PreK Lesson 30 – Frog Songs (a.3)

In this lesson you will

  • Learn to sing two frog songs
  • Sing Mm Ah with loud and quiet voices

Objectives

  • I can sing and do actions
  • I can make loud and quiet music
  • I can show low and high

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for Music

1 Sing the Time for Music Song

Sing Time for Music with the lyrics video.

Count the beats at the end of each verse.
Count the beats out loud.

Think up new ways that you could keep a beat, and sing your new verses.

Numeracy: Counting is numeracy! Cut out 8 hearts and have children tap on the hearts as they count. Take 2 away. Have them count the hearts now - 1-2-3-4-5-6.
• In a study at Northwestern University, researchers have linked the ability to keep a beat to reading and language skills. Read more here: https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2013/09/the-importance-of-keeping-the-beat/

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Song Used: One Green Jellybean

2 Watch and Listen to the Jellybean Song. (Review)

Watch and Listen to the Jellybean Song

After you hear the chorus for the first time, can you sing along?

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Song Used: Five Green Speckled Frogs

3 Print and Cut out the Frog Cards

Print and cut out the Frog Cards.

If you don't have a printer, draw and color 5 frogs.

When the sing the song, have five frogs in front of you.

When you sing, "One jumps into the pool" put one frog card in a pretend pool in front of you.

Song Used: Five Green Speckled Frogs

4 Watch and Listen to "Five Green and Speckled Frogs)

Listen to Verse 1 of the song.

Create actions to go with the words of the song.

Play the video again and sing along, creating actions to go with the words.

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5 Watch the Kids in the video Jump Frogs into the Pool

Did you make the frog cards?

The kids in this video have plastic frogs.

When they sing, "One jumps into the pool" put one frog card in a pretend pool in front of you.

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Song Used: Five Green Speckled Frogs

6 Practice Printing Letter F

If you have a printer, print the Practice Printing Page.

Have your child practice printing letter F.

If you don't have a printer, draw and color a frog and print the letter F.

Song Used: Mmm Ah Went the Little Green Frog

7 Sing, "Mm Ah Went the Little Green Frog"

Listen to the song, "Mm Ah Went the Little Green Frog"

Play it again and sing along.

Notice how the 1st note of the song is low, and the second note is higher.

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Song Used: Mmm Ah Went the Little Green Frog

8 Learn the Actions for the song, "Mm Ah Went the Little Green Frog"

Watch the kids singing and doing the actions for the song.

Sing along!

Sing quietly the second time through the song.

sing louder the third time -- but remember to still use beautiful singing voices.

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Song Used: Skinamarink

9 Sing our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"

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Song Used: Skinamarink

10 Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"

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11 Music IS Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administration:

Music education is important for children.

Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!