Students in third and fourth grade played the singing game “Draw Me a Bucket of Water.” The tune and lyrics go like this:
Four students start out by two holding hands standing across from each other, and the other two holding hands over the first two students hands. While singing the song, students walk in a circle to the steady beat. Each time you sing the song, you increase the number IN the bunch and decrease the number OUT the bunch. Every time you increase the number IN the bunch, one student goes “under” into the inner part of the students arms, until everyone is in the bunch! At the end we all shout “FROG IN THE BUCKET! HOP HOP HOP!” four times, and everyone has to hop on the “hops”! The rule is we have to sing it in our nicest singing voices (and of course you can’t sing while laughing) but luckily you CAN sing while smiling, and everyone definitely smiles during this activity!