A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara
One of my greatest treasures is the collection of music books from my Aunt Keta. She was a music teacher and she worked for a music publishing company so she had many, many books. She actually gave a kindergarten music book to me on my first birthday.
I use it regularly in my classroom. One of the songs is called The Turkeys Run Away. We sing it every November and play the game.
This year when I explained how to play the game, I found myself saying “I will be the farmer and I will chase the turkeys.”
For a brief moment, I thought about the last time I chased a turkey. It had not ended so well – I fractured my ankle. I pushed that thought to the back of my mind and began to sing.
I am happy to report no teachers were harmed in the playing of this game.
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