WARM UP with Boom Chikka Boom Summer Dance
Listen to the song Rillaby Rill. It's a song all about grasshoppers.
While you listen pat an Oom Pa Pa
Oom - pat your leg Oom with one hand
Pa Pa - pat your chest Pa Pa with the other.
MAKE A GRASSHOPPER SOUND to accompany the song.
Get a tin, or a water bottle with ridges on the side - like a guiro instrument.
Use a pencil/stick to scrape up and down as you listen to the music again.
Scrape on the Oom of the Oom Pa Pa rhythm.
Keep it steady - Keep in time.
COME WITH ME SAYS THE BEE
PAT the PULSE
Listen to the music and pat the pulse as you listen.
Count 1 2 3 4 as you pat.
Can you notice the buzzing sound of the bees?
Make a buzzing sound in between the verses.
ADD INSTRUMENTS and PLAY
1. Tap a glass/bottle/mug gently with a pen on the 1 and 3. So 1 2 3 4
2. Buzz with your voice, or a Kazoo, in between the verses.
3. Tap a drum for the rhythm of the words in the last line of the verses
honey & sill - Tap Tap & Tap
pollen & toes - Tap Tap & Tap
-brella & shower – Tap Tap & Tap