Down in the Valley

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Down in the Valley
More Great Singing Games for Children
By the New England Dancing Masters
Book and CD
 
More great singing games for children, schools, and communities. Includes playground games, play parties, camp songs, and original compositions from the Georgia Sea Islands, New England, Southern Appalachians, and the British Isles.

The CD has instrumental accompaniment and uses adult vocals, children vocals, piano, accordion, banjo, guitar, & percussion; however, the singing games can be (and usually are) performed unaccompanied.   

For pre-K to upper elementary.

Singing Games (by formation listing):
Dancers scattered facing a teacher: At the Bottom of the Sea, Chee Chee Cha, Chicken & a Chicken, Gramma Moses, Hambone, Hunt the Cows, Razzama Tazzama, The Tree Song.

Circle formation without partners
: Alabama Mississippi, Boboneedle, Charlie Over the Ocean, Down Down Baby, Highland Gates, Jump Josie, Mr. B, Roger is Dead, Somebody Waiting For Me, Ti Ya Ya.

Circle Formation with partners
: I Let Her Go Go, Old Brass Wagon.

Couples scattered around the room
: Down in the Valley, Step It Down.

Clapping Games
: 4 White Horses, Green Sally Up, Tweedle Eedle Ee.

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This was suggested to me by my sister, a veteran music educator for 25+ years. I love using these songs. The kids love them. It's a great series.
Laurie O on Aug 22, 2013
I selected this book because I already have "Chimes of Dunkirk" and "Listen to the Mockingbird" which are also made by this group. Both of those books are great. Plus, all three books are recommended for use by Randy DeLelles and Jeff Kriske in the curriculum series. I trust their recommendations.
Janet A on Oct 30, 2012
This was suggested to me by my sister, a veteran music educator for 25+ years. I love using these songs. The kids love them. It's a great series.
Laurie O on Aug 22, 2013
I am a music teacher and learned some activities during a workshop, so I wanted to have my own copy.
Ibi S on May 18, 2013
I selected this book because I already have "Chimes of Dunkirk" and "Listen to the Mockingbird" which are also made by this group. Both of those books are great. Plus, all three books are recommended for use by Randy DeLelles and Jeff Kriske in the curriculum series. I trust their recommendations.
Janet A on Oct 30, 2012
Have loved the Amidon's recordings for years. They are quality recordings, good instructions, fun activities for classes of a variety of ages.
Wendy C on Sep 23, 2012
Lots of fun dances in this selection.
Highland S on Apr 19, 2012
Requested by a professor.
Lynn R on Apr 9, 2012
I changed schools and did not have a copy at my school...it's a necessity
Gloria S on Jan 1, 2012
Great dances inside.
Kari L on Aug 23, 2011
I am a music teacher and learned some activities during a workshop, so I wanted to have my own copy.
Ibi S on May 18, 2013
Have loved the Amidon's recordings for years. They are quality recordings, good instructions, fun activities for classes of a variety of ages.
Wendy C on Sep 23, 2012

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