Carol of the Peek-a-Boos

Activity Instructions:

Distribute scarves and explore peek-a-boo. Then play peek-a-boo with recording.

Historical information:

Carol of the Bells” is a popular Christmas carol composed by Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych in 1914[1] with lyrics by Peter J. Wilhousky. The song is based on a Ukrainian folk chant called “Shchedryk“.[2]  Wilhousky’s lyrics are copyrighted, although the original musical composition is not. The song is recognized by its iconic four-note ostinato motif. It has been arranged many times for different genres, styles of singing and settings and has been covered by artists and groups of many genres.