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I’ve Been Working on the Railroad

I wanted to include this song on my Let’s Go Music with Friends collection because of the interesting rhythm and tempo changes, but because it’s so wordy and has no chorus, it’s a hard one […]

Dec, 27

Tickle Time

This fun bonding song by the always creative Sandra Boyton will have your kids asking for more. It’s a great song to turn on when your child is asking for a little attention. It’s also […]

Mar, 09

Little Red Caboose

This great little train song is so catchy, partly because of the swooshing hand motion. It makes a neat sound and is easy enough for toddlers to do. Little Red Caboose is part of the […]

Mar, 08

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

I love the alternating back and forth and side to side motion of this song. It can be gentle and soothing if you have a baby on your lap or can be raucous and active […]

Feb, 26

Let’s Go Music with Friends

My son loves trucks and trains and cars and boats and pretty much anything that moves. I wanted to create a Music with Friends curriculum all about vehicles. There are a lot of train songs, […]

Feb, 25

Rubber Ball

When you turn on this track, make sure you have a bunch of balls available. If you have a large group, have everyone sit in a circle and roll balls back and forth. You can […]

Feb, 21

Grand Old Duke of York

This traditional nursery rhyme is a fun lap song for active babies and toddlers. I love this illustration by Steve Morrison. His blog is full of sweet and playful illustrations for kids. During music time, […]

Feb, 19

Miss Polly Had a Dolly

The melody is a bit difficult for little ones, so we like to chant this one. You can use dolls or stuffed animals as props. Or snuggle your child and pretend that they are the […]

Feb, 13

Round and Round the Village

For this game, use a parachute or very big stretchy band. Stand in a circle, make sure everyone has a handle to hold. As you sing, go around and around. When you “go in and […]

Feb, 11

Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F minor: Allegro

This fast piece by Brahms is a great dance track. It’s full of opposites. The piece starts out fast and loud but suddenly gets slow and quiet. At one point the notes become long, evoking […]

Feb, 07

Here’s A Ball for Baby

Here’s a Ball for Baby is an active but calming song. You can sing it as a lullaby to your baby, or do the movements with your toddler. This simple version by Rahel (Ann Rachel) […]

Feb, 06

Rig-a-Jig-Jig

I was skeptical whether my young music friends would be able to do this dance without adult help, but I was surprised how fast they caught on. Their favorite part was the rig-a-jig-jig sawing movement. […]

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