Tag Archives: Song

Bean Bags, Steady Beat, and Good Friends

The All-Stars and Ducks are focusing on friendship and teamwork in their classes. For a musical experience, we sung a little song and tossed bean bags with a steady beat to recognize the good friends around us. While tossing the … Continue reading

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Sing and Move to “A Ram Sam Sam”

The Ladybugs, Bears, and Zebras are singing “A Ram Sam Sam,” a popular folk song and children’s game from Morocco.  We learned the song in three pieces: “A ram sam sam,” “guli,” and “a rafi.”  We learned hand motions that … Continue reading

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“You Are My Sunshine” Song and Book

In light of the beautiful sunny Houston weather we have been having, I have started teaching students the song “You Are My Sunshine.” I read a book with the song to the Elephants, Seals, All-Stars, Monkeys, Giraffes, and Zebras. The … Continue reading

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Baby Bumblebee – Ouch!

In the Seals and Elephants classes, we are singing “Baby Bumblebee.” I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee. Won’t my mommy be so proud of me. I’m bringing home a baby bumblebee. Buzzzz. ‘Ouch, he bit me.’ With a bumblebee finger … Continue reading

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Culture-in-Focus: Kenya

The Intra Curricular Activities Teachers (ICAT) dedicate February  a “Culture-In-Focus” month for all elementary students: Zebras, Giraffes, Agents, Alligators, Owls, Bears, Labs, Penguins, Mustangs, and Explorers.  This year, we are learning about Kenya! Students are learning how to say hello, … Continue reading

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“Help This Planet Earth!”: Ocean Drum

Earth Day is approaching in two weeks and we are celebrating with a song, story, and presentations.  All the preschool classes (Bears, Elephants, All-Stars, Kangaroos, and Dragonflies) are singing “Evergreen, Everblue” by Raffi while the oldest classes are presenting their … Continue reading

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