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Band:System Of A Down
 Song:Deer Dance
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  • Artist System Of A Down
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  • Writer Daron MalakianSerj Tankian
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▷ Traditional Mexican Dances 🥇 en.

In the culture of Mexico we find exciting dances with a long history. While some are very lively, others are slower. Likewise, there may be various influences in them, although some are local. In this article, we will tell you the name and tell you about the most important. In addition, we will show you images and videos.

Below you have an index with all the items we are going to cover in this article.


  • 1 Tapatio syrup
  • 2 Old
  • 3 Huapango
  • 4 La Bamba
  • 5 Yukatkekan Jaran
  • 6 deeds dance
  • 7 shells
  • 8 Northern Polka 9000 9 omarabet
  • 11 brittle

Tapatio syrup

Tapatio syrup is National dance from Mexico. It originated in the 19th century in Jalisco and combines several regional dances. The word tapatío refers to the zapateado performed by men.

When it comes to dancing, a man surrounds a woman to woo her. She stomps and waves her skirt. Both wear typical village costumes: the man is dressed in a charro suit, and the woman in poblana porcelain.

If you want to know more about the typical dress of the country, we recommend that you visit this article: Typical Mexican costumes by region.

This regional dance is so typical that it is usually danced at a Quinceañera party where a young woman celebrates that she is 15 years old and therefore has passed into adulthood.


This folk dance is quite amazing for people who don't know it, as their dancers are dressed like elders. He is represented in Michoacán and was born in the city of Haracuaro.

In the beginning, this dance, dating from pre-Spanish , was performed as part of a ritual in honor of an old god or god of fire. The costume they wear consists of a wooden mask, a walking stick, wooden-soled shoes, trousers, a white shirt, and a Mexican shawl or jorongo ,

He mexican shawl or jorongo This is a typical men's garment from Mexico, traditionally used to protect against cold and rain. It looks like a poncho and is usually quite colorful.

The main characters are four men who imitate old people through their falls and the way they walk. They are led by a couple known as Veripiti and Maringuía . They are also ugly teasing dance of four old men , In Michoacán, children are taught from an early age.


Huapango is practiced in various states, including Hidalgo, Puebla, San Luis Potosi and Veracruz. Therefore, in each territory we find different variants, although they have certain common characteristics.

This Mexican dance is usually performed on a wooden stage. Usually the man wears white trousers and a hat, while the woman wears a rather wide white skirt. Music is performed by three people who play the violin and buster and huapanguera (two types of guitar).

La Bamba

Bamba is one of the mixed dance the most representative of the state of Veracruz. It mixes the seguidillas and fandangos of Spain with the zapateados and guajiras originating in Cuba.

This dance is represented by one couple, and the color that prevails in both people is white. Between them they form a loop with the movement of their steps, as we can see in this video:

Yucatecan Jarana

The Yucatecan Jarana is typical of the Yucatan Peninsula. One aspect that draws the most attention is that the dancers wear objects on their heads while representing the dance.

This style began between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries when the Spaniards who were in the area danced. Over time, the Mexicans adapted it to their style. He dances like a couple and walks dressed in white.

Deer dance

This pre-Hispanic dance is practiced in state Sonora . It has three symbols: the deer (an animal revered by the natives), pascola and the coyote. The dance represents deer hunting, so the person who plays this role must be quite nimble.

The instruments that interpret the music of the deer dance are percussion, in addition to the reed flute.


Conjeros developed after the arrival of the settlers in the territory, so although it is an indigenous dance, it incorporates Spanish elements such as some religious themes.

This dance has two forms. One is called hours and honors femininity, night, mother earth and the jaguar. The other reveres masculinity, the day, solar energy and the eagle. One of the elements that make up the costumes are feathers.

Northern Polka

This popular dance is the mestizo, as its origin is German. The natives watched the upper classes of the settlers dance it and they ended up adapting it to their style.

This is practiced mainly in the northern states, among which we find Baja California, Coahuilla, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, Sonora and Tamaulipas.

Pineapple flower

Pineapple flower is a dance that originated in San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, Oaxaca. This is very recent, from the 20th century. At 19In 58, Governor Alfonso Pérez Gasga ordered that the author Samuel Mondragón develop an aboriginal choreography for a piece of music with that title.

The responsible person was Polina Solis. Since then, this dance has only been performed by women who wear huipil or a sleeveless shirt in bright colors and two long braids with colored stripes. In addition, they carry a pineapple on their shoulder.


Raspa is a representative dance of eastern Mexico that originates in Veracruz. It is a mestizo dance because it mixes elements of the natives with the forms of the settlers. Because of its light structure, children are usually taught in school.


Quebradita is also known as rocking horse .

In his music we hear the rhythm of the Mexican cumbia. This is a fusion of two different musical styles: techno and folklore. In it, the man hugs the woman around the waist and puts his right leg between the two legs of the girl. The couple spins and makes small jumps or streams.

One practice that is practiced is Tombe in which the man forces the woman to lean back straight. The brightest modality is acrobatic.

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We play and sing (Children's fun)

This section of the book contains children's games and round dances, counting rhymes, tongue twisters and riddles. All of them can be useful in teaching folklore with children, which will be easily perceived by children of younger and middle age. He will fill with vivid images their natural desire to move and communicate with each other. Their lexicon will include authentic Russian words and expressions. They will learn the rhythm of Russian speech, which in our time has been lost by many, and the perception of natural phenomena, which will become alive for them, as well as for our distant ancestors. He will bring them closer to her and teach them to respect her and her phenomena.

Children could even sing a song to some small bug or big bird, or include such interesting “characters” as, for example, Fox, Wolf, Bear, Crane, Duck, Drake, Sparrow ... What is also instructive for the current Lovers of destroying anthills and bird nests. This will teach them to take care of all living things. Do not count and do not replay all children's games in one lesson. Before starting the game, the children count the number of participants, choose the counters, sung to a simple melody, “Vodilka” (the one who will drive in the game). A few examples will give an idea of ​​this numerous genre of children's folklore, or rather the natural development of children.


Among the numerous children's games, there are several types of game actions and many of their options, such as: "Catch", "Blind Man's Buff", "Do it", "Teasers", "Who is faster", "Who is more agile", etc. p. should have learned beforehand.
Readings, see the appendix.


Little children all love to run and catch each other. And there are a great many such games, but not all children know them. They can be learned with songs recorded by folklore collectors.

The bell is ringing

The game is played to the song recorded by G. M. Naumenko. They choose the "carrier" according to the counting rhyme:

Naughty - baloons,
Run out into the yards!
Stand in a circle to count
And choose a walker.
Chorus of children.
Bell towers - bells,
Daredevils rang out.
"Di-gi-di-gi-dong, di-gi-don,
Get out of there!"
And again after the break:
The bell is ringing,
Gold is ringing
Guess where the ringing comes from?!"

The selected “walker” is blindfolded with a handkerchief or scarf, smoothly unrolled and the game starts: the children ring the bell, passing it from hand to hand, and the “walker” tries to get closer to the player ringing the bell by sound and grab him, or hit with a hand, and he tries to dodge and pass the bell to another player. This game is very emotional, it helps to develop a quick reaction and dexterity in movements.
Grandmother - hedgehog

In this game, a cheerful and agile "grandmother - hedgehog" (a girl chosen for this role) has to catch up with the naughty ones who sing a teaser and jump on one leg. She wants to catch the most daring, approaching very close to her “home” (somewhere in the corner you can put a chair or a box instead of a house). But she does not succeed soon, as she also jumps on one leg. In the end, endurance and leg training help her catch the biggest naughty, and he becomes a "grandmother - a hedgehog", who is tied with a scarf around her head and teased with a teaser:
Grandmother - hedgehog, bone leg.
She fell off the stove, broke her leg,
And then she says:
"My stomach hurts."

The purring cat walks

This is a musical version of the well-known children's game of "cat and mouse", created on the basis of the song book recorded by the author. Children first sing it, dancing in a circle and holding hands. According to the counting rhyme, a “mouse” is chosen, which becomes in the center of the circle, and the “purring cat” chosen according to the counting rhyme runs around the circle. Raising their clasped hands and making “gates”, the children release the “mouse” for a walk after they sing a song. "Cat-purr" does not yawn, lying in wait for the mouse, trying to catch it. But the nimble "mouse" eludes him and hides in a circle, running away into the "gates" open to her. They don’t let the “purring cat” into the gates and close them, crouching. This continues several times, and even if the “cat” sneaks into the circle, having managed to sneak into the “gates”, then the mouse is urgently released into other “gates”. There is a fun running around until the “purr cat” grabs the “mouse”. This very active game does not last long, and after it comes another game, more calm.

And the words are:
The purring cat walks,
Keeps his eyes on the mouse:
Mouse, beware of the mouse,
Watch out, don't get caught by the cat!

However, it happens that after this game the children immediately switch to the same active other game and put into it the same emotions and the desire to catch up, catch, only now the “wolves” are hunting for “hares”.

Hare walk around the fence

The “leaders” of the game are selected again: two or three hares and the same number of wolves. "Hares" stand in the middle of the circle, and "wolves" run around the circle and are eager to catch hares, which the children will release into the "gate". Only the song is sung differently, rather long, and it should be well remembered in advance, because it has two verses with different words and to different tunes. First, the children, walking in a circle, sing a song, and only then the game begins, even more emotional, as three hares and three wolves run.
Having run enough, the children still do not get tired and begin to compete "who runs faster" than others. They choose the “leader” - the interceptor according to the counting rhyme. Then they designate at a certain distance (draw or put something, for example, chairs) two "houses". The task is to run from one house to another and at the same time dodge the "interceptor" so as not to taunt the runner. The one who was tagged (stained) is considered less agile and is eliminated from the game. This game is called: "We can run fast." It begins with a song that is sung by those who stand on the sides of the competitors, the participants in the game.

We can run fast, jump fast and skip.
One, two, three, four, five! No one can catch up with us!

The third extra

It is also an outdoor game, but with a special task. May enter the repertoire of a children's holiday. It starts with a song.

1. Katenka's two girlfriends, their heads are smooth.
They walk, have fun, they need to leave.

2. Katya's apron is long: forty trees were counted,
Forty trees without one - we should part with you!

The song is sung in pairs by the guys (two girlfriends in each pair). In the middle of the circle stands the “third extra” chosen by the counting rhyme. As soon as the couples walking in a circle sing a song, he begins to count, clapping his hands: “One - two - three - four - five” . .. After which he runs to take the vacant seat, since during the count every second of the pair starts to run around and takes another vacant seat. The one who is left without a place becomes the new "third wheel". The less nimble and quick-witted of the girls can repeatedly remain the "third wheel" until she learns to quickly respond to the current situation and becomes dexterous and agile.
It should be taken into account that by playing songs, we can create a good and active game, based on its content. For example, from the ritual spring song, which they sang, hitting each other with a willow branch, they said: “The willow is white - it beats for the cause” ... “Willow whip, beat to tears”! According to folk custom, it was believed that beating with a willow branch brings health (especially in the bath). And in the song, endowing the willow with epithets that adorn it, the children, evading a blow with a willow branch on their legs, shout: “Hop, hop!” Who did not have time to jump in time - becomes the leader. This is how a playful situation is born, and the song becomes already playful, inside the choral circle.

Song “Willow”

1. Willow, willow, curly twig.
Oh, lyoli, gop - gop!
2. Willow in gold, young in gold.
Oh, lyoli, gop - gop!

When playing outdoor games, children often alternate them with games that are more complex in terms of task, expanded in content, which can be performed to more complex and longer songs, for example, in the form of a dialogue.

Swim, spleen.

"Swim, spleen" - children sing, grouped in a semicircle. The “spleen” (character of the game) quickly runs out to them and a dialogue begins: the children ask the “spleen” to show different actions from the life they observe. For example, how the guys go to the forest, how they carry mushrooms from the forest, and the like. "Spleen" depicts everything with facial expressions and movements, and the children ask him more and more new tasks (what to show). "Spleen" depicts everything. But at the same time, he still manages to pinch (pretend to bite with his beak) the children standing next to him. From this, the game appears more heated and fun.
The lyrics and melody of the song must be learned properly before the game.

Choir of children.

1. Swim, (2 p.)
Swim, spleen,
Swim, pretty.
2. Tell me, (2 p.)
Tell me, spleen,
Tell me, pretty.
3. Like guys, (2 p.)
Like guys go to the forest,
Like mushrooms from the forest.
Spleenka (shows and sings).
They are like that, (2 rubles)
They are like that, yes that's it! (2 rubles)

Then the children ask to show "How the guys go to the river, how they catch fish from the river." "Spleen" tries to portray the scene of catching fish in a funnier way and "falls" into the "river", but the song does not end there. The guys ask him, “How do the guys go to the holiday, dance, jump, dance ?!” And this question should be answered - a show, but here the children surround the “spleen” in a round dance and themselves show everything together with him, singing with the “spleen” “They are that way . ..”.

Frost - red nose

This is an even more interesting and challenging game. It is not only with one song, it assumes some artistic tasks, the ability to play a whole big scene. In it, the children, seeing “Santa Claus” coming out to them “from the forest”, begin to play snowballs with him, which he did not like at all, and then they begin to tease him, after which “Santa Claus”, who is completely naughty, touches with his stick and "freezes". Children "freeze" in different positions of their bodies (very funny). One of the rascals, running away, sees what happened to the ugly people who offended "Santa Claus", and decides to help them, that is, "unfreeze" them with a cheerful song and his dance to it. He invites the "frozen" to sing along with him and move, gradually thawing, eventually joining the dance with him. After that, all the children “thawed out” run away from “Santa Claus” to a warm hut. The game takes place with an alternation of different songs and actions, which, as in any game, should be learned in advance.

Children (teasing Santa Claus).
Frost ate chaff on the mountain ash,
Climbed into the sedge, fell into the river.
Give us a big cart for the snow!

The second song with which the rascal saves the "frozen" contains more words. They should be remembered well so that the game does not stop, because other children will want to see it, and not just the participants in the game. Many will want to learn an unfamiliar game.

Song of the rescuer

1. Cold winter, frosty winter
At the birch tree, the root was healed.
2. She got everything, but dried everything,
She broke everything dry crayons.
3. And we'll go to the dance, we'll take everyone with us,
We're not afraid of Frost, we'll run into the house soon!

The game ends with this song, upon hearing which "Frost" goes into the forest.
The same interesting game goes along with the song - a dialogue between the singers and the "leader" - "deer". In the game "Deer", the participants of the game singing the song dress the "leader" - "deer" and ask him questions. After his answer, each time they sing the song again and give him some object to put on. When it comes to the cap, the funny one with the tassel of Petrushka's cap, "Deer" wants to run away, but they don't let him in and make him dance in front of all the participants in the game. The song sounds fun and playful.

1. Deer under the root, deer under the oak tree.
Chorus (repeated after each verse).
Ay, yes, lyuli, ah, yes, Deer!
2. Is it warm, deer, or cold?
3. I'm not that warm, I'm not that cold?..
4. Dress up, deer, wrap yourself up.
5. Half shawls from red girls.
6. And from young women - padded jackets.
7. From a peasant - a burlachka - sharp hat.

Perch fish

A peculiar variant of the game in which the action is played inside a circle in which the "perch fish" tries to get out of the "net" by being caught. They don’t want to let her out, but she tries to get away from the “fishermen” who caught her (the participants in the game who formed two circles one in the other). While the song is being sung, the “perch fish” is trying to break through the “network” and go free. She doesn’t succeed right away, but, having contrived, she jumps under the “net” (the hands of those walking in a round dance). If she manages to “emerge” from the “net” before the “gates” are closed for the players, then the game is interrupted and a new “fish” is chosen. They sing the song again: “You are already a fish, a fish is a perch”

1. You, fish, perch fish,
You, fish, will fall into the net.
If you get caught, fish, don't shake,
Don't try to break the nets.
2. His red maidens knitted,
Weaved strong threads from flax,
And they twisted ropes from threads,
And then those ropes were pitched.
3. So that the fish does not break the rope,
So that the fish gets into the net,
They threw the net into the river,
Together with the fish, they took it out of the river.

These words must, of course, be learned in advance along with the melody.
The sheet music application has a different version of the last two lines.

Game round dances

The play principle enters the world of children's perception so naturally that it is not surprising that little children, looking closely at older sisters and brothers, adopted round dance songs and movements in round dances associated with acting out the content of these songs, in which there were characters who performed what was sung about. Of course, those songs were adopted by the younger ones, the content of which was close and understandable to kids and teenagers. There were plenty of such round dances among the younger generation of Russian people, and they are perceived by modern kids as their own repertoire, close to their consciousness. Children are happy to perform them, learn songs and play them.
Each of the game round dances has its own bright poetic content and expressive melody that interests children and is easy to remember. There are not as many of them in the book as we would like, but a few of their examples can give a correct idea of ​​this type of folk art and can easily enter the repertoire of any beginner and more trained children's group.
A common feature for children's game round dances is their form of performance: the song is sung by the entire choir of the participants in the round dance, and the "characters" chosen for this or that role do not sing. They pay all attention to the "image" of what is sung in the song, with their conditional movements that do not reach naturalism. In the description for each example, it is emphasized what exactly the selected “characters” do.
So, for example, in the game round dance “Our sparrow flew out” in front of the semicircle of the singing participants in the round dance, the “sparrow” “flies” - the character chosen for this role is the boy to whom the “sparrow” flies, and together they “fly - flutter” in front of the singing children, while the children in the song talk about what the sparrows seem to be chirping about. They are bored without small children, gray sparrows, and they dream of a complete "family". In fact, only the singers talk about this, and the “characters” only depict this in their movements. The game round dance ends with the fact that little children “sparrows” run out, and the whole family of sparrows “flies up” and “flies away”.

1. Our sparrow flew out, (2 p.)
To the valley. (2 p.)
2. To the valley, to the forest,
To the viburnum bush,
To the bush. (2 p.)
3. Sparrow flew in,
With a sparrow near the village,
Near the village. (2 p.)
4. Vorobeiko says:
"Oh, my heart hurts,
Oh, it hurts, yes." (2 p.)
5. It hurts - zealously whines,
There are only two of us with you,
Only two. (2 p.)
6. Sparrow answers,
Comforts the sparrow,
Comforts. (2 p.)
7. “Wait you, sparrow,
We will also have a family,
We will also have a family. (2 p.)
8. There will be small children,
Gray sparrows,
Sparrows. (2 p.)

It is worth noting that such game round dances are very suitable for stage embodiment, in general for showing them to children who will certainly want to participate in such an interesting musical game with different characters. Perhaps they will even repeat them in their yard.
It will be especially interesting for them to portray different animals, as in the next game - a round dance, where a boy is chosen to play the role of a "hare".
Hare in the Meadows A beautiful smooth melody of the song sounds in which children talk about what the hare is doing in the meadows. And the “character-hare” walks around inside the round dance and depicts all this. Notes in the application, where there is also another version of the words.

1. Hare in the Meadows,
Little White in the Meadows,
Like this, in the meadows. (2 p.)
2. Zainka, come into the garden,
Grey, come into the garden.
Like this - like that, come into the garden. (2 p.)
3. Hare, pick the color,
Grey, pick the color,
Like this - like that, pluck the color. (2 p.)
4. Hare, your wreath,
Grey, your wreath
Like this, your wreath. (2 p.)
5. Hare, hands on hips,
Grey, hands on hips,
Like this, hands on hips. (2 p.)
6. Zainka, dance,
Grey, dance,
Like this - that's it, dance. (2 p.)

"Characters" depicting various animals and birds can play their role in masks and even in costumes. If this happens on stage during a holiday, or in a park at some festival of children's creativity.
Round dance - the game "What about us, mother" is built in the form of a dialogue between the choir of children and the character of the game - "mother", who, answering the questions of children, standing in the middle of the circle or in front of the semicircle, depicts what her children ask in song, and the singers repeat its movements. This type of game is often found in the depiction of various types of labor. Again, to participate in such a round dance, it is necessary to learn the words, the melody in advance and choose the “mother”. It is desirable to dress her as a peasant woman, taller and in a scarf.

1. How can we, mother,
How, madam,
Sow white flax,
Frequent near the valley?
2. So and so, and so,
So and so, so and so.
Sow white flax,
Frequent near the valley.
3. How can we, mother,
How, madam,
Weed white linen,
Frequent near the valley?
4. So and so, and so,
So and so, so and so.
Weed white linen,
Frequent near the valley.
5. How are we, mother,
How, madam,
Take white flax,
Frequent in the valley?
6. Like this, and like this,
Like this, like that.
Take white flax,
Frequent near the valley.
7. How can we, mother,
How, madam,
Beat white linen,
Often near the valley?
8. Like this, and like this,
Like this, like that.
White linen to beat,
Frequent near the valley.
9. How can we, mother,
How, madam,
Make white linen,
Frequent near the valley?
10. That's it, and that's it,
That's it, that's it.
White linen,
Frequent near the valley.
11. How can we, mother,
How, madam,
Spin white flax,
Frequent near the valley.
12. So and so, and so,
So and so, so and so.
Spin white flax,
Frequent near the valley.
13. How are we, mother,
How, empress,
Sew white flax,
Often near the valley?
14. So and so, and so,
So and so, so and so.
White linen sew,
Frequent in the valley.

At the end of the song, “mother” brings out (takes out from under the floor) a shirt embroidered with bright threads and shows it to the children and the audience. This is where the game ends.
The next song introduces us to the “drake” generous with gifts for our beloved duck.
The spleen loved the duck Here the children tell in a song, standing around the “drake” selected according to the counting rhyme, about how the “drake” took the “duck” to the fair and bought different things for it. Children show this in their movements, opening the “gates” to the “ducks” every time they go to the “fair”. "Drake" and "duck" go backstage and return already with a "purchase", again go through the "gate" opened for them by children. Each time the “duck” is already dressed in the clothes donated by the “drake”. At the end of the song, a couple of "ducks" perform a cheerful dance, and a round dance, dancing with pellets, goes around them. If the song has already ended, then the boyanist on the boyana, or the dudar on the pipe, play the melody of the song. See the notes in the appendix, as well as another version of the words.

1. Spleen loved the duck,
He took the duck to the fair.
Chorus: Ay, lyuli, duck, duck - vorkutka,
Black-tailed, sharp-nosed,
Young duck!
2. He took a duck to the fair,
He bought a new sundress for her.

Chorus (repeated after each verse, but with a new ending).
... Duck in a sundress.

3. He took a duck to the fair,
He bought a new handkerchief for her.
Chorus ... And a duck in a handkerchief.
4. He took a duck to the fair,
He bought boots for a duck.
Chorus ... And a duck in boots!
A quail flew into the garden

A moving round dance in which two chosen "characters". "Drake" catches "quail", "floating" inside the choir circle. The children's round dance sings a song on the chorus, standing still, and during the chorus it goes, then in one direction, then in the other, dancing. The “drake” sneaks into the circle through the open “gates” and “flies up” to the “quail”, but it “flies away” from it to other “gates”, and the “drake” moves after it, and they “fly” around the round dance. As a result, he catches up with her and again flies with her into a round dance circle, where they, holding hands - “wings” perform a smooth dance, circling under a pretzel.
If children perform a round dance for a show, it is advisable to dress them in masks and gray overalls with “wings” attached to the sleeves.

1. A quail flew into the cage,
A rudd flew into the green.
Chorus (sung after each verse)
There was, there was a quail,
There was, there was a rudd.
2. A quail's arms hurt,
A redfin's legs hurt.
3. A quail's head hurts,
And a redfin's heart aches.
4. A gray spleen flew into a round dance,
A gray spleen flew into a girlish gray.
5. Caught a quail drake,
Caught a rudd drake.
6. They began to sing and dance songs together,
Together they began to amuse all the children.

Watching our smaller brothers, animals and birds, the children noticed the peculiarities of their behavior. That is, how they walk, fly, what sounds they make and endowed their "characters" with similar movements, imitating their gait, sometimes clumsy, unhurried.
Vasya the duckling
In this round dance, the selected character, resembling a duckling in some way, acts out the content of the song, imitating the walk of a little duckling. Children ask questions to “Vase-duckling”, hobbled in a round dance, he answers only with his movements, and all participants in the round dance sing the song.


1. How did Vasya the duckling walk along the bank? (2 p.)
Vasya - duckling (sings the chorus twice after each verse and shows).
Vasya commercial, Vasya commercial,
Vasya like that and like that!


2. How did Vasya the duckling collect flowers? (2 p.)
3. How did Vasya, the little duckling curled his wreaths? (2 p.)
4. How did Vasya, the duckling, choose the girl? (2 p.)
5. How did Vasya, the duckling, dance with the girl? (2 rubles)

Vasya the duckling dances with the chosen girl in the middle of the round dance.

In another "duck" story, children show how a mother duck calls her ducklings in a moment of danger and hides them under her wings. As in others - round dance games, participants choose "characters" - a duck mother and ducklings (several babies). They either fuss in the middle of the circle, then run out and again return to the “gates” opened by some participants in the fun game. The “ducklings” run after the round dance, but the disturbing “quacking” of the “duck” (she saw a fox, another character in the game) informs the children about the danger. They, pushing each other away, run into the same “gates”, rumble - “quack”, squeak and hide under the “mother duck under the wing. The “fox” is also trying to follow the “ducklings” into the “gates”, but the “mother duck” hisses menacingly, raises its wings, under which, nestling tightly against each other, ducklings sit. The fox leaves. The “duck” releases its ducklings, and they, having formed a small circle inside a large circle, merrily flap their “wings” and joyfully “quack”. The "duck" leads them through one of the "gates" and, passing in a zigzag, takes them away.

1. Just like you, duckling.
Just like you, grey,
How you swam on the sea. (2 p.) (The duck sits in the "nest")
2. Just like you, duckling.
How are you, grey,
Did you fly from the nest? (2 p.)
(To the “nest”, that is, to the place where the “duck” sat down, two or three “ducklings” “fly up”, cling to the “mother duck”, but she “flies away” for prey for ducklings .)
3. Just like you, duckling.
How are you, grey,
How did you lose your ducklings? (2 p.)
(While the "duck" was flying, the ducklings all ran out of the circle.)
4. Just like you, duckling.
How are you, grey,
How did you collect ducklings? (2 p.) (“Duck” quacks anxiously.)

This round dance can be played two or three times until all its participants imitate a funny action.
A drake follows a duck
It is played to a cheerful, moving song.
"Ducks" and "drakes" in different songs fall into various situations. One or the other of the participants in the round dance is chosen for the roles. Each of them wants to portray these interesting birds, the habits of which are watched with interest by the children, spending a lot of time near ponds and lakes.

1. Where there is a viburnum bridge,
A drake goes after a duck.
Chorus'. Oh, my viburnum, yes,
Oh, my raspberry, yes!
(Sung after each verse.)
2. A drake follows a duck,
Translates across the bridge.
3. Kalin bridge collapsed,
Sulfur duck drowned.
4. A drake cries for a duck,
A young one grieves over her.
5. Sulfur duck emerges,
Sulfur duck startled.
6. Sulfur duck startled,
crouched on her legs.
7. The spleen rejoiced,
He danced in front of the duck.

In this game, children imitate what the song is about. The selected "drake" chooses a "duck" and follows it. Then he circles it in a semicircle inside the round dance. When the Kalin bridge collapses, then, in the place where the “duck” passes, the round dance breaks (the children separate their hands), and the duck goes beyond the round dance (and the children join their hands again), watching the “drake”. He depicts grief. "Duck" dives under the raised hands of those who lead the circle - a round dance. He walks around the "spleen" in the opposite direction from the general movement of the round dance. And the "spleen" dances in front of her, walks in a squat.
Children watching this round dance game can sing along to the chorus.
A small top is running Along with simple circle dances and simple dance movements, the younger generation, looking closely at the amusements of the elders, adopted more complex movements in a round dance. For example, in this round dance, children form two lines, one larger than the other. A small line passes through several “gates” made by a larger line, as if diving into them and, connecting both lines, forms a common circle. The resulting large circle performs all the movements that are sung in the song. There are no more "characters". All the children go in a circle and sing, stopping at the end of the verses of the song to depict the drawings that, according to the content of the song, the guys embroidered in a “thin, white canvas”. You can tell them how to depict the “red sun with rays” (raising up, and slightly bending back, clasped hands), “clear month with moons” (arms bent in a semicircle above the head), and “green garden with flowers” ​​(remove from under floor towel embroidered with flowers and leaves and stretch it between those walking in a round dance, or circle around yourself, depicting a flower). It would be even better if you invite the children themselves to dream up, and they themselves will come up with something.

1. A small spinning top is running,
It is poking around in a little forest.
Chorus (repeated after each verse):
Lyoli - lyoli, lyoli - lyoli!
2. He dives into a bush,
He loses his tail.
3. Sewed, sewed - embroidered
Thin - white linen.
4. For the first time we embroidered
Red sun with rays.
5. And another time they embroidered
A clear month with moons.
6. Well, for the third time they embroidered
Blue sea with waves.
7. And on the fourth embroidered
Clear field with bushes.
8. And for the fifth time we embroidered
A green garden with flowers.

Lanky Crane The song is played as a funny scene inside the choral circle or in front of a semicircle of round dance participants. Children will willingly imitate all the actions told in the song. They alternately come to the fore, depict actions and return to their place. All small, uncomplicated roles should be distributed in advance, with repetition entrusting them to more and more new performers so that all children can participate. The round dance ends funny. After the end of the song, all the children, having acted as roles, all together shout in different ways, each in their own way: “ge - ge - ge”, “ha - ga - ga”, “go - go - go”, “quack - quack - quack” , "ha - ha - ha"! ...
This composition can be included in any scenario of a spring or summer holiday, or in children's gatherings, along with other funny scenes from children's life.

1. A lanky crane went to the mill,
I went to the mill, I saw a curiosity. (2 p.)
2. The goat grinds flour, the goat falls asleep,
Little goatlings rake out the flour. (2 p.)
3. And the spinning rams play pipes,
They play pipes, sing songs. (2 p.)
4. Two white-sided magpies went dancing,
Let's dance, flap your wings. (2 p.)
5. And the owl stomps its feet around the corner,
Turns its head all over, and laughs itself. (2 p.)
6. You duck, horn, "Quack - quack - quack" - screamed,
"Quack - quack - quack" - screamed, shook his head. (2 p.)
7. Two geese - ladies began to sing along,
They began to sing along: "Ha - ha - ha" - shout. (2 p.)

And even more interesting will be the round dance game around the brook, running merrily in early spring, making its way. Whose boat will sail faster, and whose will get stuck in the grass, dry and prickly? You can stand near the stream in a string, one after the other, from two sides, and sing a song composed by an unknown one of the guys, which is performed in a singsong voice. You can connect the imagination of children, and invite them to come up with a melody "on the go."

Blow down, breeze, pull the sailboat.
Drive a boat to the Volga River,
Where barge haulers go, barges are pulled by hooks.

Riddles and tongue-twisters

then studios. For the sake of children's health, holidays should be organized more often using folk traditions in nature. But won't it become a holiday for kids and teenagers - playing games and playing round dances even in the school yard, kindergarten, where fluffy trees and bright flowers planted by children would grow? In addition, you can also start competitions: who knows more riddles and knows how to solve them quickly, or who will be able to quickly pronounce a tongue twister without stammering in words.
These tongue twisters were composed by village children - inventors in large numbers and they can be learned in order to be able to apply in time in the competition.

For example:

Fedosya is standing, her hair loosened,
As white as snow, as green as a meadow,
Where she stands there and makes noise. (Birch.)
Dawn dawn, red maiden,
Walked across the field, dropped the keys.
I saw the moon, I didn't say a word,
I saw the sun, I picked up the keys. (Dew.)

The chant of the riddles, as well as the riddles themselves, can be viewed in the corresponding section of the application.

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