A Tisket A Tasket

  • This song can be used to prepare and practise the melodic element 'la'.
  • This song starts with 'mi-so'. Most songs that only use the notes mi-so-la, start with the falling interval 'so-mi', making this song useful for practising the rising interval.
  • To use this song to practise or assess beat, have the child with the handkerchief walk on the beat as they go around the circle.
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Kodály Analysis:

A Tisket A Tasket Theme: Love Games: Circle
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Tritonic CSP: D - G Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: m finalis s l Rhythm: ;  
Melodic: m s ; s m ; m l ; l s m finalis
Prep: ; , l
Prac: ; , l


Origin: American Game Song

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