Action Songs Children Love
From Themes & Variations
compiled by Denise Gagne
Why sing action songs? Action songs are fun and exciting musical activities. Children who may not participate in some musical activities are readily engaged in singing and playing action songs. They love the challenge of remembering the actions while singing.
Each of these volumes contain more than 27 action songs categorized by teaching purpose: beat, high-low, tempo terms, brain teasers, expression, etc. The songs include old favorites and many new ones, as well.
- Volume 1 (Preschool - Grade 2) - includes many favorite songs like "Hickory Dickory Dock," "This Old Man," "Miss Polly," "Wheels On The Bus," and many, many more.
- Volume 2 (Kindergarten - Grade 3) - has favorites like "Johnny One Hammer," "Ham And Eggs," "I Am A Fine Musician," "Down By The Station," and much more.
- Volume 3 (Grades 2 - 5) - includes "Boom Chicka Boom," "I Can Sing A High Note," "My Bonnie," "Little Tommy Tinker," "An Austrian Went Yodelling," and much more.