Five Fat Turkeys

This simple, funny song is great for:

  • Singing for Thanksgiving.
  • Preparing and practising the melodic element 'fa'.
  • Practise counting down from 5 (with one less Turkey each time!)
  • Finger play.
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Kodály Analysis:

Five Fat Turkeys Theme: Humour Games: Action
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Pentachord CSP: F Age: Early Childhood - Upper Primary
Tones: s low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ; ; ;  
Melodic: d r m ; m d ; d s low ; s low d finalis ; d r m f s ; s m d s low
Prep: f
Prac: f


Origin: Traditional American

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