• Kinder Music Homework for March 19-April 3, 2020

    Choose one or two songs to sing and play with your parents and family!  

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    Jingle at the window Tideo. Tideo. Tideo. Jingle at the window Tideo.

    • Teach someone in your family the song and finger game to Tideo
    • Sing the song to your pet. Sing the song to someone over the phone.
    • Practice bouncing the steady beat of the song off your knees, your hands, your head.

    I have lost my closet key, in my lady’s garden. Help me find my closet key, in my Lady’s garden.

    • Teach the members of your family the words of the song and how to play the game.
    • Remember that the closer they get to the key the louder you sing.

    The further away they get the softer you have to sing. 

    Listen to your favorite song or a song on the radio. Pat along with the beat. 

    • Does it have a fast beat or slow beat?
    • Is it mostly LOUD or mostly soft?
    • Does it sound happy or sad or funny or mad?

    Tony Chestnut knows I love you, Tony Chestnut knows I do.

    Tony Chestnut knows I love you, Tony Chestnut loves you too.

    •  Point to body parts as you sing the song, starting slow, faster, each time you sing it.  (Toe, knee, chest, nut (head) nose eye love (cross arms over chest) you( point, etc) 

    Bow wow wow, whose dog art thou?

    Little Tommy Tucker’s dog.  Bow wow wow.

    Here we go looby loo, here we go looby light,

    Here we go looby loo, all on a Saturday night.

    I put my foot in, I take my foot out.

    I give my foot a shake shake shake and turn myself about.

    • Repeat all with a different body part each time you sing it, get creative, silly!)

    Rain, rain, go away, come again another day.

    Little Sally (or insert your name) wants to play tag (insert your favorite activity)

    Rain, rain go away.

    See Saw, up and down, in the air and on the ground.

    •  Sing it with your hand matching your voice, up and down on high and low.

    Bee, bee, bumblebee, stung a man upon his knee.

    Stung a bear upon his snout, I declare that you are out!

    • Chant and pat it slow, medium, fast, loud, or soft each time

    Head and shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes.  Head and shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes.

    Eyes and ears and mouth nose, head and shoulders knees and toes, knees and toes.

    •  Start by singing it in slow motion, then a little faster each time! 

    High Stepping Horses, high stepping horses,

    High stepping horses go jiggity jiggity jog.

    • Put the steady beat and the jiggity jogs on different parts of your body each time you sing it.  Sing it slow, medium, fast.

     Here we go round the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush. 

    Here we go round the mulberry bush, so early in the morning.

    This is the way we wash our face, wash our face, wash our face…..etc.  brush our teeth, eat our breakfast, (make up your own verses and actions for what you do in the morning!)

     This is the way we wash our face so early in the morning.  

    Twinkle Little Star:  sing and have your fist go up and down with your voice.  Hide a little star or something and have someone find it while you sing the song.

    The grand old Duke of York, he had ten thousand men.

    He marched them up to the top of the hill, and marched them down again.

    And when they were up they were up, and when they were down they were down.

    And when they were only half-way up, they were neither up nor down.

    • March to the beat.  Have your hands go up and down or in the middle with the words.

    Five little speckled frogs; sat on a speckled log

    Eating some most delicious bugs. Yum! Yum!

    One jumped into the pool; where it was nice and cool.

    Now there are only four more frogs. Glub! Glub!

    • Keep counting down until you reach zero. Then start with a new number and try counting down from there.