Kindergarten Lesson 15

In this lesson you will

  • #1 “Welcome to School” – sing
  • #66 “He’ll Be Comin’ Down the Chimney” – sing and do the actions
  • listen to the story “Chinese Dancing” from the Nutcracker and do the movement

Review all December songs and activities

  • #56 “I’d Go Dancing”
  • #57 “One Little Candle”
  • #58 “Germs”
  • #59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers”
  • #61 “S-A-N-T-A”
  • #62 “Rock Around the Christmas Tree”

Sing our closing song, “Skinnamarink”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can keep the beat.
  • I can create sound effects.
  • I can create movement to music.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Sing #1 "Welcome to School"

Sing #1 "Welcome to School".

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Song Used: He’ll Be Comin’ Down the Chimney

2 Sing along with song #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney"

Sing along with song #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney".

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3 Sing and do the actions with Kids Demo #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney"

Sing and do the actions with the Kids Demo video #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney".

Create your own actions and substitute unpitched percussion instruments for the action words.

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4 Watch the story of the Nutcracker and listen for the "Chinese Dancing"

Watch the story of the Nutcracker and listen for the "Chinese Dancing".

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5 Listening Map of "Chinese Dance"

Listening Map of "Chinese Dance".

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6 Perform "Chinese Dance" using plates

Perform "Chinese Dance" using paper plates.

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Song Used: I’d Go Dancing

7 Review #56 "I'd Go Dancing"

Review #56 "I'd Go Dancing".

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Song Used: One Little Candle

8 Review and sing #57 "One Little Candle"

Review and sing #57 "One Little Candle".

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Song Used: Germs

9 Review song #58 "Germs"

Review song #58 "Germs".

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Song Used: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Jessel

10 Review song #59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers”

Review song #59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and do the actions.

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Song Used: S-A-N-T-A

11 Review and sing along with #61 "S-A-N-T-A"

Sing along with #61 "S-A-N-T-A".

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Song Used: Rock Around the Christmas Tree

12 Sing along with #62 "Rock Around the Christmas Tree"

Sing along with #62 "Rock Around the Christmas Tree".

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Song Used: Skinnamarink

13 Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink".

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