Winter Animal Songs


Movement/song: using the song Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear substitute Polar Bear sounds, actions: Polar Bear, Polar Bear turn around, Polar Bear, Polar Bear touch the ground. Polar Bear, Polar Bear growl real loud, Polar Bear, Polar Bear sit on the ground…


One royal penguin, feeling very blue, called for his brother then there were two.
Two royal penguins swimming in the sea, called for their sister, then there were three. Three royal penguins waddle on the shore, call for their mother, then there were four. Four royal penguins learning how to dive, call for their father, then there were five.


Peter, Peter Penguin, marching by, toes turned out and head held high (Stand very tall with legs together and toes pointing out)

A long black coat (Sketch coat down back)

And a clean white vest (Pretend to hold edges of vest in hands)

Peter, Peter Penguin, you’re the best! (Waddle like a penguin)


Polar Bears Tune: Mary had a little lamb

Polar bears are soft and white, soft and white,
Polar bears are soft and white, and live where it’s cold.


Tune: 10 Little Indians

1 little, 2 little, 3 little penguins, 4 little, 5 little, 6 little penguins, 7 little, 8 little, 9 little penguins, 10 little penguin chicks.


Have You Ever Seen A Penguin? (Tune: Have You Ever Seen a Lassie?)

Have you ever seen a penguin? A penguin? A penguin? Have you ever seen a penguin swim this way and that? Swim this way and that way? And this way and that way? Have you ever seen a penguin swim this way and that? (make swimming motions with arms)

. . . slide this way and that (make sliding motion with arms) . . . waddle this way and that (feet close together, tiny waddling steps) . . . flap this way and that (arms close to sides, flap little “wings”)


 

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