Davies-Splitter/Splitter Arrive at Sandringham Station for some scatting (make up nonsense sounds with your voice) – echo Arrive at Bentleigh Station for some body percussion (sounds made on your body) – echo Arrive at Dandenong Station for some dancing Choof choof choof choof choof choof choof Choof choof choof choof choof choof choof All aboard the Melbourne train All aboard the Melbourne train All aboard the Melbourne train today. Please stand clear, doors close we’re on our way. Choof choof choof choof choof choof choof Choof choof choof choof choof choof choof Faster, faster with a boppity boppity bop. Slower, slower the Melbourne train does stop! Instructions for arriving at stations 'Melbourne Train' from 'Bop in the Bath'
PERCUSSION/ ACTIONS bounce or pat on the beat of the song getting faster then slower and STOP! DRAMATISE/ MOVE Have turns at being the engine driver (leader of the train line) and make up your own windy track around the room. Remember to go faster, slower and stop at a station when the music stops. Get off the train, stretch your legs and play the echo games. Get back on the train when you hear the train whistle. Choose another engine driver and off you go. SING Sing Along LISTEN listen to the train whistle give the signal to get back on the train, and the cabassa making the choofing sounds. PLAY play the train whistle as a signal to get aboard the train. Choose a passenger on the train to play the cabassa throughout the song. CREATE draw windy train tracks on a blank sheet of paper. The train tracks might go over a mountain, through a tunnel, under a bridge and stop at different stations along the way. GAME make up your own echo games using scatting (vocal improvisation), body percussion or movement. SING/ PLAY AND CREATE sing the song without the music recording accompanied by a tambour, tambourine or cabassa that a child plays. Blow the whistle and make up your own echo games. 'The Melbourne Train' from 'Bop in the Bath'