Good Morning Song

Category: Songs

a.k.a.
Tune *if you know the tune please provide it in the comments below*
Type of Song Yells, Chants, and Cheers
Actions *if you know the actions please provide them in the comments below*
Similar Songs G-O-O-D-M-O-R-N-I-N-G

Lyrics

Good morning! Good morning! Good morning!
It’s time to rise and shine!
Good morning! Good morning! Good morning!
We hope you’re feeling fine!
Time to wake up sleepy head!
Time to get up out of bed!
Good morning! Good morning! Good morning!
It’s time to rise and shine! Continue reading

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Swimming

Category: Songs

a.k.a.
Tune See video below
Type of Song Actions, Build Upon/Take Away
Actions See lyrics below
Similar Songs Forty Years on an Iceberg

Lyrics

v.1
Swimming, swimming / make a swimming motion
In a swimming pool / trace a square with your fingers
When days are hot / put your hand to your head
When days are cold / hug yourself and shiver
In a swimming pool / trace a square with your fingers
Front stroke / swim forwards
Back stroke / swim backwards
Fancy diving too / pretend to dive
Now don’t you wish you never had anything else to do / shake pointer finger
BUT!

v.2
Make a swimming motion
In a swimming pool / trace a square with your fingers
When days are hot / put your hand to your head
When days are cold / hug yourself and shiver
In a swimming pool / trace a square with your fingers
Front stroke / swim forwards
Back stroke / swim backwards
Fancy diving too / pretend to dive
Now don’t you wish you never had anything else to do / shake pointer finger
BUT!
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A Roosta Sha

Category: Songs

a.k.a.
Tune See video below
Type of Song Repeat-After-Me, Actions, Build Upon/Take Away
Actions A new action is added every time the song is repeated
Similar Songs Singing in the Rain

Lyrics

A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up

With thumbs up
A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up
Knees together! / put knees together
Knees together! / put knees together

With thumbs up and knees together
A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
A roosta sha, a roosta sha, a roosta sha sha-hey
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up
Thumbs up! / put thumbs up
Knees together! / put knees together
Knees together! / put knees together
Elbows back! / put elbows together behind back
Elbows back! / put elbows together behind back
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1 Finger, 1 Thumb

Category: Songs

a.k.a. “One Finger, One Thumb, Keep Moving”
Tune See video below
Type of Song Actions Build Upon/Take Away
Actions See lyrics below; participants should be sitting to start
Similar Songs

Lyrics

v.1
Move finger & thumb together
One finger, one thumb keep moving
One finger, one thumb keep moving
One finger, one thumb keep moving
Da da da da da da

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

Category: Songs

a.k.a.
Tune See video below
Type of Song Repeat-After-Me, Actions, Yells, Chants, and Cheers
Actions See lyrics below
Similar Songs

Lyrics

Marching
Reese’s peanut butter cup
Reese’s peanut butter cup
We sing this song to pump us up
We sing this song to pump us up
Wham bam choo choo train
Wham bam choo choo train
Come on ________, do your thing
Come on ________, do your thing

CAMPER: I can’t
EVERYONE: why not?
CAMPER: I can’t
EVERYONE: why not?
CAMPER: I just can’t
EVERYONE: why not?
CAMPER: My back’s too sore, / put a hand on your back
The sun’s too hot, / put hand up to forehead
My booty shakes from the left to the right / shake booty left and right

EVERYONE: To the left, to the right
To the left, to the right
Left, right, left, right, left, right, left, right

Variations

Reese’s peanut butter cup,
Stick with us we’ll cheer you up,
Bang bang choo choo train,
Come on ______, do you thing!
Camper: I can’t
All: Why not?
Camper: I can’t
All: Why not?
Camper: My back’s too sore, my belt’s too tight,
My booty shakes from the left to the right
All: To the left, to the right, left, right, left, right

Samantha suggested:
My head’s too sore
My bra/belt’s too tight
My booty shakes from left to right

It’s Not Hard

Category: Songs

Tune *if you know the tune please provide it in the comments below*
Type of Song Actions, Yells, Chants, and Cheers, Build Upon/Take Away
Actions the actions are done to the beat. Always start the second line by slapping your thighs, no matter where you are in the actions
Similar Songs At a Time Like This

Lyrics

v.1
It’s not hard I tell you so,
Just sing a long and go like so!

v.2
Slap hands on thighs
It’s not hard I tell you so,
Just sing a long and go like so!

v.3
Slap hands on thighs, clap hands
It’s not hard I tell you so,
Just sing a long and go like so!

v.4
Slap hands on thighs, clap hands, snap fingers
It’s not hard I tell you so,
Just sing a long and go like so!

v.5
Slap hands on thighs, cross arms to slap opposite thighs, slap hands on thighs, clap hands, snap fingers, clap hands, slap thighs
It’s not hard I tell you so,
Just sing a long and go like so!

I’m Alive, Alert, Awake, Enthusiastic

Category: Songs

Tune If You’re Happy and You Know It
Type of Song To the Tune of . . ., Actions
Actions Alive / hands on your head
Alert / hands on shoulders
Awake / cross arms over chest
Enthu- / hands on thighs
-si- / clap
-astic / snap with both hands
Similar Songs If You’re Happy and You Know It“, “I’m A . . .

Lyrics

I’m alive, alert, awake, enthusiastic
I’m alive, alert, awake, enthusiastic
I’m alive, alert, awake
I’m awake, alert, alive
I’m alive, alert, awake, enthusiastic

Alive Alert Awake” in Dragon’s Campfire Songbook

I’m A . . .

Category: Songs

a.k.a.
Tune If You’re Happy and You Know It
Type of Song Actions, To the Tune Of . . .
Actions Knife / clap hands together over head
Fork / hold arms apart like fork prongs
Spoon / make a circle over head with arms
Spatula / make arms more square than fork action
Similar Songs

Lyrics

I’m a knife, fork, spoon, spatula, cha cha cha
I’m a knife, fork, spoon, spatula, cha cha cha
I’m a knife, fork, spoon
I’m a knife, fork, spoon
I’m a knife, fork spoon, spatula, cha cha cha

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If You’re Happy and You Know It

Category: Songs

Tune see video below
Type of Song Actions
Actions see lyrics below
Similar Songs I’m A . . .“, “I’m Alive, Alert, Awake, Enthusiastic

Lyrics

v.1
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands / clap clap
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands / clap clap
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands / clap clap

v.2
If you’re happy and you know it, stamp your feet / stamp stamp
If you’re happy and you know it, stamp your feet / stamp stamp
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it, stamp your feet / stamp stamp

v.3
If you’re happy and you know it, shout hooray! / hooray!
If you’re happy and you know it, shout hooray! / hooray!
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it, shout hooray! / hooray!

v.4
If you’re happy and you know it, do all three! / clap clap, stamp stamp, hooray!
If you’re happy and you know it, do all three! / clap clap, stamp stamp, hooray!
If you’re happy and you know it, and you really want to show it,
If you’re happy and you know it, do all three! / clap clap, stamp stamp, hooray!
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