In this lesson, you will:

  • #70 “Roll the Snowball” – create sounds that go up/down, quiet, fast – play the Up Down Game
  • #71  “Letter P” – sing the song
  • listen to the “Perky Penguin” story and sing the song – create movements
  • #72  “Penguin March” – sing and move to the song
  • optional story: “Tacky the Penguin”
  • #10 “Skinamarink”

Review as time permits:

  • #59 “Chubby Little Snowman” and watch the bunny eat the carrot nose
  • #66 “Baby Shark”
  • #67 “Letter F” and “Fin the Fish”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can keep the beat.
  • I can make sounds that go up and down.
  • I can create movements.

Teaching Procedure

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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Song Used: Roll the Snowball

2 Learn the fingerplay #70 “Roll the Snowball”

Create movements for the fingerplay.

Or watch the video that follows for movement ideas.

Notice how your voice can up as you roll the snowball up, and down as you roll it down.

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Song Used: Roll the Snowball

3 Watch the kids demo for #70 “Roll the Snowball”

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4 Play the Game "Up or Down"

Song Used: P - Perky Penguin

5 Sing "Letter P"

Sing "Letter P".

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Song Used: P - Perky Penguin

6 Read the Perky Penguin story

Read the Perky Penguin story from the pdf in supporting resources.
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From the image below.

Song Used: P - Perky Penguin

7 Sing and move to #71 “P Perky Penguin”

Create movements for the song.

Or watch the video that follows for movement ideas.

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Song Used: P - Perky Penguin

8 Watch the movement video for "Perky Penguin"

Copy the movements in the video or create your own!

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9 Optional: Do the Letter P Worksheet

Print the worksheet and complete.
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On a plain piece of paper, practice printing the letter P and draw two things that start with P.

Song Used: Penguins March

10 Sing and move to #72 “Penguin March”

Create your own movements or watch the demo video for ideas.

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Song Used: Penguins March

11 Sing and move to #72 “Penguin March”

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12 Optional: Read the storybook "Tacky the Penguin"

This is a wonderful storybook to create accompaniments for.

Suggestions:
1. When the penguins march, sing: 1-2-3-4, 1-2-3-4, 1-2-3-4, 1
to this melody: do-so,-la,-ti, do-so,-la,-ti, do-so,-la,-ti, do
2. Sing the pretty penguins melody to the tune of "Twinkle Twinkle."
3. Sing Tacky's melody to a modified version of "Drunken Sailor"
4. Sing the Hunters song to a modified version of "Goin' to Kentucky"
On the word, "Spash" make a big splash sound with voices or instruments.
On the "thump, thump,thump" play the thumps on a drum (or other)

Song Used: Baby Shark

13 Sing and move to #66 “Baby Shark”

Listen to the song.

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Baby Shark

14 Review the movements to #66 “Baby Shark”

Review the movements.

Think of other members of baby sharks family: brother shark, sister shark, auntie shark, uncle shark, Grandpa shark and make up verses for them.

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Song Used: F - Fin the Fish

15 Review #67 “Letter F”

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

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Song Used: Chubby Little Snowman

17 Review the fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman"

Review the fingerplay #59 "Chubby Little Snowman"

If you don't remember the fingerplay movements, the video follows.

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Song Used: Skinnamarink

18 Sing our closing song #10 “Skinamarink”

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