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2017/3 A Snail song for young children

I found this song and game on youtube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Oz5wOq8qLY no, back a step, I found the song on www.singup.org which is a great song site, but you need to PAY MONEY to join it (but loads and loads of resources). … Continue reading

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54/100 “So-Mi” songs, Bee Bee

Another So-mi song which I use all the time with classes up to the age of about 7 It’s well worth indicating the pitch movement in the melody, with Kodaly hand movements or just by moving your hand up, down, … Continue reading

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53/100 “So-mi” songs – Leo the Lion

I have updated the ukulele page with some more simple songs, using Am7 (open strings), C chord, and F chord, but, looking back, I haven’t published the notation for these songs before. So here are a few posts to get … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th April – RABBITS, CHICKENS and HENS

At a recent staff training day that I attended, I promised to post up a couple of songs that I use. Here they are:         The original post for this song is here, with some of the … Continue reading

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Issue 81: Rainy Day Song

I found a great little song on this blog: http://www.meyersmusicactivities.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/this-elementary-choral-arrangements-for.html   Don’t just stop here – go to the blog and discover the dance/game, sung ostinato, and composition activities in the original post. Brilliant! Guess what I’m going to be doing all … Continue reading

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Issue 56: Pulse, Rhythm and the Bumble Bee

There is a little playground game song which goes like this;   Bee, Bee, Bum-ble Bee, stung a man up-on his knee, Stung a Pig up-on his snout, I say you’re out. I have coloured-coded the words by pitch as follows; … Continue reading

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Issue 34: Pease Pudding – the Yes/No game

Last week I put up an article about the tune “Pease Pudding” as a partner song for “London Bridge is Falling Down”. I had rather assumed that I had already written about the pulse and rhythm game associated with the … Continue reading

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Issue 19: Mega Whole-Class Singing Activity – Singing Playgrounds

On the website, www.singup.org, is a set of playground singing games called “Singing Playgrounds”, which is a wonderful resource for at least half a term’s work. At its simplest level, there are five songs to sing through, which all work … Continue reading

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