dictation sticks Printable & Digital ...

Peas and the Rice

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Peas and the rice, peas and the rice,Peas and the rice, done, done, done, done,Peas and the rice, Peas and the rice, done, done, done, done,New rice and okra, eat some and left some,New rice and okra, eat ...

Buy a Penny Ginger

Lyrics (Jamaican folk song) Buy a penny gingerPung it in the mortar,Buy a penny gingerPung it in the mortar,Doon-ak-a, doon-ak-a, doo-kay. Game (Adapted) Formation: Students sit or stand in a circle of 3-5 students. On the steady beat, students pile ...
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