voices

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 …

Rumble in the Jungle book & rhythms

  I love this book! I love the beautiful illustrations, the silly poetry, and most of all, how I can turn it into rhythm lessons! While I say the poems, I have the students find the strong beat and pat …

My Father is a Garbage Man

Lyrics 1. My father is a garbage man, a garbage man, a garbage man, My father is a garbage man, And it goes something like this: “PEE-U!” (spoken with an exaggerated singing voice) 2. My mother is a baker…and it …

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