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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL appendix C Songs and Chants Bubblegum, Bubblegum Bubblegum, bubblegum in a dish. How many pieces do you wish? One, two, three . . . If you like, you can replace the second line with “Tell me what choice do you wish?” for circle time activity choice or “Tell me which food do you wish?” for lunchtime. Engine, Engine Number Nine Engine, engine number nine Going down the Chicago line. If the train goes off the track, Do you want your money back? Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky! Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Open, Shut Them (On “open,” open both hands out wide in front of you, with palms facing away. On “shut them,” close your hands into fists.) Open, shut them, open, shut them, Give a little clap, clap, clap. (Clap three times.) Open, shut them, open, shut them, Put them in your lap. (Fold hands and put them in your lap.) Creep them, creep them, Slowly creep them, (Starting at the tummy, slowly “creep” fingers up toward the face.) Right up to your chin. (Gently pull chin downward.) Open up your mouth. (Open up your mouth.) But do not let them in! (Pull hands behind your back.) The Wheels on the Bus The wheels on the bus go round and round, Round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, All through the town! Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes Head, shoulders, knees, and toes, knees and toes Head, shoulders, knees, and toes, knees and toes And eyes and ears and mouth and nose Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes! (Repeat, getting faster each time.) (Can continue with more lines.) The people on the bus go up and down . . . The driver on the bus says move on back . . . The babies on the bus cry whaa whaa whaa . . . The parents on the bus go shhh shhh shhh . . . The horn on the bus goes beep beep beep . . . The wipers on the bus go swish swish swish . . . The lights on the bus go blink blink blink . . . The doors on the bus go open and closed . . . COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL 189