Singin' the Color Blues
Copyright 2006 Nancy Stewart
Before you sing this song with the
children, talk through the lyrics, allowing them to figure out what colors
they are wearing.
Practice the motions in the chorus (shake hands, clap hands in rhythm as
lyrics indicate). I repeated the verses, giving younger children a chance to
repeat the directions.
For younger children who are just learning their colors, you may also want
to have pieces of colored paper on a board to point to as you sing the names
of the colors at the end of the chorus. This is also great practice for
children learning English (ESL).
If you’re wearing blue,
Put your hands down on your shoes
If you’re wearing red,
Give yourself a little pat on the head
If you’re wearing yellow,
Can you wiggle like a bowl full of Jello
If you’re wearing pink
Give your eyes a little blink, blink, blink
If you’re wearing white,
Put your head down and say Goodnight!
If you’re wearing black,
Can you give yourself a big pat on the back
We’re singing the colors, shaking to the colors,
Clapping to the Color Blues
Singin’ and sharing all the colors you’re wearing
From your head down to your shoes
Red, green, blue, yellow, orange, purple too
We’re singin’ the Color Blues