Friday, January 30, 2015

Little Bird, Little Bird

It takes six children to play. Three on each side take hands and make an arch. Then, couple by coupley the children drop hands and go under the arch. (source)

Song: Bluebird, Bluebird

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Fire Down Below

more lyrics

This could be paired with Scotland's Burning as a medley. The words for "Scotland's burning" could be changed to "Ship is burning" or "Something's burning".

Did You Go to the Barney?

An online dictionary gives the definition of "barney" as:
1. a.  an argument.
    b.  a prizefight.
    c.  a fight or brawl.
    d.  a blunder or mistake.
2. a small locomotive used in mining and logging.

1b? 2? Your guess is as good as mine!

Use with beginning recorders on A and B. I like repeating the last phrase several times, getting softer each time: "He rocked just like a cradle, he rocked just like a cradle..."