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Interlingual Energizers/Små grodorna

Facilitator
amount 1
language level Full Star Blue.svgEmpty Star.svgEmpty Star.svg (simple)
Participants
age 4+
group size up to 20
Setting
materials Nothing special
space Big empty space, preferably outdoors.
time 5 min
Outcome
energizer, knowing a song in a foreign language

The activity The Little Frogs (svenska: Små grodorna, Deutsch: Die kleinen Frösche) is part of the collection of interlingual energizers. See a list of all activities.

Introduction

The introduction is also available in 2 other languages: svenska, Deutsch

Let's sing a song. It's in Swedish, but you only have to repeat the sentences I sing and make the same movements as me.

Rules

The rules is also available in 1 other languages: Deutsch

Let's make a circle. Take each others' hands. When I start singing we start walking to the right.

Små grodorna, små grodorna är lustiga att se. (Now we walk to the left:)
Små grodorna, små grodorna är lustiga att se.
Ej öron, ej öron, (We do the frogs' non-existent ears.)
Ej svansar hava de. (We do the frogs' non-existent tails.)
Ej öron, ej öron, (We do the frogs' non-existent ears.)
Ej svansar hava de. (We do the frogs' non-existent tails.)
Ko ack-ack-ack (We jump around like little frogs.)
Ko ack-ack-ack
Ko ack-ack-ack-ack-a

This is the alternative English version:

The little frogs, the little frogs, are so funny to watch. (Now we walk to the left:)
The little frogs, the little frogs, are so funny to watch.
No ears, no ears, (We do the frogs' non-existent ears.)
No tails do they have. (We do the frogs' non-existent tails.)
No ears, no ears, We do the frogs' non-existent ears.)
No tails do they have. (We do the frogs' non-existent tails.)
Ko ack-ack-ack (We jump around like little frogs.)
Ko ack-ack-ack
Ko ack-ack-ack-ack-a

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