Take a Hike – Transcript

Take a Hike – Transcript

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Hello hello hello

Today… we’re going to pretend we’re going on a grand adventure into the mountains! I love to sing while I’m hiking, so I’ve put together some of my favorite songs to sing on the trail.

Greeting

Hi Friends! Welcome back to the Sing Along with Mandy Podcast. I’m Mandy, and I’m so glad you’re here. 

I love to sing songs and play fun – and sometimes silly – games and I especially love to sing and play with you. 

And – quick housekeeping announcement –  During these unprecedented times, Valerie and I are recording new episodes on Wednesdays 10a Central on Instagram live. You can find it in my stories for 24 hours at @singalongpodcast. We’re also putting the video on our new YouTube channel – so find us there or on YouTube Kids!

Now, if you or your adult would like to see the lyrics to the songs in this episode, I’ll leave a link in the show notes.  If you don’t know a song yet, don’t worry! Just listen and sing along when you can. Are you ready? Let’s sing!

First, let’s pretend to lace up our hiking boots and tie them tight! 

Now put on your back pack – you can pretend if you don’t have one near!

Come Follow

Come, follow, follow, follow,

Follow, follow, follow me.

Part II:

Whither shall I follow, follow, follow,

Whither shall I follow, follow thee.

Part III:

To the greenwood, to the greenwood,

To the greenwood, greenwood tree.

Upward Trail

We’re on the upward trail, We’re on the upward trail,

Singing singing, everybody singing as we go.

We’re on the upward trail, We’re on the upward trail,

Singing singing, everybody singing homeward bound.

An Austrian Went Yodeling

Actions: 

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo / slap thighs, clap hands, snap fingers twice x2

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo! / slap thighs, clap hands, snap fingers twice, slap thighs

  1. Avalanche – Swish / swipe hand in front of you
  2. Grizzly Bear – Grr! / hands curled into claws
  3. Saint Bernard – Pant Pant / hands up like paws, tongue hanging out
  4. Jersey Cow – Squirt, Squirt / milking action

Hold right hand up in the air on “oh” for as long as you want, shaking your hand. Swing arm back and forth with the beat for the rest of the verse

v.1

Oh an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high

When along came an avalanche, interrupting his cry!

Drum roll on thighs

Yo-delayy, keee…

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo!

v.2

Oh an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high

When along came a grizzly bear, interrupting his cry!

Drum roll on thighs

Yo-delayy, keee…

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo!

v.3

Oh an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high

When along came a Saint Bernard, interrupting his cry!

Drum roll on thighs

Yo-delayy, keee…

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo!

v.4

Oh an Austrian went yodeling on a mountain so high

When along came a Jersey Cow, interrupting his cry!

Drum roll on thighs

Yo-delayy, keee…

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant, squirt squirt

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant, squirt squirt

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo-delayy ki koo: swish, grr, pant pant, squirt squirt

Yo-delayy ki ki, yo!

Source: https://campsongs.wordpress.com/2012/05/03/an-austrian-went-yodeling/

That song had a grizzly bear in it! If you love bears, you’ll love this next song – and you will love our show all about bears! To listen to it, go to nowtakeoff.com/bears

bear went over the mountain

The bear went over the mountain; The bear went over the mountain

The bear went over the mountain, to see what he could see.

To see what he could see, to see what he could see.

And the other side of the mountain,

The other side of the mountain

The other side of the mountain, was all that he could see.

The bear went over the river; the bear went over the river

The bear went over the river, to see what he could see.

To see what he could see, to see what he could see.

And the other side of the river, the other side of the river

The other side of the river, was all that he could see.

Grownups – if you’re looking for ideas or high quality opportunities to engage or distract your little one, check out my site, nowtakeoff.com. There you can grab my free Friday email packed with encouragement and strategies I’ve used with my kids and click through resources curated just for you. Go to nowtakeoff.com.

knapsack on my back

I love to go a-wandering,

Along the mountain track,

And as I go, I love to sing,

My knapsack on my back.

Chorus:

Val-deri,Val-dera,

Val-deri,

Val-dera-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha

Val-deri,Val-dera.

My knapsack on my back.

I love to wander by the stream

That dances in the sun,

So joyously it calls to me,

“Come! Join my happy song!”

I wave my hat to all I meet,

And they wave back to me,

And blackbirds call so loud and sweet

From ev’ry green wood tree.

High overhead, the skylarks wing,

They never rest at home

But just like me, they love to sing,

As o’er the world we roam.

Oh, may I go a-wandering

Until the day I die!

Oh, may I always laugh and sing,

Beneath the clear blue sky!

walking walking (frere Jacques)

Walking walking. Walking walking.

Hop hop hop. Hop hop hop.

Running running running. Running running running.

Now let’s stop. Now let’s stop. [Place both hands out in front of you, palms facing forward.]

Walking walking. Walking walking.

Hop hop hop. Hop hop hop.

Running running running. Running running running.

Now let’s stop. Now let’s stop.

Tiptoe tiptoe. Tiptoe tiptoe. [Walk on your toes.]

Jump jump jump. Jump jump jump.

Swimming swimming swimming. [Make a swimming motion.]

Now let’s sleep. Now let’s sleep. [Rest your head against your hands or lie down on the ground and pretend to sleep.]

Tiptoe tiptoe. Tiptoe tiptoe. [Walk on your toes.]

Jump jump jump. Jump jump jump.

Swimming swimming swimming. [Make a swimming motion.]

Now let’s sleep. Now let’s sleep. [Rest your head against your hands or lie down on the ground and pretend to sleep.]

Walking walking. Walking walking.

Hop hop hop. Hop hop hop.

Running running running. Running running running.

Now let’s stop. Now let’s stop.

Adapted from: http://www.songlyrics.com/super-simple-learning/walking-walking-lyrics/

Ants go Marching

creepy crawlies – nowtakeoff.com/crawlies

The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching one by one,

The little one stops to suck his thumb

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching two by two,

The little one stops to tie his shoe

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching three by three,

The little one stops to climb a tree

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching four by four,

The little one stops to shut the door

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah

The ants go marching five by five,

The little one stops to take a dive

And they all go marching down to the ground

To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

Closing

I hope you’ve enjoyed singing along with me today during the Sing Along with Mandy Podcast. I have loved playing and singing with you! 

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