1 Sing the echoes in "Welcome to School"
Sing the echoes in #1 "Welcome to School".
In this lesson you will
Talk about Groundhog Day with students.
If it's sunny and the groundhog sees his shadow, winter will stay.
If it's cloudy and there's no shadow, spring will come soon.
This is an echo song and is easy for children to echo sing. Create movements for it.
On Zoom: adapt the game by having students sing the song slow, then fast, and move like a slow or fast train.
In-person: make the tunnel with chairs so there is no touching.
Have students create a spaced out train, and move slow, then fast.
If no singing is allowed, play the recording.
This song is great for practicing fast or slow.
Zoom: sing the song and create movements.
in-person: create movements.
Zoom: choose a leader and have everyone copy the leader while you sing.
In-person: choose a leader. Play the recording and have everyone copy the leader's movements.
In Lesson 19, we suggested making pompoms out of 100 strips of paper.
Use your pompoms to move to the song.
Copy Mrs. Gagne's movements for the song.
Play the song again and make up your own movements.
The pompoms are made with 100 pieces of tissue paper!