PreK Lesson 16

In this lesson, you will:

  • #46 “It’s Music Time” – sing the echos for the song
  • #59. “Chubby Little Snowman” – learn the fingerplay
  • #60. “I Made a Snowman” – sing the echoes and create actions
  •  #61. “Snowflakes are Falling” – move with hands/scarves
  • #62. “Letter E” and “Ellie Elephant” – sing the songs and create movements
  • #64. “Elephants Have Wrinkles” – sing and move to the song
  • #65. “Elephant” from Carnival of  Animals

Optional activities:

  • complete the Letter E worksheet, or practice printing e and E on plain paper
  • read the story “Elmer the Elephant”

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can create movements.
  • I can show how notes go from high to low.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: It's Music Time

1 Sing the echos for #46 “It’s Music Time” - play along with instruments

Sing the echos for #46 “It’s Music Time”.

Find something to use for instruments. Play along!

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2 Watch the bunny eating the snowman's carrot nose!

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Song Used: Chubby Little Snowman

3 Learn the words for fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman"

Learn the words for the fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman".

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Song Used: Chubby Little Snowman

4 Learn the movements for the fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman"

Learn the movements for the fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman".

Watch the teacher and copy the actions.

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Song Used: I Made a Snowman

5 Sing the echos for #60 "I Made a Snowman" and create actions

Sing the echos for #60 "I Made a Snowman".

Sing the song again, and create actions. The next video will be a demo so you can copy the actions if you like.

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Song Used: I Made a Snowman

6 Do the actions for #60 "I Made a Snowman"

Do the actions for #60 "I Made a Snowman".

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Song Used: Snowflakes Are Falling - Scarves

7 Move with hands/scarves to #61 "Snowflakes are Falling"

Move with hands/scarves to #61 "Snowflakes are Falling".

If students at home don't have scarves, use a napkin or a streamer.

The next video will demonstrate the movement if you want to copy the teacher and class.

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Song Used: Snowflakes Are Falling - Scarves

8 Move with hands/scarves to #61 "Snowflakes are Falling"

Move with hands/scarves to #61 "Snowflakes are Falling".

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Song Used: E - Ellie Elephant

9 Sing Letter E

Sing Letter E.

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Song Used: E - Ellie Elephant

10 Sing and move to "Ellie Elephant"

Sing and move to "Ellie Elephant".

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Song Used: E - Ellie Elephant

11 Watch and copy the kids demo for "Ellie Elephant"

Watch and copy the kids demo for "Ellie Elephant".

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12 Optional - Complete the Letter E worksheet

Complete the Letter E worksheet, or practice printing e and E on plain paper.

Song Used: Elephants Have Wrinkles

13 Sing and Move to #64 "Elephants Have Wrinkles"

Sing and move to #64 "Elephants Have Wrinkles".

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Song Used: Elephants Have Wrinkles

14 Copy the movements for #64 "Elephants Have Wrinkles"

Copy the movements for #64 "Elephants Have Wrinkles".

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Song Used: Elephant from Carnival of the Animals

15 Watch #65 "Elephant", from Carnival of the Animals

Watch  #65 "Elephant", from Carnival of the Animals.

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Song Used: Elephant from Carnival of the Animals

16 Move to #65 "Elephant", from Carnival of the Animals

Move to #65 "Elephant", from Carnival of the Animals.

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17 Optional: Read the story "Elmer the Elephant"

Read the story "Elmer the Elephant"

This is a Safeshare link to where David McKee reads "Elmer"