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Good Morning Song (sung to the tune of Happy Birthday) Good morning to you! And how do you do?

I am the doctor Healing people like you! Additional verses: I am the nurse, helping the doctor help you. I am the dentist, giving tooth care to you. I am the firefighter, fighting fires for you. I am the grocer, selling food to you. I am the police officer, solving crimes for you. I am the mail carrier, bringing letters to you. I am the carpenter, building houses for you. I am the teacher, teaching children like you. I am the librarian, lending books to you. Helpers This helper builds our houses. (Hold up thumb) This helper brings our mail. (Hold up pointer) This helper teaches the children. (Hold up middle finger) And this one has groceries to sell. (Hold up ring finger) And this little helper, yes, it's me (Hold up and wiggle pinky finger) When I grow up, (Stretch arms above head) Which will I be (Pointer finger tapping on chin).

What Do you Do? What Do You Do? Teacher, Teacher, What do you do? I teach you reading And writing, too. Doctor, Doctor, What do you do? I help when you're sick With a cold or the flu. Firefighter, Firefighter, What do you do? I help fight fires That might hurt you. Officer, Officer, What do you do? I help you stay safe In all that you do. Dentist, Dentist, What do you do? I clean your teeth And keep your gums healthy, too. Children, Children, What will you do? When you grow up, Which job is for you? Walking Down the Street When I went walking down the street, down the street, down the street A community helper I did meet, Heigh ho, heigh ho, heigh ho a ridgety jig and away we go, away we go, away we go, a ridgety jig and away we go, heigh ho, heigh ho, heigh ho

Community Helpers Songs


Workers, Workers, Workers, Workers, Workers, Workers Workers, Workers, Workers Let's talk about the workers. Teachers and Lawyers Teachers and Lawyers Teachers and Lawyers Let's talk about the workers Doctors and Medics Doctors and Medics Doctors and Medics Let's talk about the workers Continue with other workers

Playmates Begin with closed fists From a window in this house open one fist, fingers point up From a window in this house other fist open, fingers point up Playmates wave at each other close fists, then thumbs wag at each other They jump hands go up and down quickly And have such fun! hands together and clap Policeman A fingerplay This is a car driving down the street right fist travels down extended left arm Here's a policeman walking his beat right index and middle fingers walk down left arm Now he is checking the stores at night To see that the stores are locked up tight right index finger and thumb turn key in keyhole formed by crook of little finger of left hand, other fingers in a fist. And this is the friendly traffic cop, left hand in fist, index finger straight up Who tells the cars when to Go and Stop! on Go index finger beckons, on Stop, raise fist up When cars get in a traffic jam jam fists together He help them better than anyone can. left index finger as cop stands erect

The People in Your Neighborhood A song from Sesame Street Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood In your neighborhood In your neighborhood. Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood, The people that you meet each day. Oh, the fireman is a person in your neighborhood, In your neighborhood, in your neighborhood. The Fireman is a person in your neighborhood, A person that you meet each day. Add verses with other people in the neighborhood; grocer, mail carrier, shoemaker etc.

Ten Little Firemen Preschool children perform the actions that the words suggest. Ten little firemen sleeping in a row, extend both hands, fingers curled Ding dong goes the bell pull bell cord with one hand And down the pole they go close both fists, put one on top of other, slide down pole Off on the engine, oh, oh, oh. steer engine with hands Using the big hose, so, so, so. When all the fire's out, home so-o slow steer engine with hands Back to bed, all in a row. extend both hands with fingers curled A Fireman
A fingerplay This brave fireman is going to bed hold up right thumb Down on the pillow he lays his head right thumb on left palm Wraps himself in his blanket tight

curl fingers around thumb And plans to sleep this way all night close eyes But the fire alarm rings! He opens his eyes! open eyes Quickly he's dressed and down the pole he slides right hand slides down left arm in a grip from elbow to wrist Then he climbs on the truck to go, go, go. hands manipulate imaginary steering wheel

Five Little Firefighters A fingerplay Five little fire fighters sit very still hold up five fingers Until they see a five on top of the hill Number one rings the bell, ding-dong. bend down thumb Number 2 pulls his big boots on. bend down pointer finger Number 3 climbs on the truck right away. bend down middle finger Number 4 joins him, no one can wait. bend down ring finger Number 5 drives the truck to the fire. bend down little finger The big yellow flames go higher and higher. spread arms Whooo-ooo! Whooo-ooo! Hear the fire truck say imitate siren As all of the cars get out of the way. Shhh! goes the water from the fire hose spout, rub palms together And quicker than a wink the fire is out! clap hands. Fire Fighter Fire Fighter, Fire Fighter, hear the alarm Save the building, from any harm. Fire fighter, Firefighter, no time to rest Wake up, Wake up, do your Best!

Fireman, fireman Fireman, fireman number one, why do we call 9-1-1? For emergency Fireman, fireman number two if we catch on fire, what should we do? Stop, Drop and Roll Fireman, fireman number three tell us where our meeting place should be. Where ever your meeting place is. Fireman, fireman number four tell us why we should touch the door? To see if theres a fire on the other side of the door. Fireman, fireman number five what can we do to stay alive? Get out! Stay Out! Fireman, fireman number six should we play with lighters, matches and sticks? NO! Fireman, fireman number seven what should we do when the smoke is to the heavens? Crawl to safety Fireman, fireman number eight can you tell me a rule that is great?Never hide under your bed. Fireman, fireman number nine tell us who to call one more time,9-1-1 Fireman, fireman number ten who is your friend? A fireman dress in his turn out gear Firefighter (tune: Frere Jacques) Firefighter, firefighter You are brave, you are brave. Putting out the fires, putting out the fires, Lives you save, lives you save.

Never Play With Matches (Tune: : Frere Jacques ) Never, never play with matches. If you do, if you do, You might burn your fingers, You might burn your fingers, That won't do! That won't do! Never, never play with matches. If you do, if you do, You might burn your clothes, You might burn your clothes, That won't do! That won't do! The Matches Song Sung to: "Mary Had A little Lamb"
Matches are for lots of things, Lots of things, lots of things, Matches are for lots of things that grown-up people do. If I ever find a match, find a match, find a match, If I ever find a match, I know just what to do. I'll give it to a grown-up friend, grownup friend, grown-up friend, I'll give it to a grown-up friend, 'cause that's the thing to do

Stop, Drop, and Roll! (Sung to "Farmer in the Dell")


Stop, Drop, and Roll Stop, Drop, and Roll If your clothes should catch on fire, Stop, Drop, and Roll .

The Matches Song Sung to: "Mary Had A little Lamb" Matches are for lots of things, Lots of things, lots of things, Matches are for lots of things that grown-up people do. If I ever find a match, find a match, find a match, If I ever find a match, I know just what to do. I'll give it to a grown-up friend, grownup friend, grown-up friend, I'll give it to a grown-up friend, 'cause that's the

Five Little Firefighters Five Little firefighters sleeping in their bed The first one said, "Put your helmet on your head!" The second one said, "Down the pole we'll slide." The third one said, "Get ready to ride!" The fourth one said, "Put your gas mask on your nose." The fifth one said, "I'll grab the hose!" Then Woooo went the siren and out went the fire And the five little firemen could finally retire!

The Fireman Sung to: "Eensy weensy spider"


Clang, clang goes the fire truck, When it is racing about. The firemen will work very hard To put the fire out. With their hoses and their ladders, They answer to fire call. When the fireman fight the fires, They really help us all.

Firefighter Song (tune: I'm a Little Teapot) I'm a little firefighter on the go. Here is my helmet Here is my hose. When I see a fire, Hear me shout: "Turn on the water and put the fire out!" Shhhhhhhh! Firefighters (tune: Pop Goes The Weasel) Down the street the engine goes The firemen fight the fire Up the ladder with their hose Out goes the fire. I Am A Fireman
(tune: I'm A Little Teapot)

The Firefighter This firefighter rings the bell. (thumb) This firefighter hold the hose so well. (index) This firefighter slides down the pole. (middle) This firefighter chops a hole. (ring) This firefighter climbs higher and higher. (pinky) And all the firefighters put out the fire!

I am a fireman, dressed in red. With my fire hat on my head. I can drive the fire truck, fight fire too, And help to make things safe for you.

Workers at the Airport Workers at the airport, Whom will we see? Whom will we see? Workers at the airport, Whom will we see? Pilots flying the plane for me Workers at the airport, Whom will we see? Whom will we see? Workers at the airport, Whom will we see? Ticket agents giving tickets to me Other Endings: Luggage carriers taking bags for me Attendants bringing food for me Controllers watching planes for me. BUILDING SONGS OLD MAC DONALD BUILT A HOUSE Tune: Old Mac Donald Old Mac Donald built a house, EIEIO And in his house he built a fireplace EIEIO With a brick, brick here and a brick, brick there. Here a brick, there a brick, everywhere a brick, brick. Old Mac Donald built a house, E I E I O. Jean Warren (Continue with other verses about other things he built into his house, such as floors, windows and doors.) (Or let your children take turns singing the song about themselves building a house and what they would build in it.)

IM A BUILDER Tune: Frere Jacques Im a builder, Im a builder Watch me pound, Hear my sound. Tap, a tap, a tap, tap. Tap, a tap, a tap, tap. Hear me pound, Hear me pound!
Jean Warren

THIS IS THE WAY WE BUILD A HOUSE Tune: Mulberry Bush This is the way we build a house, Build a house, build a house. This is the way we build a house, So early in the morning. This is the way we hammer the nails, Hammer the nails, hammer the nails. This is the way we hammer the nails, So early in the morning. This is the way, we saw the wood, Saw the wood, saw the wood. This is the way we saw the wood, So early in the morning. Adapted Traditional (Continue with other verses of other things you do to build the house.)

Noisy Nails I use my hammer and five nails (Hold up Five fingers.) Thats too noisy, my neighbor yells (Yell) Ill hammer them now before its night! 1,2,3,4,5 (Pretend to hammer.) And to my neighbor Ill be polite! (Bow)

LONDON BRIDGES Tune: London Bridges London Bridges falling down, (Children face each other and hold hands up in an Arch Falling down, falling down and then let their hands fall down) London bridges falling down, So early in the morning. This is the way we build it up, (Children put their hands back up) Build it up, build it up. This is the way we build it up, So early in the morning. Construction Worker Song This is the way we pound our nails, pound our nails, pound our nails, This is the way we pound our nails, so early in the morning. This is the way we saw our wood, Waw our wood, saw our wood. This is the way we saw our wood, so early in the morning. This is the way we use a screwdriver, use a screwdriver, use a screwdriver, This is the way we use a screwdriver, so early in the morning. This is the way we drill a hole, drill a hole, drill a hole, This is the way we drill a hole, so early in the morning.
Addition Verses: Saw The Wood Turn the Screw Stack the Bricks Paint the walls Stir the paint

Johnny's Hammers Verse One: (Make hamering motion with one fists) Johnny had one hammer, one hammer, one hammer Johnny had one hammer then he had Two
Verse Two: (Make hamering motion with both fists) Johnny had two hammers, two hammers, two hammers, Johnny had two hammers then he had Three. Verse Three: (Makre motion with both fists and one leg.) Johnny had three hammers, three hammers, three hammers, Johnny had three hammers then he had Four Verse Four: (Makre motion with both fists and both legs) Johnny had four hammers, four hammers, four hammers, Johnny had four hammers then he had Five Verse Five: (Makre motion with both fists and both legs and head.) Johnny had five hammers, five hammers, five hammers Johnny had five hammers, then he went to sleep (lay hands like sleeping)

The Mailbox Poem I went to mail a letter and slid right in the box All that you could see of me were my tennis shoes and socks. I self addressed my elbow and air-mail stamped my knee. Soon I would be ready for the next delivery. I folded like an envelope and in a day or so. . . I'll go with all the letters to Japan or Mexico The Mail Carrier See the mail carrier Dressed in blue He's walking, walking, walking Do you think he'll bring to you Some postcards and a letter too? The Dentist Says The dentist says, please brush your teeth The dentist says, please brush your teeth The dentist says, please brush your teeth And you'll have a healthy smile.
The dentist says, please floss your teeth The dentist says, please floss your teeth The dentist says, please floss your teeth And you'll have a healthy smile The dentist says, please eat good food The dentist says, please eat good food The dentist says, please eat good food And you'll have a healthy smile

The Veterinarian (Sung to: Oh, My Darling) Bring your dogs, bring your cats, Bring your hamsters one by one. I take care of the animals, I'm a veterinarian. The Doctor's Song (tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat) I use a stethoscope To listen to your heart. To help you be a healthy child And heal you when you aren't. I am a Police Officer Tune: Im a Little Teapot I am a police officer, with my star. I help people near and far. If you have a problem, call on me. And I will be there, 1, 2, 3! 10 Little Firefighters Ten little firefighters Sleeping in their beds. "Ding!" went the bell, And down the pole they slid. They raced to the fire And put out all the flames. Then the 10 little firefighters Went back to bed again.

Finger plays Emergency Medical Services If youre ever hurt really bad and you need help right away Call 9-1-1 for Emergency Service and say, come fast, come fast I need help right away. They have all kinds of equipment too help feel great soon. An ambulance will come night time, morning or noon. They will use a stethoscope to listen to your heart. The boom, boom, boom will tell them, for they are very smart. Theyll know if you need anything to help them fix your heart. They may give you a shot if you have a lot of pain. It will hurt for just a second but youll have a lot to gain. If you have great big tears a tissue they will use. Theyll wipe your tears away and make you smile too. They may need to use a thermometer, for a fever they will check. It helps them know your temperature in just a sec. If you need to call an ambulance a band aide will not do. You may need a cast or sling on an arm or leg or two. Your blood pressure they will take for thats important too. So when they call the Doctor theyll know just what to do. They will take you to the hospital riding very fast. Inside a big white ambulance the sirens they will blast.

So all the cars move out of the way, to the hospital you will go. With maybe an overnight stay or a day or two, who knows? A hospital gown and bracelet the nurse will put on you. Shell give medicine and check your chart as the Doctor said to do. Then you will go in a great big bed inside a hospital room. And there youll stay till you go home, that should be very soon.

Nurse Nancy
Tune: Mary Wore a Red Dress Nurse Nancy wore a pink heart, pink heart, pink heart. Nancy wore a pink heart all day long. Speak: No Nurse Nancy, thats not right. Repeat above verse changing the shape. Continue until last verse.

Carpenter The carpenter's hammer goes knock, knock, knock, And his saw goes see, saw, see, He planes and measures He hammers and he saws While he build something for me

This is the way we hammer the nails, drill a hole, use a screwdriver, measure the wood, etc.

Carpenter The carpenter's hammer goes tap, tap, tap, (pound fists together). And his saw goes see, saw, see (right hand saws left arm) And he planes and he measures (bend fingers of right hand and slide down left arm) And he hammers and he saws (as done above) While he builds a big house for me (Elbows bent, forearms upright with fingertips touching as a shape of a house). Look Out Your Window sung to Down by the Station Look out your window Early in the morning, There goes the carpenter On his way to work See the handy carpenter Working on the building Bang, bang, Buzzzz, Buzzzz Up it goes! Construction Song sung to Here We Go Round The Mulberry Bush Make up lines to go along with what you have been talking about...... This is the way we say the wood, saw the wood, saw the wood. This is the way we saw the wood, so early in the morning.