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My Little Rooster
and Other Folk Songs, Singing Games and Play Parties Vol. 1
By Jill Trinka
Book and CD
34 pages
Grades K - 6

A collection of folk music, games and activities to develop rhythmic, melodic, vocal, motor, social and improvisational skills. Includes information on the notation of the songs and suggested grade levels. Each song gives the origin, lyrics and melody line (most are in stick notation; 6 songs show standard notation), and formation and actions (when appropriate). De Colores is in Spanish, with a rough translation given.

The included CD features Jill singing, sometimes with accompaniment on dulcimer, autoharp, guitar or banjo.   


  • Song transcriptions
  • Directions for all games and play parties
  • Both simple and more advanced directions
  • Song history and comparative source information
  • Suggestions for use in music curricula
  • Music reading examples based on the folk songs
  • Complete indices of subject matter, instrumentation, song type-grade level, meter and time signatures, tone set, melodic elements and patterns, and rhythmic elements and patterns 


  • Alabama Gal
  • Bear Went Over the Mountain
  • De Colores
  • Frosty Weather
  • Goin' to Boston
  • Green Gravels
  • Groundhog
  • Here Comes a Bluebird
  • Hop Old Squirrel
  • I Married My Wife in the Month of June
  • Jim Along Josie
  • Lady Lady
  • Leatherwinged Bat
  • Left Left
  • Let's Go A-Hunting
  • Miss Julie Ann Johnson
  • My Little Rooster
  • The Noble Duke of York
  • Old Betty Larkin
  • Old Woman & the Pig
  • On the Mountain
  • Riding in a Buggy
  • Shoo Fly
  • Skating Away
  • The Snake Baked a Hoecake
  • Turkey Song
  • Welcome Canon
  • The Whistling Gypsy
  • Who Killed Cock Robin
  • Willoughby
  • Wishy Washy


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West Music Store
Great songs.
Kari L on May 10, 2013
Great resource and kids love Jill's voice!
Lisa T on Nov 5, 2011
my niece is a music teacher for elementary school
Maggie A on Dec 15, 2011

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