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This book contains 57 songs to enjoy with children. Included are songs to sing around the campfire, familiar childhood favorites and some original music written for young children. Instructions for accompanying games and fingerplays are included. All music can be played on a ten string kantele.


Table of Contents

  • Do Your Ears Hang Low? Traditional
  • I Point to Myself Traditional - includes game
  • Bingo Traditional - includes game
  • In A Cabin In The Woods Traditional - includes game
  • Hush, Little Baby Traditional
  • If Youíre Happy And You Know It Traditional - includes game
  • Little Bunny Foo Foo Traditional
  • Thereís A Hole In The Bucket Traditional
  • Whim Wham Waddle Traditional Click on title to see this page.
  • Aiken Drum Traditional
  • The Color For Me by Lani K. Thompson
  • Trying to Think by Lani K. Thompson
  • Pirates on the Sea by Lani K. Thompson Click on title to see this page.
  • Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Traditional
  • My Hat Traditional - includes game
  • Dancing Shoes by Lani K. Thompson
  • Iím A Little Teapot Traditional - includes game
  • The Handle On The Banana by David D. and Lani K. Thompson
  • Lavenderís Blue Traditional
  • The Baby Crocodile by Heather and Rhiannon Woollard
  • A Tisket, A Tasket Traditional
  • Mary Had A Little Lamb Traditional
  • Itís Raining, Itís Pouring Traditional
  • Iím A Nut Traditional - includes game
  • Five Little Monkeys Traditional - includes game Click on title to see this page.
  • The Gorilla Did It by Lani K. Thompson
  • London Bridge Traditional - includes game
  • Here We Go Looby Loo Traditional - includes game
  • There Was A Crooked Man Traditional
  • Meeka, Deeka, Neeka by Lani K. Thompson
  • Strawberry Pie by Lani K. Thompson
  • Kitten In The Corner by David D. Thompson
  • The Ants Go Marching Traditional - includes game
  • Old MacDonald Traditional - includes game
  • Ten In A Bed Traditional - includes game
  • There Was A Man Traditional
  • Sheíll Be Coming ĎRound The Mountain Traditional
  • This Little Light Of Mine Traditional
  • Little Peter Rabbit Traditional - includes game
  • The More We Get Together Traditional
  • The Bear Went Over The Mountain Traditional
  • Ant City by Lani K. Thompson
  • Ring Around The Rosie Traditional
  • The Mulberry Bush Traditional - includes game
  • John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt Traditional - includes game
  • Over In The Meadow Traditional
  • Are You Sleeping? Traditional
  • Michael, Row The Boat Traditional
  • Where Is Thumbkin? Traditional - includes game
  • Boom, Boom, Ainít It Great To Be Crazy? Traditional
  • The Farmer In The Dell Traditional - includes game
  • The Eensy, Weensy Spider Traditional - includes game
  • A Frog Went Courtin' Traditional
  • Sisters by Lani K. Thompson
  • Paw Paw Patch Traditional - includes game
  • This Old Man Traditional - includes game
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