Kindergarten Lesson 10

Concepts:

Thanksgiving Options for our USA teachers are at the end of the lesson.

In this lesson you will

  • #1 “Welcome to School” – sing
  • move to the Beat 2
  • #46 “Old Navy” – sing and move
  • #44 “Take My Little Car” – learn about fast and slow
  • Fast Slow game
  • #47 “Rainbow World” – sing, create movement with scarves

Review

  • #40 Tommy Thumb
  • #39 Can’t Wait to Hibernate
  • #42 Kumbaya (optional)

Thanksgiving options

  • review “Turkey Tango” (PreK)
  • #27 “I’m Glad I have a Nose”
  • Thanksgiving Word Rhythm

Sing our closing song, “Skinnamarink”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can identify fast and slow.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Sing the echoes in our welcome song

Sing the echoes in our welcome song.

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2 Move to the Beat 2

Copy the teacher in the video.

Play the audio below to make up your own movements or play Freeze Dance.

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3 Make up your own movements or play freeze dance

Make up your own movements or play Freeze Dance.

Song Used: Old Navy

4 Sing and move to #46 “Old Navy”

Sing and move to #46 “Old Navy”.

Create movements to go with the words. A demo video with movements follows.

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Song Used: Old Navy

5 Copy the movements for #46 "Old Navy"

Copy the movements for #46 "Old Navy".

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Song Used: Take my Little Car

6 Sing and Move to the song #44 "Take My Little Car"

Sing and move to the song #44 "Take My Little Car".

Create your own movements for the song!

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7 Play the Fast Slow game

Play the Fast Slow game

Song Used: Rainbow World

8 Listen to the song #47 "Rainbow World" and with paper plates or scarves.

Listen to the song #47 "Rainbow World" and move with paper plates or scarves.

The Kids Demo video shows a lovely performance using paper plates.

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9 Watch the kids demo for movement ideas with paper plates

Watch the Kids Demo video for movement ideas with paper plates.

Sing along with the chorus if you can!

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Song Used: Tommy Thumb

10 Review the song #40 "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo

Review the song #40 "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo.

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11 Review song #39 "Can't Wait to Hibernate"

Review song #39 "Can't Wait to Hibernate".

Copy the movements to go with the chorus.

Invite students to choose an instrument to play along with the verses.

Play the song again and sing along on all the choruses.

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Song Used: Kumbayah

12 Review song #42 "Kumbayah" (optional)

Review song #42 "Kumbayah" (optional)

Invite the students to choose instruments and play along with the song.

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Song Used: T - Turkey Tango

13 Thanksgiving Options: Do the Turkey Tango

Do the Turkey Tango.

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Song Used: T - Turkey Tango

14 Thanksgiving Options: Learn the dance for the Turkey Tango

Learn the dance for the Turkey Tango.

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Song Used: I’m Glad I Have a Nose

15 Thanksgiving Options: Song #27 "I'm Glad I Have a Nose"

Song #27 "I'm Glad I Have a Nose"

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16 Thanksgiving Options: Do the Thanksgiving Word Rhythm Activity from UNITS

Do the Thanksgiving Word Rhythm Activity (Activity #3) from UNITS.

Song Used: Skinnamarink

17 Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink".

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