voices

Charlie Over the Ocean

Lyrics (Folk song) Charlie over the ocean, (echo)Charlie over the sea, (echo)Charlie catch a blackbird (echo)Can’t catch me. (echo) Game Leader (“It”) walks around the circle while singing. On the last word, “It” taps a student. That person becomes the next …

Bluebird

Lyrics (Folk song) 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? Circle Game Formation: Students stand in a …

Cobbler Cobbler

Lyrics (Traditional chant) 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 chants 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 ada lima Betty Botter Boom Chicka Boom Cat’s Got the Measles Charlie Over the Ocean Chickamy Chickamy Craney Crow Cobbler …

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 it …

My Father is a Garbage Man

Lyrics (Folk song) 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 goes …

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