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Three Little Muffins – chant

Lyrics Three Little Muffins in the bakery shop (whispered) You know the kind with the honey and the nuts on the top. Along came a boy with a penny to pay, Bought one muffin and ran away. And there were two …

Allison’s Camel

Lyrics Allison’s camel has one hump, (repeat twice) So go, Allison, go! Allison’s camel has two humps… [continue counting down to one] Allison’s camel has no humps, so Allison has a horse, of course~ I like to use this song …

Chants

A Dillar a Dollar A la lata al latero Alligator Chant Animal Poem As I Was Walking Bate Bate Chocolate Betty Botter Boom Chicka Boom Bubblegum in a Dish Cat’s Got the Measles Caterpillar Christopher Columbus Clock Cocks Crow in …

Columbus Sailed with Three Ships

Lyrics Columbus sailed with three ships, three ships, three ships, Columbus sailed with three ships Over the ocean blue. Game Students sing while passing 3 laminated ships, each with a name of a ship. On the word “blue” (the first time) …

Kindergarten Lessons Voices/Rhythm 1-10

Each lesson is 30 minutes long. Lesson 1   Voices  |  Steady Beat Hello Song  (more welcome songs) School Song (or American patriotic song) patsch steady beat while singing Rules/Announcements (See first day of school) Friendship Song / Song with Positive Message …

Who Stole the Cookie?

Formation: All sit in circle and pat knees on the beat. Use “talking voice.” All: Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? Teacher: (Susie) stole the cookie from the cookie jar. Student named Susie: Who, me? All: Yes, you! Susie: Couldn’t be! All: Then who? …

Charlie Over the Ocean

Lyrics Charlie over the ocean, (echo) Charlie over the sea, (echo) Charlie catch a blackbird (echo) Can’t catch me. (echo) Game Leader walks around the circle while singing. On the last word, he/she taps the student closest to him/her. That person …

Blue Bird

Lyrics Blue bird, blue bird through my window (repeat twice) Oh, Johnny aren’t you tired? Take a little girl [boy] and tap her [him] on the shoulder, (repeat twice) Oh, Johnny aren’t you tired? See also circle singing games songs …

Cobbler Cobbler

Lyrics Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe. Get it done by half past two. Stitch it up and stitch it down. I will pay you when it’s done. See also songs about cobblers / shoemakers songs with activities for beat vs. …

Voices – Resources

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

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