Saturday, July 14, 2012

Suzuki Saturday #3: Reviewing Songs

In the Suzuki method, Emily keeps practicing her songs.  She can work on technique, and polish the songs.  It has to be fun!  You can see other games we have played here and here.  In this game, we dig out our old Fisher Price Little People sets.

Emily recently turned 5, so we had a lot of these bags sitting around the house.  I picked out twelve figures and placed them in the bag.

Allegretto 1
We sing Alligator number one was playing in the sandbox.

Chant Arabe
We call it the Camel Song.  We don't have any words for the song.

Go Tell Aunt Rhody
In our version, the old grey goose came home.  I do not have a grey goose, but the white one works nicely.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Variation  C
 Run Hippo, Run Hippo

Little Playmates
We sing, "I'm a little pirate, I'm a little pirate."

OK, I know it's not a cuckoo bird, but she knows this bird represents a cuckoo bird.

Twinkle Variation A
Rudolph has a red nose.

French Children's Song
As I was posting this, I realized, Sonya isn't French, but she is a child.  Our words are, Come little children, come and hear the music.

Emily has fun picking out a Little Person.  Because we have a few games we play to review songs, I can ask her which game she wants to play.  She has some choice over how we practice.  We were able to review 8 songs in the one practice.  


  1. Wow! That's impressive. I've not heard of the Suzuki method...I will have to check it out.

  2. Great resource! I love how you recycle your toys!