“In the Winter Time, when we’re feelin’ Fine” winter activity music therapy song for children

-Age: 2 to 10+
-Goal Area: language, creativity, attention, memory
-Objective: Kids move and/or sing along to song. They come up with their own winter activities and incorporate their answers into the lyrics and actions.
-Materials: Variation of “Down by the Sea” by1991 Smilin’ Atcha Music, Inc.
Written by Red and Kathy Grammer from the recording Down the Do-Re-Mi
-Method: Sing and Do. This works best when the children are given choices of activities to choose from ie: drawings!
Of course the path and pace of the activity will determined by the group’s age and abilities.
-Submitted by: Margie La Bella of music therapy tunes.
-Melody and Words can be heard at (highlight link and right click) http://www.redgrammer.com/media/mp3/DownbytheSea.mp3
-This is an example of a backwards chaining song like “The 12 days of Christmas.”  

1. In the winter time, When we’re feeling fine.

We drink Hot Cocoa (gulp, gulp or blow air 2 times)

Isn’t it wonderful. Isn’t it fine (just) chillin’ out in the winter time.

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2. In the winter time, When we’re feeling fine.

We make angles in the snow (whush, whush)
We drink Hot Cocoa (gulp, gulp)

 Isn’t it wonderful. Isn’t it fine (just) chillin’ out in the winter time.

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3. In the winter time,  When we’re feeling fine.
We throw snow balls (crash, crash)
We make angels in the snow (whush, whush)
We drink Hot Cocoa. (gulp, gulp)

 Isn’t it wonderful. Isn’t it fine (just) chillin’ out in the winter time.

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4. In the winter time,When we’re feeling fine.

We wear hats and gloves (push, pull)
We throw snow balls (crash, crash)
We make angels in the snow (whush, whush)
We drink Hot Cocoa. (gulp, gulp)

 Isn’t it wonderful. Isn’t it fine (just) chillin’ out in the winter time.

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5 In the winter time. When we’re feeling fine.

We watch videos (look, look)……..
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