120 Singing Games and Dances for Elementary Schools

By Choksy, Lois Brummitt, David
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UPC Code 9780136350385
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120 Singing Games and Dances by Lois Choksy and David Brummitt is a fun collection of singing dances and games where students will learn movement skills in varying levels of difficulty. The songs are easy to sing and include a melody line with lyrics and clear directions movements. Best for grades
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120 Singing Games and Dances by Lois Choksy and David Brummitt is a fun collection of singing dances and games where students will learn movement skills in varying levels of difficulty. The songs are easy to sing and include a melody line with lyrics and clear directions movements. Best for grades K-6. This spiral bound book is 227 pages.

Contents:
Forward (Carol E. Harris)
Preface
Introduction (Room Arrangement for Games and Dances, Dancing with a Partner).

Section 1- MOVING IN PLACE
Songs and Rhymes: See-Saw, Rain Rain Go Away, Bye Baby Bunting, Eency Weency Spider, Hickory Dickory Dock, Wee Willie Winkie, Bobby Shaftoe's Gone to Sea, Touch Your Shoulders, Whisky Frisky  

Section 2- FREE MOVEMENT IN SPACE Songs: Mighty Pretty Motion, Fly Daniel, Engine #9, Down by the Station, All Round the Brickyard, Take Your Feet Out the Sand, Hop Old Squirrel, Hey Betty Martin, Walk Along John, Walk and Stop

Section 3- CIRCLE GAMES AND DANCES Introduction Acting Out Games and Dances Songs: Ring Around the Rosie, Willum, Teddy Bear, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Sally Go Round the Sun, Little Sally Waters, Oliver Twist, Looby Loo, Did You Ever See a Lassie, Oats Peas Beans and Barley Grow, Dashing Away with a Smoothing Iron, Old Roger Is Dead, Do Do Pity My Case, Jenny Jones
Partner Choosing Games Songs: Bow Wow Wow, Green Grows the Willow Tree, London Bridge, The Farmer in the Dell, The Muffin Man, Circle Round the Zero, Circle Round the Zero II
Chase Games  Songs: A-Tisket A-Tasket, I Wrote a Letter to My Love, The Mill Wheel, Kitty Kitty Casket, Charlie Over the Ocean, Mouse Mousie, Chickany Chickany Craney Crow, Cut the Cake, Little Swallow
Games with Arch Forming Songs: Here Comes a Bluebird, Redbird, Ti-de-o, Go In and Out the Window, London Bridge Is Falling Down, London Bridge Is Broken Down, Threading the Needle, Oranges and Lemons
Winding Games Songs: Wind the Wool, Wind the Bobbin, Stoopin' on the Window, Wind Up the Apple Tree, The Alley Alley Oh
Double Circles  Songs: Happy Is the Miller, John Kanaka, Rig-a-jig-jig, Sailing on the Ocean, I've Been to Haarlem, Old Betty Larkin
Circles with Square Dance Steps Songs: Go Round the Mountain, Shake Them 'Simmons Down, Roll That Brown Jug Down to Town, Golden Ring, Goin' Down to Cairo, Old Dan Tucker

Section 4- SINGING SQUARES
Formation and Terms Songs: Old Brass Wagon, Captain Jinks, Yankee Doodle, 10 Little Indians, Old Joe Clark, Coats of Navy Blue

Section 5- LINE GAMES AND DANCES
Songs for Line Games and Dances Line Games of Confrontation: Lemonade, How Many Miles to Babylon, The Roman Soldiers Line Games with Contra Dance Steps: Billy Billy, Amasee, Come My Little Darling, Lead Through That Sugar and Tea, Paw Paw Patch, I Wonder Where Maria's Gone, The Noble Duke of York, O Belinda Contra Dances with Reels: Alabama Gal, Charlie's Neat and Charlie's Sweet, Bonavist' Harbour, The Ryans and the Pittmans

Section 6- PASSING GAMES
Songs: Button You Must Wander, Cobbler Cobbler, Obwisana, This Way, Al Citron, The Slaves of Job

Section 7- CLAPPING GAMES
Songs: I've Got the Rhythm in My Head, Miss Mary Mack, A Sailor Went to Sea, Weevily Wheat, Stella Ella, Head and Shoulders, Long-Legged Sailor, 4 White Horses, My Landlord

Section 8- GAMES THAT DON'T FIT
Songs: Draw a Bucket of Water, March Away to Old Quebec, Great Big House in New Orleans, Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees, Butterfly Dance, Pop Goes the Weasel

Section 9- CREATING GAMES and DANCES
Songs: Fiddle-De-De, Rocky Mountain, I's the B'y, Kelligrew's Soiree, 4 Brown Caribou

Appendices: Glossary of Movement and Dance Terms, Songs in Teaching Order, National Dance Organizations, Bibliography; Index of Games and Dances, Index of Dance Skills

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