Jump Jim Joe: Great Singing Games for Children

Jump Jim Joe book / cd

Instructions to 21 of the Amidon's favorite traditional singing games from the US and British Isles. Includes tips on teaching dance in the classroom, transcriptions of the melodies and a glossary of dance terms. Cassette recording features the Amidon family singing all the songs accompanied by a variety of instruments. Great tape for learning the songs at home or in the car!

Book and CD $32, Book $17, CD $15

46 pp. Plastic binding

Jump Jim Joe Book Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Choosing Leaders and Partners
  3. Dancing in the Classroom
  4. The Singing Games
    • Circle Round the Zero
    • Head and Shoulders
    • Old King Glory
    • Noble Duke of York
    • Thorn Rosa
    • Skip to My Lou
    • Sally Go Round the Sun
    • Sally Sunshine
    • When I Was a Baby
    • Alabama Gal
    • Round de Doo Bop
    • Little Sally Walker
    • Jump Jim Joe
    • Shoo Fly
    • Zodiac
    • Bobolinka
    • Old Bald Eagle
    • Little Johnny Brown
    • Dinah's Dead
    • Draw Me a Bucket
    • Bulldog
  5. Appendixes
    • Glossary of Dance Terms
    • Other Resources
    • Words to the Singing Games
    • Index of Singing Games by Formation
    • Alphabetical Index of Singing Games
Jump Jim Joe CD Contents
  1. Circle Round the Zero
  2. Head and Shoulders
  3. Old King Glory
  4. Noble Duke of York
  5. Thorn Rosa
  6. Skip to My Lou
  7. Sally Go Round the Sun
  8. When I Was a Baby
  9. Alabama Gal
  10. Round de Doo Bop
  11. Little Sally Walker
  12. Jump Jim Joe
  13. Shoo Fly
  14. Zodiac
  15. Bobolinka
  16. Old Bald Eagle
  17. Little Johnny Brown
  18. Dinah's Dead
  19. Draw Me a Bucket
  20. Bulldog
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