Jack In The Box

Jack In The Box
  • Nursery Rhymes with actions have huge value in stimulating the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

  • Students love to pretend to be in a box and jump out on 'pop'!

  • This nursery rhyme is in 6/8 which is wonderful for preparing compound metre.

Kodály Analysis:
Jack In The Box Theme: Nursery Rhymes Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: CSP: E - F Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: l low ti low d finalis r s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d r ; r l low ; l low ti low ; ti low s ; s d finalis

Origin: Nursery Rhyme

Jack In The Box

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