Song Book Belinda Hughes EDP260 Arts Education Portfolio Two
Songs for Younger Children Song Type Song Title PageIntroduction • D-I-S-C-O 14 • The Cookie Jar 43Humorous • Hunk of Tin 26 • Spider Song 41 • What can make a hippopotamus smile? 46Rounds • Martian Hop 31 •Kookaburra 28 •Fish and Chip 18Repeat After Me • Princess Pat 38 • The Littlest Worm 29 • Tarzan 42Actions • Moose song 33 • Head and Shoulders Baby 23Nursery Rhymes • Humpty Dumpty 25 • The Window 44Learning • 3 Water Buffalo 5 • Beaver Song 8Sequence • Bean Song 7 • Boom Chicka Boom 11Increasing Speed • Black Socks 9 • Dum Dum Da Da 16
Songs for Older Children Song Type Song Title PageSlow • Barges 6 • Moon on the Meadow 32 • On The Loose 37 •Magic 30Humorous • Doughnut Shop 15 • Crocodile Song 12Rounds • Ging Gang Gooli 21 • Dewey 13Repeat After Me • Norwegian Echo 34 • Igga Flygga Fleega Flagga 27 • The Princess Pat 38Actions • Rattlin’ Bog 39 • Tarzan 42Change a line • Old Lady Leary 36 • Elephant Song 17 • Up Above My Head 45Sequence • Boom Chicka Boom 11 • Fried Ham 20Increasing Speed • Boogie Woogie Washer Woman 10 • Have You Ever Been A Fishin’? 2 • O Chester 352
3 Water Buffalo3 water buffalo, buffalo Oh look, the last one has flown 2 water buffalo, buffalo3 water buffalo, buffalo aaaway 2 water buffalo, buffalo3 water buffalo What aaaaa shame 2 water buffaloSitting in a dead tree Darn! Sitting in a dead treeOh look, one of them has No water buffalo, buffalo Oh look, the last one hasflown aaaway No water buffalo, buffalo reeeeturnedWhat aaaaa shame No water buffalo, Let’s reeeejoiceDarn! Sitting in a dead tree Yay!2 water buffalo, buffalo Oh look, one of them has 3 water buffalo, buffalo2 water buffalo, buffalo reeeeturned 3 water buffalo, buffalo2 water buffalo Let’s reeeejoice 3 water buffalo,Sitting in a dead tree Yay! Sitting in a dead treeOh look, one of them has 1 water buffalo, buffalo (Girl Scouts of Central andflown aaaway 1 water buffalo, buffalo Western MassachusettsWhat aaaaa shame 1 water buffalo [GSCWM], 2011b).Darn! Sitting in a dead tree See a video of the song here1 water buffalo, buffalo Oh look, one of them has1 water buffalo, buffalo reeeeturned1 water buffalo Let’s reeeejoiceSitting in a dead tree Yay!
BargesOut of my window looking in the Chorusnight,I can see the barges’ flickering light. Out of my window looking in theSilently flows the river to the sea, night,And the barges do go silently. I can see the barges flickering light. How my heart longs to sail away withBarges, I would like to go with you, youI would like to sail the ocean blue, As you sail across the ocean blueBarges, have you treasures in yourhold? ChorusDo you fight with pirates brave andbold? Out of my window looking in the night,Out of my window looking in the I can see the barges flickering light.night, But I must sit beside my windowI can see the barges’ flickering light. DearStarboard shines green and port is And watch you sail away from here.glowing red,I can see the barges far ahead. Chorus See the song being sung here (GSCWM, 2011a)
Bean Song •Pork ‘nMy dog ___ likes to roam, one day ___ •Coffeeleft his home. •Cocoa •GreenHe came back quite unclean, where oh- •Stringwhere has ___ been? •Butter •Yellow •Refried___ bean, ___ bean, where oh where •Blackhas ___ been? •Pinto •Baked___ bean, ___ bean, where oh where •Waxhas ___ been? •Kidney •Chili •Garbanzo •Mexican Jumping •Jelly(GSCWM, 2011b). •And any other beans...
Beaver SongBeavers One, Beavers All,Lets go do the Beaver Call!Beavers Two, Beavers Three,Lets go climb the Beaver Tree!Beavers Four, Beavers Five,Lets go do the Beaver Jive!Beavers Six, Beavers Seven,Lets all go to Beaver Heaven!Beavers Eight, Beavers Nine,STOP! Its Beaver Time!Go Beaver, go Beaver, go go goBeaver!To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2010)
Black SocksBlack socks they never getdirty!The longer you wear them theblacker they get.Sometimes I think I mightwash them…But something inside meKeeps saying not yet… notyet… not yet. (GSCWM, 2011b).To see a video of this song, click here
Boogie Woogie Washing Woman Down in the jungle where nobody goes Theres a Boogie-Woogie Washing Woman washing her clothes With a scrub-a-dub here and a scrub-a-dub there A Boogie-Woogie Washing Woman washing her clothes A didly-ah-ah a boogie-woogie A didly-ah-ah a boogie-woogie A didly-ah-ah a boogie-woogie A Boogie-Woogie Washing Woman washing her clothes Yeah! (GSCWM, 2011d).
Boom Chicka BoomI said a boom chicka boomI said a boom chicka boomI said a boom chicka rocka chicka rockachicka boomUh huhOh yeahOne more timeUnderwater style!Additional styles:Valley girl, Janitor, Baby, Monster, Astronaut,British, Race Car, Darth Vader, ArnoldSchwarzenegger, Harry Potter(GSCWM, 2011a)To see a video of this song, click here
Crocodile SongShe sailed away on a sunny summer’sdayOn the back of a crocodile.“You can see,” said she“He’s as tames as he be;I’ll ride him down the Nile!”Well the croc winked his eye,As she waved them all good-bye,Wearing a happy smile.At the end of the ride, the lady wasinside,And the smile was on the crocodile!(GSCWM, 2010)To see a video of this song, click here
DeweyDewy was the grass at the early breakof dayDewey was the admiral at ManilaBay.Dewy were her eyes as she bid herlove adieu.Do we love each other?I should say we do! (GSCWM, 2011b).
D-I-S-C-OHey ______!Hey what!?Whatca gonna do, whatca gonna do?Step to the side!DISCO!Roll my eyes!DISCO!Stomp my feet!DISCO!And groove to the beat!D-I-S-C-O!That’s the way we disco!D-I-S-C-O!That’s the way we disco!(GSCWM, 2011b).
Doughnut ShopWe-e-e-ll, I walked around the cornerAnd I walked around the blockAnd I walked right into a doughnut shopAnd I picked up a doughnut straight out ofthe greaseAnd I handed the lady a five-centpiece.We-e-e-ll she looked at the nickel andshe looked at meAnd she said "This money is no good tome!Theres a hole in the middle and itgoes right through."Said I, “There’s a hole in mydoughnut too!Thanks for the doughnut. Bye bye!” (GSCWM, 2010)To see a video of this song, click here
Dum Dum Da Da Dum dum da da Dum da dum da da Dum dum da da da Dum dum dum da da Dum dum da da Dum da dum da da Dum dum da da da Dum Each time the song is sung, increase the speed slightly (GSCWM, 2011b). To see a video of this song, click here
Elephant SongOh have you ever seen,What’s in the air tonight?It’s something great and big,It’s riding on a bike,It is an elephant,It is so elegant,It has a trunk in front,And tail behind.Each time the verse is sung,replace the next line with ‘nana na na na na’ until youmake it through the entiresong with na na’s. (GSCWM, 2011b).
Fish and ChipsFish and chips and vinegarVinegar, vinegar.Fish and chips and vinegarPepper, pepper, pepper, salt.Dont throw your trash in mybackyardMy backyard, my backyard.Dont throw your trash in mybackyardMy backyards full.One bottle pop, two bottle pop,three bottle popFour bottle pop, five bottle pop, sixbottle pop, seven, seven bottle pop(GSCWM, 2011b).To see a video of this song, click here
Five Little DuckiesFive little ducks went out one dayOver the hills and far awayMother Duck said, “Quack, quack,quack, quack!”But only four little duckies cameback.Four little ducks went out one day…Three little ducks went out oneday…Two little ducks went out one day…One little duck went out one day…Sad Mother Duck went out one dayOver the hills and far awayMother Duck said, “Quack, quack,quack quack!”And all of the five little duckies cameback!!! (GSCWM, 2010)
Fried HamFried ham, fried hamCheese and baloneyAfter the macaroni,We’ll have some,Pickles, and pretzelsThen we’ll have some more fried hamFried ham, fried ham!Next verse, same as the first!_____ style, a whole lot worse!Styles (to sing the song in):MonsterBabyOperaCountryFor final verse:Last verse, same as the first!ALL the styles, a whole lot worse!Sing the chorus through one last time, with a linefrom each verse (GSCWM, 2011b).
Ging Gang GooliGing gang gooli, gooli, gooli, watchaGing gang goo, Ging gang gooGing gang gooli, gooli, gooli, watchaGing gang goo, Ging gang gooHey-la hey-la shey-laHey-la shey-la hey-la hoHey-la hey-la shey-laHey-la shey-la hey-la hoShalliwalli Shalliwalli ShalliwalliShalliwalliOompah Oompah Oompah...(GSCWM, 2011b).
Have You Ever Been A Fishin’? Have you ever been fishin’ on a bright and sunny day, With all the little fishies swimming up and down the bay? With your hands in your pockets and pockets in your pants, And all the little fishies doing the hoochie-coochie dance? Na na na na na na na na na Na na na na na na na na na With your hands in your pockets and pockets in your pants, And all the little fishies doing the hoochie-coochie dance? To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011a)
Head and Shoulders BabyHead and shoulders baby 1-2-3Head and shoulders baby 1-2-3Head and shoulders,Head and shoulders,Head and shoulders baby 1-2-3 Head and shoulders, knees andKnees and ankles, baby, 1-2-3… ankles, pick an apple, scoop the cotton, round the world, baby 1-2-3…Pick an apple, baby, 1-2-3… (GSCWM, 2011a)Scoop the cotton, baby, 1-2-3…Round the world, baby 1-2-3…
The Hippo SongWhat can make a hippopotamus What can make a hippopotamussmile? smile?What can make him run for over a What can make him run for over amile? mile?It’s not the party with the paper hats It’s not the tune on the old violinIt’s not the candy that makes him fat It’s not the sound of the whistlingThat’s not what hippos do windThey… ooze through the gooze That’s not what hippos dowithout any shoes They… ooze through the goozeThey wade through the water ‘til their without any shoeslips turn blue That’s what hippos, yes that’s whatCause that’s what hippo’s do! hippos, that’s what hippos do. To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011a)
Humpy DumptyHumpty-Dump, Hump, Humpty-Dumpty, Dumpty.Humpty-Dump, Hump, Humpty-Dumpty, Dumpty.(insert 6 beats of nursery rhyme)And Huh! Ain’t that funky now!Nursery rhymes:Twinkle, TwinkleHumpty DumptyBaa-Baa Black SheepMary Had a Little LambLittle Jack HornerLittle Miss MuffettJack & JillMary, Mary Quite ContraryThe Itsy Bitsy SpiderWatch a video of this song here(GSCWM, 2011c).
Hunk of TinIm a little hunk of tin, Coca-Cola came to town,Nobody knows what shape Im in. Pepsi-Cola knocked him down.Got four wheels and a running board! Dr. Pepper fixed him up,Im a Chevy, not a Ford! Now we all drink 7-up!Honk, honk, Rattle, rattle, ChorusCrash, beep, beep!Honk, honk, Rattle, rattle, 7-up has got the flu.Crash, beep, beep! No one knows just what to do.Honk, honk, Rattle, rattle, I know what and so do you,Crash, beep, beep! Now we all drink MountainHonk, honk, Rattle, Dew.Crash, beep, beep! ChorusI’m a little tea and teaI’m as cute as I can be (GSCWM, 2011b).I’ve got ruffles on my oops boys takeanother guessI’ve got ruffles on my dress To watch a video of this song, click here
Igga Flygga Fleega FlaggaEarly in the morning, Gonna buy some birdseed,When I was fast asleep. For my windowsill.I hear a little birdie, Just to keep her quiet,That goes cheep, cheep! Just to keep her still!And the little birdie, Its for the little birdie,Has a funny name. With the funny name.Shes.... Shes....Called.... Called....Igga Flygga Fleega Flagga ChorusIsh Knishga Niga NigaIgga Flygga Fleega Flagga To see a video of this song, click hereBir-r-r-die (Echo)! (GSCWM, 2011a)
Kookaburra Kookaburra sits On the old gum tree Merry merry king Of the bush is he Laugh! Kookaburra, laugh! Gay your life must be!
The Littlest WormThe littlest worm, I burped him up,I ever saw, And he was deadWas stuck inside, I buried him,My soda straw. In my teacher’s bedThe littlest worm I ever saw, was stuck I burped him up and he was dead, I buriedinside my soda straw! him in my teacher’s bedHe said to me, The morale of,Don’t take a sip, This little tale,For if you do, If you see a worm,I’ll surely slip, Do not inhale!He said to me don’t take a sip, for if The morale of this little tale, if you see ayou do I’ll surely slip worm do not inhale!I took a sip, This is the end,And he went down, There is no more,All through my pipes, So what are we,He surely drowned. Still singing for?I took a sip and he went down, right This is the end, there is no more! So whatthrough my pipes he surely drowned. are we still singing for? To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011c).
MagicMagic is the sun that makes the rainbow out of rain. ChorusAnd magic keeps the dream alive to try, try again.Magic is the love that stays when good friends have When I grew up I learned again that, much to myto leave. surprise,I do believe in magic, I believe. the magic did not fade away it took a new disguise.When I was young I thought the stars were made A child, a friend, a smile a song, the courage tofor wishing on. stand tall.And every hole deep in a tree must hide a I do believe in magic, after all.leprechaun.Old houses all had secret rooms, if one could find Chorusthe key.I do believe in magic, I believe. Magic is the sun that makes the rainbow out of rain.Chorus And magic keeps the dream alive to try, try again. Magic is the love that stays when good friendsGrowing up the grown ups said someday I’d wake have to leave.to find, I do believe in magic,that magic was a childhood game I’d have to leave For love’s the greatest magic,behind. I do believe in magic, I believe.Like clothes that would no longer fit, or toys that I’dignored. See a video of the song hereI’d not believe in magic anymore. (GSCWM, 2011a)
Martian HopOoh mau mau EeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Ei eeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Ei eeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Martian hop!Ooh mau mau EeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Ei eeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Ei eeeeeeeeeBoppa ooh mau mau Martian hop!Ooh mau mau (GSCWM, 2011b).Boppa ooh mau mauBoppa ooh mau, ooh mau,Ooh mau mauOoh mau mauBoppa ooh mau mauBoppa ooh mau, ooh mau,Ooh mau mau
Moon on the MeadowMoon on the meadow, bugs in our We will return there one lucky dayears Our hearts will guide us, they knowSmoke in our eyes, wet wood and the waytears People in cities cant understandUp on the meadow, water Falling in love with the landsomewhereWe were the only ones there. Moon on the meadow, bugs in our earsWild horse and slushy, dry lakes the Smoke in our eyes, wet wood andpeaks tears.Finding the love there that everyoneseeks (GSCWM, 2011a)Hiking to rainbows, sunsets and starsJust finding out who we areSee a video of the song here
Moose SongThere was a great big moose ChorusWho liked to drink a lot of juiceThere was a great big moose He drank his juice with careWho liked to drink a lot of juice But he spilt it in his hair He drank his juice with careSingin’ Way-oh! But he spilt it in his hairWay-oh way-oh way-oh way-ohWay-oh, way-oh! ChorusWay-oh way-oh way-oh way-oh Now hes a sticky mooseThe mooses name was Fred But he’s a moose…He liked to drink his juice in bed Full of juice...The mooses name was Fred On the loose…He liked to drink his juice in bed ChorusTo see a video of this song and the actions, click here (GSCWM, 2011a)
Norwegian EchoWe have campfired here (echo) When the sun goes down (echo)By the deep, deep sea (echo) Everything is still (echo)And the slender trees (echo) And our campfire song (echo)On a lonesome isle (echo) Echoes round the hill (echo)All that we hold dear (echo) We have campfired here (echo)In the north and south (echo) By the deep fjord (echo)Can be seen so clear (echo) And the slender trees (echo)In the golden glow (echo) On Norwegian soil (echo) (GSCWM, 2010) See a video of the song here
O ChesterOh Chester, have youHeard about Harry?Just got back from the armyI heard he learnedHow to wear his clothesHip, hip, hoorayFor the army(GSCWM, 2011b).To see a video of the actions and the song, please click here
Old Lady LearyLate last night while we were all inbedOld Lady Leary hung a lantern in the shedAnd when the cow kicked it overShe winked her eye and said“There’ll be a hot time in the oldtown tonight”FIRE! FIRE! FIRE!Pour on water, pour on water!Save my children, save my children!Jump, lady, jump, HA!(GSCWM, 2011c).repeat, while omitting the phrases bed,lantern, kicked, eye, fire fire fire, pour onwater pour on water, save my childrensave my children, jump lady jump
On The Loose Theres a trail that Ive been hikingOn the loose to climb a mountain Just to see where it may goOn the loose where I am free Many places yet to visitOn the loose to live my life Many people yet to knowThe way I think my life should be. So in following my dreamsFor Ive only got a moment I will live and I will growAnd the whole world yet to see On a trail thats waitingIll be looking for tomorrow on the loose. Out there on the loose.Have you ever watched the sunrise ChorusTurn the sky completely red?Have you slept beneath the moon So in search of love and laughterand stars Ill be traveling ‘cross this landA pine bough for your bed? Never sure of where Im goingDo you sit and talk with friends For I havent any plans.Though a word is never said? So in time when you are readyThen youre just like me and Come and join me, take my hand,Youve been on the loose. And together well share life Out on the looseChorus ChorusTo see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011b).
Princess Pat Now Captain JackThe Princess Pat Had a mighty fine crewLived in a tree To see a video of the son They sailed acrossShe sailed across The channel tooThe seven seas But his ship sankShe sailed across And yours will tooThe channel two If you don’t takeAnd she took with her A rig of bamboo!A rig of bamboo! (GSCWM, 2011a) ChorusA rig of bambooNow what is that? Now SupermanIt’s something made Has lost his tanBy the Princess Pat And SupergirlIt’s red and gold Has lost her curlsAnd purple too But they still flew!That’s why it’s called And you will tooA rig of bamboo If you just take A rig of bamboo! Chorus
Rattlin’ BogHey-ho the rattlin bog, Chorusthe bog down in the valley-oHey-ho the rattlin bog, (Repeat, adding a line each time)the bog down in the valley-o Now on that limb there was a branch, a rare branch, a rattlin branchAnd in that bog, Now on that branch there was a twig,There was a tree, a rare twig, a rattlin twig.....A rare tree, Now on that twig there was a nest, aA rattlin tree rare nest, a rattlin nest.....With the tree in the bog Now in that nest there was an egg , aAnd the bog down in the valley-o. rare egg, a rattlin egg..... Now on that egg there was a chicken,Chorus a rare chicken, a rattlin chicken..... Now on that chicken there was aNow on that tree, feather, a rare feather, a rattlinThere was a limb, feather .....A rare limb, Now on that feather there was a tick,A rattlin limb a rare tick, a rattlin tick....With the limb on the tree Now on that tick there was anAnd the tree in the bog elephant…And the bog down in the valley-o. Are you kidding? Elephants can’t fitTo see a video of this song, click here on ticks! (GSCWM, 2011a)
Shooting StarPlease wont you catch a shooting You are so dear, youre my light andstar for me, shining starAnd take it with you on your way You brighten each and every dayThough it seems that weve just met, You are so near, but soon youll be soyoure the one I wont forget farHope some kind wind blows you So why not hold my hand today.back my way ChorusAnd I was thinking maybe somewhere laterdown the road Sometimes I know that a part of youAfter all our stories have been told will showId sit and think of you, a dear friend I once Deep in my heart and in my smileknew There will always be a part of youShot through my life like a shooting star deep inside my heart And Ill know just when to let it show Chorus (GSCWM, 2010)See a video of the song here
Spider SongThere’s a spider on my nose,And he’s crawling to my toesOh what, oh what should I do?Should I knock him to the floorAnd sweep him out the doorShould I shake his hand and sayHow do you do?Well hey Mr Spider,Want some apple cider?How bout a cookie,Or two, three four!Well I like to be politeAnd treat that spider rightCause he’s a living thingAnd he’s got feelings too!To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011a)
Tarzan CheeeeeetaTaaaaarzan! Rockin’ to the beat’aSwinging on a rubber band Crashed into a pizza!Crashed into a frying pan! Now Cheeta is velveetaNow Tarzan has a tan And Jane has a painBut I hope it doesn’t peel! And Tarzan has a tanLike a banaaaaaana! But I hope it doesn’t peel! Like a banaaaaaaaana!Jaaaaane ShaaaaaamuFlying in an aeroplane Swimmin’ in the ocean blueCrashed into a railway train! Crashed into a big canoe!Now Jane has a pain Now Shamu’s gonna sueAnd Tarzan has a tan And Cheeta is velveetaBut I hope it doesn’t peel! And Jane has a painLike a banaaaaaana! And Tarzan has a tan But I hope it doesn’t peel! Like a banaaaaaaaana! (GSCWM, 2011c).
The Cookie Jar_____ stole the cookie from thecookie jar!Who me?Yes you!Couldn’t be!Then who stole the cookie from thecookie jar?(GSCWM, 2011a).
The WindowHumpty dumpty sat on a wallHumpty dumpty had a great fallAnd all the kings horsesAnd all the kings menThrew it out the window!The window,The second story window,High, low, low, high,Threw it out the window.Continue with the first four lines ofother nursery rhymes. (GSCWM, 2011d).
Up Above My Head Up above my head I hear singing in the air And up above my head I hear singing in the air And I really do believe There’s some peace out there And I really do believe There’s some peace somewhere Verse two - I hear “snapping” in the air Verse three - …..“clapping” Verse four - …..“whispers” Verse Five - …..“laughter” See a video of the song here (GSCWM, 2011b).
What can make a hippopotamus smile? What can make a What can make a hippopotamus hippopotamus smile? smile? What can make her walk for What can make her walk for more more than a mile? than a mile? It’s not a party with a paper It’s not a tune on the old violin. hat. Or listening to the whistling wind. It’s not a cake and candy That’s not what hippos do! that can make him fat That’s not what hippos do! They oose-to-the-gooose whithout any shoes They oose-to-the-gooose They swim through the water ‘til whithout any shoes their lips turn blue. They swim through the That’s what Hippos water ‘til their lips turn blue. Cause that’s what Hippos That’s what hippos do! Cause that’s what Hoppos DO! To see a video of this song, click here (GSCWM, 2011a)
ReferencesGirl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (2010). Camp Green EyrieSong Book. Worcester, MA: GSCWMGirl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (2011a). Camp GreenEyrie Song Book. Worcester, MA: GSCWMGirl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (2011b). Camp BonnieBrae Song, Game and Fillers. East Longmeadow, MA: GSCWMGirl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (2011b). Wild WomenWeekend Handbook. East Longmeadow, MA: GSCWMGirl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (2011d). Camp LaurelWood Staff Book. East Longmeadow, MA: GSCWM