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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 rhythm dictation sticks for younger learners meter in 2 visuals …

Witch Witch

Lyrics (Folk song) Witch, witch* fell in a ditch,Picked up a penny and thought she was rich.“Are you my children?”“Yes we’re your children.”“Are you my children?”“Yes we’re your children.”“Are you my children?”Shouting: “No, you old witch!” *Or “which witch” Game …

Jack-o’-lantern (chant)

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Sometimes big and sometimes smallBut always round and yellowWhen children make my famous grinThen I’m a scary fellow See also Halloween songs & chants chants songs / chants with motions songs with lesson ideas for voices songs …

That’s a Mighty Pretty Motion

Lyrics That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee,That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee,That’s a mighty pretty motion, Dee di dee,Rise sugar rise. That’s a mighty poor motion, Dee di dee,That’s a mighty poor motion, Dee di dee,That’s a mighty poor motion, Dee di …

Solfege Resources

Visuals & Worksheet / Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.) 1 1 2 3 3 3 See also Curwen hand signs Solfege Velcro bulletin board major scale melody resources song about Solfege syllables: J’ai …

Himmel und Erde müssen vergeh’n

Lyrics – German (German folk song) Himmel und Erde müssen vergeh’n,aber die Musici, aber die Musici,aber die Musici bleiben besteh’n. English Translation – Heaven and earth must pass Heaven and earth must pass,but the music, but the music,but the music …

My Dame Hath a Lame Tame Crane

Lyrics My dame hath a lame tame crane,My dame hath a crane that is lame,Pray gentle Jane, let my dame’s lame tame craneFeed and come home again. Motions “Dame” = Curtsy (or, if sitting, put both hands under the chin)“Lame” …

I Took a Walk to Town One Day

Lyrics (Traditional chant) I took a walk to town one dayAnd met a cat along the way.What do you think that cat did say?Meow, meow, meow. I took a walk to town one dayAnd met a pig along the way.What …

Häschen in der Grube

Lyrics – German (German folk song) Häschen in der Grube saß* und schlief, saß* und schlief,armes Häschen, bist du krank,dass du nicht mehr hüpfen kannst?Häschen hüpf, Häschen hüpf, Häschen hüpf! *pronounced “zass” English Translation – Bunny in the Pit Bunny …

Bigi kaiman

Lyrics – Sranan Tongo (Folk song from Suriname) Bigi kaiman, kaiman, kaiman,Bigi kaiman djomp’a liba bari tjoewe-tjoewe. (repeat) A bari tjoewe-tjoewe. A bari tjoewe-tjoewe.Bigi kaiman djomp’a liba bari tjoewe-tjoewe. (repeat) Translation – Big Caiman* Big caiman, caiman, caiman,Big caiman jumped …

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