voices

Did You Feed My Cow

  Lyrics 1. Well, did you feed my cow? (Yes, ma’am!) Well, did you feed my cow? (Yes, ma’am!) Well, tell me what did you feed her? (Corn and hay) Well, tell me, what did you feed her? (Corn and …

Doctor Foster

Lyrics Doctor Foster went to Glo’ster (also spelled Gloucester) In a shower of rain Stepped in a puddle right up to his middle And he never went there again. Recorder Songs DEF#ABD’ See also nursery rhymes songs about doctors recorder …

Three Little Muffins

Lyrics Spoken: Three little muffins in the bakery shop Whispered: You know the kind with the honey and the nuts on the top. Spoken:  Along came a boy with a penny to pay, Bought one muffin and ran away. Spoken: And there …

Hickory Dickory Dock

Lyrics Hickory Dickory Dock, The mouse went up the clock, The clock struck one, The mouse ran down, Hickory Dickory Dock. Melodic version Another melody See also nursery rhymes steady beat songs high & low Orff arrangements tempo resources songs …

Allison’s Camel

Info This song has another version called Alice the 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 …

Chants

A Dillar a Dollar A la lata al latero Alligator Chant Allô, allô, monsieur Apple Tree chant As I Was Walking Atal matal Baby in the Cradle Bate Bate Chocolate Betty Botter Boom Chicka Boom Bubblegum in a Dish Cat’s …

Sugar Bowl (Draw a Bucket of Water)

Lyrics Draw a bucket of water For my only daughter, One rack-a-shack-a-shack-a, two rack…, three…, four, Let this old lady under, Let this old man under, Four in the sugar bowl, hop hop hop (repeat) One, two, three, four! Movement …

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/Steady Beat

Each lesson is 30 minutes long. Lesson 1 Hello Song (more welcome songs) School Song (orAmerican patriotic song) patsch steady beat while singing Rules/Announcements (Seefirst day of school) Friendship Song/ Song with Positive Message Bluebird  (other circle games) Introduce song, students pat …

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? …

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