Ten Little Fingers

This simple song is great for:

  • Finger play
  • Counting
  • Practising ta and ti-ti
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'too-oo-oo' (dotted minim / dotted half note)
  • Teaching the melodic element 'fa' with the last line of the song.

This song is very similar to 'Ten Little 'Indians'.

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Kodály Analysis:

Ten Little Fingers Theme: Counting Games: Action
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: F Age: Early Childhood - Lower Primary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s Rhythm: ; ; ;  
Melodic: d m s ; s m d ; r ti low r ; ti low s low ; s low d ; d s ; s f m r d finalis
Prep: , f
MC: , f
Prac: ; ; , f


Origin: Traditional
Source: http://www.bethsnotesplus.com

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Ten Little Indians Great finger play song or as partner song with 'Skip to My Lou (4/4)'.

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