Sunshine Pie

Songs and singing games

written by Dany Rosevear

 

An original resource for children,

teachers, childminders, librarians,

parents and grandparents

 

Compiled, written and illustrated by Dany Rosevear

Last updated: 06/09/2014 14:06

 

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Contents

 

Introduction

The songs and singing games

Why singing games?

Accompanying the songs

Guitar chords

Dance variations

Teaching the songs

Index of song titles

Topic index

Index of music resources

Acknowledgements

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return to the Singing games for children home page to find the songs below

 


 

 

Sunshine Pie

 

Songs and singing games by Dany Rosevear

 

 

Introduction

Sunshine Pie is a treasury of singing games.

They are a resource for all teachers of young children, including their parents and carers. These songs can be taught with or without actions but are enhanced by teaching the children movements either in small or large groups.

Principles followed in making this collection were:

       resources are all in one place with a similar format for easy access

       expertise as a musician or teacher is not needed to use these pages

       children learn language through participating in enjoyable activities

       to contribute to an active and creative curriculum and lifestyle for the 0-11 age group.

 

The songs in this collection are singing games, songs, mimes or dances.

With my many years experience as an enthusiastic classroom teacher (Foundation Stage and Primary) I have:

       written songs that I hope are fun to sing and perform

       written original music or adapted music from traditional sources

       written words that encourage language development and support other learning

       added a midi accompaniment to each piece of music and a video showing how these songs might be sung.

       provided original illustrations

       grouped songs to link with topics

       categorized suitability of games to specific age groups

       suggested how to teach and accompany these singing games

 

This compilation has been produced to share my love of music for young children, for the pleasure I hope they will give and to put a smile on the face of every child who participates in singing these songs and playing the games.

 


 

 

Sunshine Pie

Songs and singing games by Dany Rosevear

 

 

Australian originals

An Australian animal alphabet

(Tread lightly on the Earth my friend)

Did you ever see a kangaroo?

Grandma saw a possum

Great big boomers

Inky pinky pumpkin pie

With Wynken, Blynken and Nod

 

Down the garden path

Bees, knees and thrushes ankles

Busy little bees

Here comes the little centipede

Here comes trouble!

If a bee is buzzing round you

Rob Webb and the cobweb

Snails lunch

The yellow digger

 

Out and about

A-galloping we will go

A big sunshine pie

Everywhere they go

Go, granny, go!

Off on a bike ride

Penny roll

Tiddley pom

 

How are you today?

A grumpy song

Atchoo, atchoo! sneezed the zebra

Dont put me in the bath ma!

Get moving penguin

Good morning, good morning

I can jump in stinky cheese

Stomping on a spider

 

Number songs

Ants in their pants

Can you count?

Dont wake the dinosaurs!

Dragon came to tea

Going down to Devon

Grannys got the fleas

Seven little crocodiles

The little seal pup

 

On the farm

Fox went out in the pale moonlight

Owl hunts

Whoopsy diddle dum a dandy-o!

 

Story time

Little Red Riding Hood

Jimbo and Jack

The mermaid and the whale

With Wynken, Blynken and nod

 

Songs about colour

A rainbow world of colour

Wellies stomp, wellies stamp

 

Wild things 1

A good friend of mine

A tiger, a spider and a tiny little mouse

Bip and Bops song

Did ever you ever see a kangaroo?

Did ever you hear a dragon sing?

Wild things 2

Giraffe, giraffe, giraffe

Grandma saw a possum

Great big boomers

Hey, hippopotamus

Inky pinky pumpkin pie

Knicky knocky knoo

Something scary this way comes

Whales cant ride a bike

Where did the dodo go?

 

 


Why singing games?

There are many good reasons for using singing games.

 

       play is a natural way for the child to communicate

       dance involves vigorous exercise and allows exploration of different movements

       motor and muscular skills are developed increasing co-ordination and self-control

       singing games use childrens natural response to music in rhythm, melody and form

       a wide range of musical skills are learnt singing, chanting, moving to the beat, changing rhythms and speed

       singing games help develop social interaction with a partner or larger groups and encourage turn taking.

       rhyme and rhythm are effective ways to absorb language

       singing games use childrens natural response to music

       learning linked to action encourages participation

       listening skills are sharpened with simple and then more complex instructions

       a creative approach increases vocabulary as children are encouraged to make up new refrains, words and verses

       above all, it allows lots of tremendous fun while learning, motivating even the most reluctant child.

 

Cross-curricula dimensions

The National Curriculum recognises the benefit of a cross-curricula approach. Teaching singing games presents exciting opportunities to cover a range of subjects and themes other than the more obvious ones of language, physical education, PSHE & citizenship and music. Among these pages you may discover strands that cover geography, history, maths, science, religious education, cooking, healthy eating, teamwork, creative thinking and conservation.

 

Keep active

Children need to be active more than ever. Lifestyles and life at school can be sedentary but children learn best if periods of concentration are interspersed with relaxation. Whenever children are restless take a break, if only for five minutes, thats plenty of time to enjoy a singing game. Show how to re-arrange tables quickly and quietly to make space or, even better if the weather is fine, slip outside to enjoy the fresh air. A dedicated slot of 20 - 30 minutes each week is needed to learn these games.

 

An inspector calls

When an OFSTED inspector visited my mixed Foundation Stage and Year One class the first lesson she saw was of children enjoying singing games. She was delighted by their chuckles, smiles and obvious enjoyment with masses of energy being expended and lots being learnt. This initial impression favourably coloured the judgements made by OFSTED of my other lessons. No doubt the children were more alert and concentrated better in these lessons because of regular opportunities for movement.


Accompanying the songs

For the best movement response children should move to their own voices is excellent advice from Lois Choksy and David Brummit in their book 120 Singing Games and Dances for Elementary Schools. This approach leaves the teacher free to help children master sequences.

However, if you do not find it easy to hold a tune, accompany the song with a guitar as this can easily be put down when the need arises. A guitar is also invaluable to familiarise children with a song before attempting to introduce the movements.

The chord sequences below will help you accompany the songs. Remember your young audience will be tremendously impressed by even the most basic guitar playing!

 

Guitar chords

 

E B7 A A7 D Dm

X X

 

C G7 F G D7 C7

 

X X

˘

 

Em E7 Gm B Bb Am

 

 

X = a string not to be played.

or denotes the fingers on the left hand that hold down the string behind the fret shown. : pointing finger, : middle, : ring finger, : little finger.

 

For more chords and to check the look and sound of your chords visit websites such as http://www.emediamusic.com/freetools/chord.html or http://www.hotfrets.com/chords/arpeggiator_free.asp .

All these songs can be played with a simple strong rhythmic strum using the right hand but do explore some simple plucks. Google guitar lessons to find a number of free sites to help you learn how to do this.

 

Songs can be learnt using either the midi or You Tube video link that accompanies each song. Many of the videos show a more basic chord structure than the music suggests. My voice also naturally uses a lower key than I might use in a classroom setting; so be prepared to adapt the music to allow for childrens higher pitched voices.

 

Dance variations

The chart below indicates suitability of games for a specific age group. Do remember that older children will often enjoy the fun of a simpler game and some younger groups will rise to the challenge of more complex routines, especially in the summer term.

 

Vary the type of dance you use, but moving in place, then space often suit younger children and line formations are generally more suitable for the older ones.

A few of these songs are not written with movement in mind but it is always possible to be creative!

 

Sunshine Pie

Songs and singing games by Dany Rosevear

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair+ more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games or just a song

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

A good friend of mine

Snails, snails

Busy little bees

Wellies stomp, wellies stamp

A grumpy song

Knicky knocky noo

Seven little crocodiles

Grannys got the fleas

Good morning, good morning

Here comes the little centipede

5-7

 

Going down to Devon

Get moving penguin!

Go, granny, go

The little seal pup

Jimbo and Jack

Owl hunts

Dragon came to tea

Did ever you hear a dragon sing?

Atchoo, atchoo!sneezed the zebra at the zoo

Bees knees and thrushes ankles

Whoopsy diddle dun a dandy-oh!

Something scary this way comes

Hey, hippopotamus

Rob Webb and the cobweb

Ants in their pants

Little Red Riding Hood

Can you count?

I can jump in stinky cheese

Penny roll

6-9

 

A tiger and a spider

Everywhere they go

Bip and Bops song

Ants in their pants

Giraffe, giraffe, giraffe

Tiddley pom

Dont wake the dinosaurs!

The mermaid and the whale

With Wynken, Blynken and Nod

Did you ever see a kangaroo?

Fox went out in the pale moonlight

A-galloping we will go

Off on a bike ride

8-11

Here comes trouble!

Sunshine pie

Whales can ride a bike

Stomping on a spider

Grandma saw a possum

 

 


Teaching the songs

Gather the children close to you. When singing a song for the first time use its natural speed so children can appreciate the spirit of the song. Allow the children to learn the words and music of these songs thoroughly before attempting to teach the movements of each game, it is not easy for children to concentrate on both initially, especially when singing in an unfamiliar language. Indeed, you will often find that the less confident will be willing to follow the movements but will take some time before joining in with the words. Often, however, you will find these very same children are singing and impressing their parents in their new language at home!

 

The younger the children the more practice they will need. These children will also appreciate singing familiar songs regularly rather than learning a new one too often. Begin and end a session with old favourites.

 

As children become familiar with a song allow them to change words, make up new ones and suggest different actions or ways to improve performance.


Index of song titles

 

Song title

Song title

A big sunshine pie

Grannys got the fleas

A-galloping we will go

Hey, hippopotamus

A good friend of mine

Here comes the little centipede

A grumpy song

Here comes trouble!

A tiger, a spider and a tiny little mouse

I can jump in stinky cheese

Atchoo, atchoo! sneezed the zebra at the zoo

Jimbo and Jack

Ants in their pants

Knicky knocky noo

Bees, knees and thrushes ankles

Little Red Riding Hood

Bip and Bops song

Off on a bike ride

Busy little bees

Owl hunts

Can you count?

Penny roll

Did you ever see a kangaroo?

Rob Webb and the cobweb

Did ever you hear a dragon sing?

Seven little crocodiles

Dont wake the dinosaurs!

Snails lunch

Dragon came to tea

Something scary this way comes

Everywhere they go

Stomping on a spider

Fox went out in the pale moonlight

The mermaid and the whale

Get moving penguin

The little seal pup

Giraffe, giraffe, giraffe

Tiddley pom

Go, granny go!

Wellies stomp, willies stamp

Going down to Devon

Whales cant ride a bike

Good morning, good morning

Whoopsy diddle dum a dandy-oh!

Grandma saw a possum

With Wynken, Blynken and Nod


Topic index

 

The songs

 

The topics

At the farm

At work

In the woods

Creatures great and small

Colours and clothing

Counting and numbers

Food, fruit and vegs

Homes and gardens

Dance, and play

Days and nights

Family and others

Musical instruments

My body and movement

Friends and feelings

On the water

Position left and right

The seasons and time

Off we go!

Weather hot and cold

A big sunshine pie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A-galloping we will go

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A good friend of mine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A grumpy song

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A tiger, a spider and a tiny little mouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atchoo, atchoo! sneezed the zebra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ants in their pants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bees, knees and thrushes ankles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Busy little bees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can you count?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dont wake the dinosaurs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everywhere they go

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fox went out in the pale moonlight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get moving penguin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giraffe, giraffe, giraffe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go granny go!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Going down to Devon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good morning, good morning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grannys got the fleas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey, hippopotamus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here comes the little centipede

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here comes trouble!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can jump in stinky cheese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jimbo and Jack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knicky knocky noo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off on a bike ride

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Owl hunts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Red Riding Hood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penny roll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rob Webb and the cobweb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seven little crocodiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snails lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The little seal pup

 

 

 

 

 

 

The mermaid and the whale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiddley pom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whales cant ride a bike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whoopsy diddle dum a dandy-oh!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The songs

 

The topics

At the farm

At work

In the woods

Creatures great and small

Colours and clothing

Counting and numbers

Food, fruit and vegs

Homes and gardens

Dance, and play

Days and nights

Family and others

Musical instruments

My body and size

Friends and feelings

On the water

Position left and right

The seasons and time

Off we go! Places

Weather hot and cold


Also from the Singing games for children home page

 

Hop, skip and away we go!

Age group

Moving in place

Moving in space

Pair + more games

Circle games

Line games

4-5

 

6 little frogs

Dingle dangle scarecrow

Little red wagon

Brave, brave mouse

Jimmy crack corn

Creep, mousie, creep

Bobbing up and down

Dipidu

Elephant

 

Oats and beans

Sing a song of sixpence

Charlie over the ocean

The muffin man

Jingle at the window

Train is a-comin

Bow-wow-wow

Floating down the river

Jim along Josie

5-6

 

Shoo fly

Pick a bale of cotton

Hot potato

My aunt came back

Scraping up sand

(Shiloh)

Round and round the village

Im a big bright star on a Christmas tree

Bow Belinda

Draw a bucket of water

Shake them simmons down

Im a little Dutch child

Old Roger is dead

Little black train

Rise, sugar, rise

Sur le pont dAvignon

Dusty bluebells

Here comes a bluebird

Four in a boat

Willowbee

The alley-alley-o

6-8

 

 

 

Rig-a-jig-jig

Jolly is the miller

Grand old Duke of York

Hansel and Gretels dance


 

Away we go!

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair + more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Obwisana

Hop, old squirrel

Shake those sillies out

Here we go up, up, up!

Walking, walking

Roosters and hens

Hop little bunnies

Handy spandy

Ha, ha this away

Aeroplanes, aeroplanes

Hello, hello, everybody

Tingalayo

When ducks get up in the morning

Bonjour mes amis, bonjour

Dance to your daddy

Row your boat

See-saw Margery Daw

Wind the bobbin up

Kangaroo Brown

The bear went over the mountain

Sally go round the sun

Jump Jim Joe

Alice the camel

A ring oroses

Here we go round the mulberry bush

Bear sleeps

Bobby Bingo

My pigeon house

The farmers in his den

Little sandy girl

 

5-7

 

Cousin Peter

Little Sally Walker

You gotta sing

Oh, watch the stars

Down in the jungle

She sailed away

When I was one

A sailor went to sea The monster stomp

Yat yih sam

Jambo

The more we get together

Spring song

Ah, my little Augustine

Dancing ladybirds

Wind, wind sugar baby

Knees up Mary Muffet Tiny Tim

Ritsch ratsch

Little frogs

My clarinet

Knees up Mother Brown

Tiddely pom

Ali Babas farm

The courtyard of my house

Punchinello

Mighty pretty motion

Down by the river

Snail, snail

Oranges and lemons

Nuts in May

Going down to Devon

A-galloping we will go

6-9

 

Sambalele

Father Abraham

All around the kitchen

Down by the bay

Doctor Dingle, Doctor Jingle

Epo i tai tai e

Mi chacra

Dansa dels amics

El patatuf

Just like the moon

My fathers garden

Wake me! Shake me!

Aint it great to be crazy!

This old man

Turn the glasses over

Ah wune kune

Sarasponda

Amichi Charlie, Charlie

Threw it out the window

Green gravel

John Kanaka-naka

Che che koolay

Hey, Betty Martin

Mister Rabbit

We are going to Kentucky

Mrs Bond

A big sunshine pie

Here comes Sally

Here we go zudio

Pop! goes the weasel

Roll the old chariot along

8-11

 

Lundi matin

Yankee doodle

Pig in the parlour

Old brass wagon

Weevily wheat

Sandy land

It aint gonna rain no more

When Susie was a baby

Tue tue

Funga alafia

La mistenlaire

La terre nourrit tout

When we dance the polka

Ise the by

Fatou yo

Bully in the alley


 

Hop-l! The French collection 1

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair + more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Violette bicyclette

La tapette

Les marionettes

Moi jaime papa

Une poule sur un mur

Un kilomtre pied

la ronde jolie

Jai un pied qui remue

La toumba

Petit escargot

Un petit bonhomme

Pimpanicaille

Jean Petit

Mon petit lapin

la queue leu leu

La danse du Limousin

5-7

 

Sauterelle

Tte, paules, genoux et pieds

La bote outils

Un ouistiti

Un lphant a trompe

Enroulez le fil

Pimp, Pimp

Dansons la capuchine

Cest la Chandeleur

Savez-vous planter les choux?

Qui a peur du loup?

Jai des poules

Lou Branle

Secoue-toi

Pied petitou

Le loriot

La ronde des oursons

Polichinelle

Bonjour ma cousine

Alouette

Monsieur lOurs

Le petit nid de livre

Sardines et crocodiles

Un lphant qui se balanait

6-9

 

Promenons-nous dans les bois

Mains et pieds

Le grand cerf

Ah! Les crocodiles

La Lanverne

Quand Fanny

Auprs de ma blonde

 

Le boogie woogie

Drle de machine Coccinelle

Tournons autour de la bruyre

 

Toc, toc, toc, toc Ah! Mon beau chteau

Citrouille

Lalouette sur la branche

Passez pompons

Passe passe passera

8-11

 

Jai vu le loup

Petroushka

Ya un rat

Danse de lours

Quand Biron voulut danser

La volette

Branle du rat


 

Allons-y! The French collection 2

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair + more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Paris

Les petits poissons

Tourne, tourne petit moulin

Meunier tu dors

Bateau sur leau

Tous en rond dansez

Le beau bateau

Jaime la galette

Rondin picotin

Le fermier dans son pr

Voulez-vous le ramoneur?

Les petites locos

La reine a dit

Cest Rivaut

 

5-7

 

Les roues du bus

Pomme de reinette

Les fourmis marchent

Petit ourson

Mains en lair

Allons chercher lherbette

Scions du bois

La belette

Au feu les pompiers

La danse des lapins

La fenotte

Un facteur nest pas pass

Roulez roulez

Viendras-tu dans mon bateau

Le furet du bois

la ronde des muets

Train de balai

En passant les Pyrnes

Quand trois poules

Enfilons les aiguilles du bois

Le petit train

6-9

 

Il tait une fermire

Rock and roll des gallacins

Trempe ton pain Marie

Une soir dans sa cabane

La secouette

La trompeuse

Le plus nous sommes ensembles

La Bigue Bigette

Les chevalier de la table ronde

Melchior et Balthazar

Sur le pont dAvignon

Saut du lapin

Cest Gugus

Nous nirons plus au bois

En roulant ma boule

Pour passer le Rhne

Fanfan la Tulipe

Madmoiselle voulez-vous danser?

8-11

Dans la fort lointaine

En passant par la Lorraine

Il tait un petit navire

Jean de la Lune

La danse des lgumes

la Monaco

La mistenlaire

La terre nourrit tout

Pique la baleine

Le chevalier du Guet

La fille du coupeur de bl


 

La pjara pinta The Spanish collection

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair+ more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games inc

skipping

4-6

 

Brinca la tablita

Dos manitas, diez deditos

Pon gallinita pon

Cinco lobitos

Yo tengo una casita

Con mi martillo

Los pescaditos

Los pajaritos que van

Cigea cigea

La araa pequeita

Qui qui ri qui

Los pollitos dicen

Al pavo pavito

Debajo un botn

Ahora vamos a cantar

El juego de Juan Pirulero

La vaca lechera

Mi carita redondita

A la rueda, rueda

Al corro de la patata Una, do, li, tra

Patatin, patatin, patatero

La bella naranja

Uno, dos y tres

Cinco ratoncitos

Bartolo

Jos se llama el padre

As le hace Juan

Doa cigea Pajarito vuela t

5-7

 

La gallina popujada

Digo si, digo no

Yo tengo una carita

Saco una manita

Una mosca

La cucaracha

La foca Ramona

El cocodrilo

Caballito blanco

Juan Paco Pedro de la Mar

El juego chirimbolo

As van, van, van

Bate bate chocolate

Aserrn, aserrn Una pulga y un ratn

Teresa la marquesad

Martinello

Mi gallo

Miguel, Miguel, Miguel

Las ocas van descalzas

San Serini

Don Piruli

Ni t, ni t, ni t

Se baila el minu

La mariposa

Pimpn

Un ratoncito

Pico picotero

Arroz con leche

El gato y el ratn

Don Melitn

El toro Torojil

A las estatuas de marfil

El florn

A la rueda de San Miguel

Todos los patitos

El caracolito

Aquel caracol

Un elefante se balanceaba

A la vibora de la mar

Que llueva

6-9

 

Los esqueletos

Mi cuerpo, mi cuerpo

Juanito cuando baila

Veo, veo

Patos, pollos y gallinas

Con el guri, guri, guri

El barco chiquitito

Se va la barca

Tres hojita madre

Pin, pin, pin

La tia Monica

Juguemos en el bosque

Los patitos

El baile de la avena

El cocherito, ler

Mirad, mirad all

Taco y punta

A coger, el trbole

A la zapatilla por detrs

Cantaba la rana

Soy el farolero

La tarantulita

El chipi, chipi

Gatatumba

Doa Blanca

Naranja dulce

Andar en tren

La danza de la serpiente

Al pasar la barca

La reina de los mares

Mirn, mirn, mirn

8-11

El juego del calentamiento

A mi burro a mi burro

En alta mar

La pjara pinta

El tambor de la Alegra

La Tarara

La farola del palacio

Tiburn, tiburn

En la feria de San Juan

Chiapenecas

La petaquita

Estaba una pastora

La rueda ms Hermosa

Chequi morena

Yo tengo un tallarn

Matarile

La reina Berenguela

Mambr

Al nimo

 

Joan del Rui The Catalan collection

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair+ more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Peix peixet

Arri, arri, tatanet

Jo tinc una cabreta

El ruquet valent

Les fulletes

Lesquirol

Pedra, pedreta

Som els bombers

La sardana de l'avellana

Els petits putxinellis

Ploreu, ploreu nineties

La Caterineta

Soc un bolet

Escarabat bum-bum

Sol, solet

Dalt del diri

Un tren petit

5-7

 

La tortuga ballaruga

Conillets a amagar

La petita granoteta

 

En Patufet

El lle no em fa por

Trinco, trinco

La pedreta

En Joan Petit

Els esclops d'en Pau

Volta cap aqu

M'agrada la tardor

La lluna la pruna

Ara plou, ara neva

La gallina ponicana

La dansa-sa

El gegant del Pi

Xim, na, na, n

Tres sis nou

Tots els ocells que canten

Napole

El bedriol

Mireu els meus necs

Jo tinc cinc pomes

6-9

 

Som els cavallers

Si tu et vols diverter

El dijous llarder

Mireu all dalt

Els quatre llauradors

Pet patum

Ball de cercavila de Sals

Les pometes

Peu polidor

Balla el drac

Can dels colors

El petit vailet

Beurem una boteta

Olles, olles

Picarella

El ball de Sant Corneli

El tio fresco

La coqueta amb sucre

La solipanta

Xiriminim

A la vora de la mar

8-11

 

El ball de Sant Ferriol

La pastoreta

Joan del Riu

La castanyera

La bolangera

Sant Antoni i el dimoni

El ball de la civada

La masovera

Ball dels mocadors

El ball de la maniera

En Joan ve de la cuina

 

Karuzela The Polish collection

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair+ more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Wlazł kotek na płotek

Tu paluszek

 

Kłko graniaste

Baloniku

Kot i mysz

Julijanka

Stoi rżyczka

Dwa malutkie misie

 

5-7

 

My jesteśmy krasnoludki

 

Nie chcę cię

Czarny baranie

Jeżyk

Fari, fara, farum

Grozik

Tańczymy labada

Rolnik sam w dolinie

Mało nas

Stary niedźwiedź

Mam chusteczkę haftowaną

Ojciec Wirgiliusz

Nitko nitko

Jedzie pociag

Jawor jawor

6-9

 

 

Maszerują dzieci drogą

Miała baba

Wele wele wetka

Karuzela

 

Jadą jadą misie

Chodzi lisek koło drogi

Pingwinek

Stonoga

8-11

 

Trojak

Ja Kujawiak, ty Kujawiak

Czerwone jabłuszko

Hej, żeglujże żeglarzu

Szła dzieweczka

 

 

 

Tingelinge pannenkoek The Dutch collection

Age

group

Moving in space or place

Pair+ more games

(incl. in circles)

Simple circle games

Circle games with one + in the middle

Line games

4-6

 

Rijden, rijden in een wagentje

Handjes draaien

Een koetje en een kalfje

Zo gaat de molen

Deze vuist op deze vuist

Met de vingertjes

Klap eens in je handjes

Twee handjes op de tafel

Hansje Pansje kevertje

Constant heeft een hobbelpaard

Zagen, zagen, wiedewiedewagen

Op een grote paddenstoel

Dit zijn mijn wangetjes

Het regent, het regent

Varen varen over de baren

Visje visje in het water

Woutertje, Woutertje

We maken een kringetje

Jan Huygen in de ton

Daar zat een klein zigeunermeisje

Heb een brilletje al voor mijn ogen

Boer wat zeg je van mijn kippen

Zakdoekje leggen

Een treintje ging uit rijden

Al de eendjes

5-7

 

Mag ik een trapje hoger gaan?

In Den Haag daar woont een graf

Opa Bakkebaard

En mijn n been staat

Hoedje van papier

Jongens meisjes aan de kant

Ik heb twee mooie oren

Hannes loopt op klompen

Hop Marjanneke

Juffrouw, wilt u mijn marmotje eens zien?

Elsje Fiederelsje

Papegaaitje leef je nog?

Onder moeders paraplu

Parapluutje, parasolletje

Witte zwanen, zwarte zwanen

De krokodil die ligt in het water

Er was er eens een mannetje

Ra, ra, ra, wie heeft de bal

De zevensprong

Waar is Jan met de bokkewagen?

Robinson Robinson

Er was er eens een vrouw

In Holland staat een huis

Joepie Joepie

Hinkel de pinkel

Zeg ken jij de mosselman

Ik stond laatst voor een poppenkraam

Zeg roodkapje

k Zou zo graag een ketting rijgen

De boom die wordt

Berend Botje

6-9

 

In de maneschijn

Een Nederlandse Amerikaan

Advocaatje ging op reis

Er zaten zeven kikkertjes

Roodborstje tikt aan het raam

Ik zag twee beren

Daar reed een boer naar Leuven

Toemba, toemba, toemba, toemba

Wie gaat er mee

Twee violen en een bas, bas, bas

 

Groen is gras, groen is gras

Zoo zijn onze manieren

Twee boerenkinderen

In een groen knollenland

Het regent op de brug

Annemarie Katrien

Juffrouw, wil je de polka leren?

Schipper mag ik overvaren

8-11

Tante Pie

Epompee

Ik ben geboren in Frieseland

Ri-ra-roets

Als mijn vader en mijn moeder

Twee emmertjes water halen

Hak en teen


Acknowledgements

To those in the past who have written quite wonderful tunes and words and those who have kept the tradition alive by passing it on to other generations to enjoy and to provide them with inspiration.

 

Every endeavour has been made to trace owners of copyright materials and I would encourage copyright owners to contact me if their rights have been unwittingly infringed.

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