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Support facilitate and extend children’s participation in music and movement

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Set up environments in a way that encourages children’s participation in developmentally appropriate music and movement experiences

Using songs creatively
Songs with visual aids

Think about the songs we have been discussing and practising. You may have your own copy of Merrily, Merrily that you have been referring too. Perhaps you have learnt a few new songs yourself.

Think of (3) three songs that would be ideal to use with felt board props. Note them below.

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Listen to:

feltboard with three jelly fish

Three jelly fish feltboard

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Three jelly fish

Three jelly fish, three jelly fish

Three jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock

One fell off…Ohhhhhhh

Two jelly fish, two jelly fish

Two jelly fishhh sitting on the rock

One fell off…Ohhhhhhh

One jelly fish, one jelly fish

One jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock

One fell off…Ohhhhhhh

No jelly fish, no jelly fish

No jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock

One jumped one…Hooray!

One jelly fish, one jelly fish

One jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock

Another jumped on…Hooray!

Two jelly fish, two jelly fish

Two jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock

Another jumped on…Hooray!

Three jelly fish, three jelly fish,

Three jelly fishhhh sitting on the rock.

three speckled frogs

Three little speckled frogs

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Three little speckled frogs

Three little speckled frogs

Sat on a speckled log

Eating some most delicious bugs

Yum, yum

One jumped into the pool

Where it was nice and cool

Now there are two green speckled frogs.

Glub, glub

Two little …

Now there is one green speckled frog,

Glub, glub

One little …

now there are no green speckled frogs,

Glub, glub.

drawing of boy pointing to his sore finger

One, two, three, four, five

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One, two, three four, five

One, two, three, four, five

Once I caught a fish alive

Six, seven eight, nine ten

Then I left him go again

Why did you let him go?

‘Cause he bit my finger so

What finger did he bite?

This little finger on the right.

two small puppets

Two little dicky birds

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Two little dickie birds (1)

Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall,

One named Peter, one named Paul.

Fly away Peter, fly away Paul,

Come back Peter, come back Paul

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Two little dickie birds (2)

Two little dicky birds sitting in a tree,

One named Sally, one named Lee.

Fly away Sally, fly away Lee,

Come back Sally, come back Lee

hand puppet of a beevhive with each finger a bee

Here is the beehive

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Here is the beehive

Here is the beehive

Where are the bees?

Hiding away

where nobody sees.

See them come creeping, out of the hive

One and two and three, four, five.

Listen to How does a caterpillar go? (41 KB)

photo of woman walking a caterpilla up another's arm

How does a caterpillar go?

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How does a caterpillar go?

How does a caterpillar go?

Dear me, does anybody know?

How does a caterpillar go?

On a cabbage leaf the whole day long?