This Old Man

Activity Instructions:

Pass out echo microphones. Have children explore speaking into the top of them. Then ask for some of the classes favorite songs and sing them. Have the children echo solfege syllables, Do-Sol ascending and descending one syllable at a time. Teach the song by singing the syllables a little bit at a time and have children echo back. Then sing the song with regular lyrics.


Sol Me Sol Sol Me Sol
La Sol Fa Me Re Me Fa
Me Fa Sol Do Do Do Do
Do Re Me Fa Sol
Sol Re Re Fa Me Re Do

This Old Man, he played one,
He play knick knack on my thumb
with a knick knack paddy whack
Give a dog a bone
This Old Man came rolling home