Farmer in the Dell

Activity Instructions:

Pass out microphones to children. Ask for some of their favorite songs, and sing them together. Then sing through solfege syllables, allowing class to echo. Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, Fa, Mi, Re, Do. Then introduce song for the week.

Lyrics:

|: Do Do Do Do Do Do
Re Mi Mi Mi Mi Mi
Sol Sol Sol Sol Me Do
Re Mi Mi Re Re Do :|

 

The Farmer in the Dell,
The Farmer in the Dell,
Hi-ho, the derry-o,
The farmer in the dell!

The Farmer takes a Wife…
The Wife takes a Child…
The Child takes a Cow¬†…
Cow takes a Pig…
Pig takes a Dog…
Dog takes a Cat…
Cat takes a Mouse…
Mouse takes the Cheese…
The Cheese stands alone.