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BINGO
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Rosemary Wells

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bingo
BINGO (Cantata Learning)
Based on the Traditional Song BINGO
Author Steven Anderson
Illustrated by Doreen Marts
Music Arranged & Produced by Steven C Music

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SONG ADAPTATIONS

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Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo with chords SBWE
Mrs. G’s Musical BINGO Zoo for SBWE w chords
Traditional Words and Tune
Chords and Adaptations by ELEG for SBWE
Based on the Traditional Song BINGO
To view or print this page, click here:
Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo with chords SBWE

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SONG ORIGIN INFO

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Wiki about the origins of the folk song, BINGO:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bingo_(folk_song)

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IDEAS FOR SINGING GAME

  • “Teacher’s Name had a class,” instead of “There was a Farmer had a dog” It is fun to substitute names of the kids you are singing with…especially if the letters don’t fit.  The struggle is funny!
  • Sing a capella and with limberjack dog
  • Sing with ukulele
  • Pick a letter tile and sing that animal (and its first letter) from an animal alphabet book
  • Let kids pick 3 to 5 animals and sing each animal’s first letter
  • Sing with animals from SBWE’s Cast of Characters
  • Come up with your own ideas (and share them with me!)

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BINGO in Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2019/03/20/bingo-in-illustrated-song/

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USEFUL TUNES IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/useful-tunes-in-the-public-domain/

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MRS. G’S MUSICAL BINGO ZOO, a Singing Game for SBWE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/12/mrs-gs-musical-bingo-zoo-for-sbwe-and-limberjack/

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Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo with chords SBWE
Mrs. G’s Musical BINGO Zoo for SBWE w chords
Traditional Words and Tune
Chords and Adaptations by ELEG for SBWE
Based on the Traditional Song BINGO
To view or print this page, click here:
Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo with chords SBWE

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Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo w Limberjack Dog
Mrs. G’s Musical BINGO Zoo for SBWE and Limberjack Dog
Traditional Words and Tune
Based on the Traditional Song BINGO
Adaptations by ELEG for SBWE
Mrs Gs Musical Bingo Zoo w Limberjack Dog

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Sing this game a while bunch of ways:

  • Sing a capella and with limberjack dog
  • Sing with ukulele
  • Pick a letter tile and sing that animal (and its first letter) from an animal alphabet book
  • Let kids pick 3 to 5 animals and sing each animal’s first letter
  • Sing with animals from SBWE’s Cast of Characters
  • Come up with your own ideas (and share them with me!)

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Related Posts

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MRS. G’S MUSICAL BINGO ZOO, a Singing Game for SBWE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/12/mrs-gs-musical-bingo-zoo-for-sbwe-and-limberjack/

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BINGO in Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2019/03/20/bingo-in-illustrated-song/

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LIMBERJACK SONGS FOR SBWE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/limberjack-songs-for-sing-books-with-emily/

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ANIMAL ABC BOOK AND ILLUSTRATED CARD COLLECTION FAVORITES
Sing Books with Emily’s Favorite Animal ABC Books and Illustrated Animal ABC Cards
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2019/02/20/sing-books-with-emilys-favorite-animal-abc-books-and-illustrated-animal-abc-cards/

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ANIMALS: FAVORITE SONGS
Emily’s Favorite Illustrated Songs to Sing about Singular Animals
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/favorite-illustrated-songs-about-singular-animals/

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ALPHABESTIES AND OTHER AMAZING TYPES
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/04/19/alphabeasties-singable-flash-cards/

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Penny’s Song, a Serendipitous Discovery
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/pennys-song-a-serendipitous-discovery/

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SHORTER SBWE DAILY SONG 3/20/2019 SING BOOKS WITH EMILY 3/20/2019 OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM (for Sing Books with Emily), an Illustrated Song https://bit.ly/2CqtAJa Old MacDonald (for Sing Books with Emily) makes for a fun singing game. It is always fun to have a few audience participation songs at the ready. Not all people enjoy that, but some kids REALLY want to take part. And this is an example of a singing game in which kids who want to can volunteer and all others can enjoy singing along with this slightly different version of a song familiar to just about everyone. Brian Wildsmith is one of my favorite illustrators and he has made many picture books that specifically feature animals. I found, printed, and laminated every BW animal I could find that makes a sound. I also found (and laminated) a set of free/printable flash cards of animals that make noises: https://bit.ly/2Y6UWgy You can see examples of some of these cards in the picture. I put them all in the bag. Now, a volunteer can pick a card of an animal I know will make a sound and then fit that into the song. Then pig in the picture (made by the fantastic Folkmanis company) hilariously grunts when you squeeze her. So I’m keeping her in the bag for the song so we can always make her part of the fun. A couple other variations: * Ask kids to call out 3-5 animals and sing those * Sing it a capella just for fun * Sing the song with ukulele accompaniment * Sing the song with limberjack accompaniment * Choose stuffed animals in the room * Be silly and sing about anything that makes a funny sound To find more info and materials about this song, visit the link in this posting or type the song title into the search box of the Sing Books with Emily blog: http://SingBooksWithEmily.wordpress.com Like or Follow Sing Books with Emily on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Come Sing Books with Emily #SingBooksWithEmily #IllustratedSong #SingToKidsOfAllAges #Enrichment #SingToChildren #ChildrensMusic #PictureBookSong #Music #Sing #ShareCulturalHeritage #EducationalEnrichment #CulturalEnrichment #MusicConnectsUs #ChildrensBook #EarlyLiteracy #KitLit #KidsBook #PictureBook #OldMacDonald #FolkSong #SingingGame

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(My comments for the song today eclipsed Instagram’s character limit), so here’s the long version of what I have to say today about OLD MacDONALD HAD A FARM (for Sing Books with Emily):

SING BOOKS WITH EMILY
3/20/2019

OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM (for Sing Books with Emily), an Illustrated Song
https://bit.ly/2CqtAJa

Old MacDonald (for Sing Books with Emily) makes for a fun singing game. It is always fun to have a few audience participation songs at the ready. Not all people enjoy that, but some kids REALLY want to take part. And this is an example of a singing game in which kids who want to can volunteer and all others can enjoy singing along with this slightly different version of a song familiar to just about everyone.

I posted a version a few months ago on SBWE Instagram page about singing Old MacDonald w the SBWE Cast of Characters. That’s still fun to do. The only hitch is hauling the big trunk that holds the Cast of Characters. Lots of homes, classrooms and libraries have a collection of stuffed animals, so the same fun can be played with the animals that live in the place you happen to be.

I decided, however, to create a more portable version. In doing this, though, I fell down a couple rabbit holes. At first, I had the idea to use animal alphabet books. I got a set of A-Z letter tiles, had a volunteer pick a letter, then we’d find that letter’s animal in the book and then insert that animal into the song. I learned the hard way, to remember that not all animals make noises!

Brian Wildsmith is one of my favorite illustrators and he has made many picture books that specifically feature animals. I found, printed, and laminated every BW animal I could find that makes a sound. I also found (and laminated) a set of free/printable flash cards of animals that make noises:
https://bit.ly/2Y6UWgy

You can see examples of some of these cards in the picture. I put them all in the bag. Now, a volunteer can pick a card of an animal I know will make a sound and then fit that into the song. Then pig in the picture (made by the fantastic Folkmanis company) hilariously grunts when you squeeze her. So I’m keeping her in the bag for the song so we can always make her part of the fun.

A couple other variations:
* Ask kids to call out 3-5 animals and sing those
* Sing it a capella just for fun
* Sing the song with ukulele accompaniment
* Sing the song with limberjack accompaniment
* Choose stuffed animals in the room
* Be silly and sing about anything that makes a funny sound

To find more info and materials about this song, visit the link in this posting or type the song title into the search box of the Sing Books with Emily blog:
http://SingBooksWithEmily.wordpress.com

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NOAH’S ARK
A List of Singable Picture Book Songs about Noah’s Journey with an Ark Full of Animals
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/09/noahs-ark-in-singable-picture-books/

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ANIMALS: FAVORITE SONGS
Emily’s Favorite Illustrated Songs to Sing about Singular Animals
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/favorite-illustrated-songs-about-singular-animals/

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USEFUL TUNES IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/07/15/useful-tunes-in-the-public-domain/

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SONGS BY EMILY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/songs-by-emily/

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An SBWE Song Sheet for OLD MACDONALD
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/an-sbwe-song-sheet-for-old-macdonald/

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LITTLE SONGS: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-little-songs/

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OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM for Sing Books with Emily, 3/20/2019 Song of the Day
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2019/03/20/old-macdonald-had-a-farm-for-sing-books-with-emily-3-20-2019-song-of-the-day/

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SBWE DAILY SONG 3/17/2019 SING BOOKS WITH EMILY 3/17/2019 THERE’S A TRAIN OUT FOR DREAMLAND, an Illustrated Song https://bit.ly/2ucOiry Thanks to my friend Doug Long, I learned that today is Nat King Cole’s 100th Birthday. And the best way I know to celebrate is with a song. One of my favorite songs to sing is THERE’S A TRAIN OUT FOR DREAMLAND and I first heard it sung by Nat King Cole. And there just happened to be a deliciously whipped creamed, cotton candied illustration by Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer. I worked with the marvelous Paul Raiman who included tributes to Nat King Cole’s orchestral arrangement in the instrumental track he created for me to sing the song. He also wrote for me a glockenspiel part to play at two different spots of the introduction. Finishing off the fun is this terrific sounding 4 tone wooden Amtrak train whistle which was a gift from the fantastic music director Howard Breitbart. One does get by with a lot of talent and help and kindness from one’s friends! And in this case, it all makes for a terrific experience singing a song I learned from Nat King Cole. This sweet Sing was my daughter’s favorite lullaby. I sat beside her bed and sang this every night for years. There’s nothing in this world I would trade for those sleepy time songs with my Eloise. Nat King Cole’s recording of There’s a Train Out for Dreamland: https://youtu.be/IpccVRCyqfw To find more info and materials about this song, visit the link in this posting or type the song title into the search box of the Sing Books with Emily blog: http://SingBooksWithEmily.wordpress.com Like or Follow Sing Books with Emily on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Come Sing Books with Emily #SingBooksWithEmily #IllustratedSong #SingToKidsOfAllAges #Enrichment #SingToChildren #ChildrensMusic #PictureBookSong #Music #Sing #ShareCulturalHeritage #EducationalEnrichment #CulturalEnrichment #MusicConnectsUs #ChildrensBook #EarlyLiteracy #KitLit #KidsBook #PictureBook #NatKingCole #Trains #BrookeDyer #JaneDyer

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SING BOOKS WITH EMILY
3/17/2019

THERE’S A TRAIN OUT FOR DREAMLAND, an Illustrated Song
https://bit.ly/2ucOiry

Thanks to my friend Doug Long, I learned that today is Nat King Cole’s 100th Birthday. And the best way I know to celebrate is with a song. One of my favorite songs to sing is THERE’S A TRAIN OUT FOR DREAMLAND and I first heard it sung by Nat King Cole. And there just happened to be a deliciously whipped creamed, cotton candied illustration by Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer.
I worked with the marvelous Paul Raiman who included tributes to Nat King Cole’s orchestral arrangement in the instrumental track he created for me to sing the song. He also wrote for me a glockenspiel part to play at two different spots of the introduction. Finishing off the fun is this terrific sounding 4 tone wooden Amtrak train whistle which was a gift from the fantastic music director Howard Breitbart. One does get by with a lot of talent and help and kindness from one’s friends! And in this case, it all makes for a terrific experience singing a song I learned from Nat King Cole.

This sweet Sing was my daughter’s favorite lullaby. I sat beside her bed and sang this every night for years. There’s nothing in this world I would trade for those sleepy time songs with my Eloise.

Nat King Cole’s recording of There’s a Train Out for Dreamland:

To find more info and materials about this song, visit the link in this posting or type the song title into the search box of the Sing Books with Emily blog:
http://SingBooksWithEmily.wordpress.com

Like or Follow Sing Books with Emily on
Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Come Sing Books with Emily
#SingBooksWithEmily
#IllustratedSong
#SingToKidsOfAllAges
#Enrichment
#SingToChildren
#ChildrensMusic
#PictureBookSong
#Music
#Sing
#ShareCulturalHeritage
#EducationalEnrichment
#CulturalEnrichment
#MusicConnectsUs
#ChildrensBook
#EarlyLiteracy
#KitLit
#KidsBook
#PictureBook
#NatKingCole
#Trains
#BrookeDyer
#JaneDyer

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GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Singable Picture Books of the Great American Songbook and Michael Feinstein’s Foundation for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/10/american-songbook-singable-picture-books-and-michael-feinsteins-foundation-for-the-preservation-of-the-great-american-songbook/

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CHRISTMAS

A Collection of Singable Picture Books that celebrate CHRISTMAS!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/28/singable-picture-books-for-christmas/

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WINTER

Singable Picture Books for Winter
Some of these are sung at Christmastime, but this is a list of songs about Winter that you can sing all season long!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/singable-picture-books-for-winter/

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LULLABIES IN SINGLE SONG SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/illustrated-lullabies-in-single-singable-picture-books/

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ILLUSTRATED LULLABIES IN COMPILATIONS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/illustrated-lullabies-in-compilations/

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THERE’S A TRAIN OUT FOR DREAMLAND, an Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/18/theres-a-train-out-for-dreamland-a-singable-picture-book/

This vintage treasure from 1969 is filled with the most marvelous illustrations. It’s a trove of songs, too, curated with game instructions and historical context. Plus, the songs are outfitted with melody and chords.

Sally Go Round the Sun
Edith Fowke’s Compilation of 300 Songs, Rhymes and Games of Canadian Children (w musical arrangements by Keith MacMillan and fantastical illustrations by Carlos Marchiori)

https://bit.ly/2UFiWVN

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CANADIAN SONGS IN SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/canadian-songs-in-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYMES – INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED
Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes with Individually Illustrated Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/mother-goose-and-nursery-rhymes-with-individually-illustrated-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMPILATIONS

A list containing compilations of Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Singable Picture Books, including links and resources for learning, singing, and playing the tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/mother-goose-singable-picture-books-rhymes-and-songs-in-compilations/

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MOVEMENTS, FINGER PLAYS AND DANCES
Get Movin’!  MOVEMENTS, FINGER PLAYS AND DANCES in Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/get-movin-movements-finger-plays-and-dances-in-singable-picture-books/

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ILLUSTRATED SONGBOOKS AND COLLECTIONS (COMPILATIONS) OF CHILDREN’S SONGS WITH MUSIC
This list is populated by books that compile printed music and illustrations for children’s songs

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/illustrated-collections-of-childrens-songs-with-music/

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Celebrating SALLY GO ROUND THE SUN, a terrific 1969 compilation of kid songs with fantastical illustrations
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2019/03/15/celebrating-sally-go-round-the-sun-a-terrific-1969-compilation-of-kid-songs-with-fantastical-illustrations/

Come Sing Books with Emily Tomorrow Morning:SING BOOKS WITH EMILY

Saturday, March 16, 2019
11-11:30am

Mary Riley Styles Library
120 N Virginia Ave
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 248-5030

 

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Smile Song Poster for SBWE 1
SMILE SONG POSTER (for SBWE)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/smile-song-illustrated-and-with-new-chords-by-eleg-for-sbwe/
Print the poster and share it with a friend:
Smile Song Poster for SBWE 1

 

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SING-ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
This is the place to find Print Materials Created by Emily
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

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GIRL SCOUT SONGBOOK W MRS. G & FRIENDS, 2014-2015 (A GIRL SCOUT SONGBOOK FOR EVERYONE)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/girl-scout-songbook-w-mrs-g-friends/

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GIRL SCOUT SONGBOOK  (Song Sheets Collected and Marked for Troop 2740)
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/girl-scouts-songs-troop-2740/

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GIRL SCOUT MUSICIAN BADGE 1
MUSICIAN BADGE with Mrs. G, Meeting Activities, for Girl Scout Juniors Troop 2740
Including: How to Sing a Song for Performance or Just for Fun, 400 Years of Songs, and Singable Hike in Washington, DC
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/musician-badge-with-mrs-g/

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GIRL SCOUT MUSICIAN BADGE 2
Using TWINKLE LITTLE STAR to Earn Girl Scout Performer Badge
Including: How to Sing a Song for Performance or Just for Fun, Many Songs/One Twinkly Tune, Entrance/Comportment/Microphone Technique and Song Performance Worksheet for Kids
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/03/08/using-twinkle-little-star-to-earn-girl-scout-performer-badge/

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