Kindergarten Lesson 34 (updated 2021)

In this lesson you will

  • “Hello Song” – sing
  • warm up voice with Bobo
  • echo Spring rhythms
  • #157 “Listen to the Water” – sequence verses, make rhythms
  • #156 “Watch our Garden Grow” – make reproducible book
  • #12 “Aquarium” – listen

review as time permits

  • #150 “Old MacDonald”
  • #152 “Peanut Butter”

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can read, create and perform rhythms.
  • I can listen, move and respond to music.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

Sing the echoes.

Sing and echo names in the blank spaces.

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2 Keep the beat with body percussion

Do the body percussion shown in the video.

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3 Warm up your singing voice with "Bobo"

Sing with the video to warm up your singing voice!

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4 Spring Rhythms

Echo Mrs. Gagne with spring rhythms!

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Song Used: Listen to the Water

5 Make your own rhythms

Make your own verse cards with birds, fish, ducks and flowers.

Color and cut out the cards.

If you don't have a printer, fold a piece of paper into 4, and draw and color your own birds, fish, ducks and flowers.

Song Used: Listen to the Water

6 Learn song #157 "Listen to the Water"

Listen to the song #157 "Listen to the Water" and put your picture cards in order as you sing!

Play the video again and sing along.

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7 Listen to "Aquarium" From Carnival of the Animals

Watch the video and listen to the music.

How does it make you feel?

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8 Create movement with hands, plates, scarves

Students can use 2 paper plates, hands, or scarves for this movement.

Play the video and copy the movement.

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Song Used: Watch our Garden Grow

9 Learn song #156 “Watch our Garden Grow”

Listen to verse 1.

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Watch our Garden Grow

10 Sing along with the Kids Demo for #156 “Watch our Garden Grow”

Sing along with the students in the Kids Demo video.

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Song Used: Watch our Garden Grow

11 Optional: Create a reproducible book

Optional: Make a reproducible book of the song #156 "Watch our Garden Grow".
This activity may be better for Grades 1 and 2 students who can read.

Song Used: Old MacDonald

12 Review song #150 “Old MacDonald”

Review as time permits.

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Song Used: Peanut Butter

13 Review song #152 “Peanut Butter”

Review as time permits.

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