Big Fat Biscuit

Students stand in a line and sing this catchy song. At the end they all jump forward to see who can jump the furthest. Simple and fun!

  • This song can also be used to prepare and practice 'low la'.
  • The rhythms 'tum ti' (dotted crotchet, quaver / dotted quarter note, eighth note) and 'syncopa' (quaver, crotchet, quaver / eighth note, quarter note, eighth note) feature in this song.
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Kodály Analysis:

Big Fat Biscuit Theme: Food and Drink Games: Line ; Action
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Pentatonic CSP: F - A Age: Middle Primary - Upper Primary
Tones: s low l low d finalis r m Rhythm: ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; m d ; d l low d finalis ; d s low d
Prac: ; , l low s low


Origin: American Folk Song

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