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The Bear Went Over the Mountain

(to the tune “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow”)

The bear went over the mountain (3x)
To see what he could see
And all that he could see (2x)…was (whisper)

The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain was all that he could see

The bear went through forest…

The bear went over the river…

The bear tried on my glasses (3x)
To see what he could see
And all that he could see (2x)…was (whisper)
That a bear shouldn’t wear glasses
A bear shouldn’t wear glasses
A bear shouldn’t wear glasses was all that he could see

Teasing Mr. Alligator

Five little monkeys swinging in a tree.

Teasing Mr. Alligator, “Can’t catch me!”

Along comes Mr. Alligator quiet as can be…

…SNAP…Four monkeys!

Four little monkeys…(and so on)

Five Little Monkeys

Five little monkeys jumping on the bed
One fell off and bumped his head
So Momma called the doctor and the doctor said
No more monkeys jumping on the bed!

Four little monkeys…
Three little monkeys…
Two little monkeys…
One little monkey…

No little monkeys jumping on the bed
None fell off and bumped his head
So Momma called the doctor and the doctor said

Put those monkeys back in bed!

Alice the Camel

Alice the camel has 5 humps (3x)
Now go, Alice, go!
Alice the camel has 4 humps… (etc.)

Now Alice is a horse.

At the Zoo

(Sung to the tune of She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain)

You can hear lions roaring at the zoo, ROAR! ROAR!
You can hear lions roaring at the zoo, ROAR! ROAR!
You can hear lions roaring, you can hear lions roaring,
You can hear lions roaring at the zoo! ROAR! ROAR!

You can hear snakes hissing at the zoo, SSSS! SSSS!
You can hear snakes hissing at the zoo, SSS! SSS!
You can hear snakes hissing, you can hear snakes hissing,
You can hear snakes hissing at the zoo, SSS! SSS!

You can hear bears growling at the zoo, GROWL! GROWL!
You can hear zebras braying at the zoo, BRAY! BRAY! (neigh! neigh!)
You can hear monkeys chattering at the zoo, (hoo-hoo-ha-ha)
You can hear tigers growling at the zoo, GROWL! GROWL!
You can hear elephants trumpeting at the zoo, TRUMPET! TRUMPET!

Going on A Bear Hunt

I’m going on a bear hunt
I’m going on a bear hunt
I’m not afraid!
Are you afraid?
What’s that up ahead?
It’s a great big tree
Can we go under it?
Can we go through it?
I guess we will have to climb over it!
(Make motions with arms like climbing)
Whoo! That was hard work. (Wipe forehead)

I’m going on a bear hunt.
I’m going on a bear hunt.
I’m not afraid.
Are you afraid?
What’s that up ahead?
It’s a river!
Can we go over it?
Can we go under it?
I guess we will have to swim through it!
(motion with arms like your swimming)
Whoo! that was hard work.

I’m going on a bear hunt.
I’m going on a bear hunt.
I’m not afraid.
Are you afraid?
What’s that up ahead?
It’s a deep dark cave!
Can we go over it?
Can we go under it?
I think we are going to have to go in it.
Shh!
(tip toe)
I feel something furry!!
It has a big nose!!
Turn on your flashlight.
IT IS A BEAR!!!!

Run out of the cave
Swim back through the river
Climb back over the tree
Go into the house and slam the door. BAM!!
I wasn’t afraid. Were you?

Going on a Lion Hunt 

Goin’ on a lion hunt.

Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Mud!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [Make sloshing sounds and move hands as if slogging]

Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Sticks!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [Snap fingers]

Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Trees!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [Make gestures climbing up/down.]
Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Gate!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [Make gate-opening gestures.]

Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

River!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [make swimming gestures]

Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Grass!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. Grass [move hands together/apart]
Goin’ on a lion hunt.
Goin to catch a big one.
I’m not afraid.
Look, what’s up ahead?

Cave!
Can’t go over it.
Can’t go under it.
Can’t go around it.
Gotta go through it. [act like you are feeling your way in a dark cave]

Feel yourself along the wall.
Oh, oh What’s this?
Something funny.
With a long soft thing on it’s end!
With two sharp things!
Two big gleaming sharp things!
A LION!!!
Run for your life!

Run out of the cave!
Crawl through the grass!
Swim across the river!
Run through the gate!
Run around the trees!
Jump over the sticks!
Slosh through the mud!
Run into the house!
Close the door!
Run up the front stairs!
Crawl under mom’s bed!