What do I want? Well … a winter song when it doesn’t snow. Words are zipped into The Toreador Song from the Opera Carmen.
Let the mallets dance on a xylophone or glockenspiel as the leaves twirl.
Getting together on a round —exactly! Zip in new verbs, or try a different language to this classic tune.
Sing it in parts or sing it all —travel with the bears in this perennial favourite.
What if Lukey had a notion to change the colour of his boat? What would his friends sing then?
Pair this with “the Best I Can” to begin a social studies unit on community occupations. Both this song and the chant offer opportunities for student solo performance and composition.
“What do you want to do/be when you grow up?” Answers to this question will be as varied as your students’ dreams. Help them learn how to express those dreams in this simple chant by focusing on the activities that go wityh occupations.
Jump, shake, bend, twirl or just move with the music!
Change tempo and gait with Joe as you travel together through the day. A great song for movement matching to the music.
Who was Aiken Drum? And how did he come to live in the moon? Follow the story of this folksong throug the years to find out.