The Good Stuff
By Ingrid Lilly and Michael Levine

Lyrics:

 

The good stuff 

Dee dee dee dee dee dee dee 

The good stuff 

Dee dee dee dee dee dee dee

The good stuff 

La la la la la la la 

The good stuff 

La la la la la la la

The good stuff 

Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo 

The good stuff 

Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo

The good stuff 

Da da da da da da da 

The good stuff 

Da da da da da da da

Activities:   
 

Stick Song (rhythm, pitch, motor coordination, language – toddlers, ages 3-4): Tap your sticks to the beat while singing with your child. You can swap in different activities for each verse for the syllables (“run run run.. the good stuff) Other ideas are ski, fly, jump, roll, tap, hop, row, etc. 

Lap Song (rhythm, pitch, motor coordination, vestibular system development –babies, toddlers, ages 3-4): Bounce your child on your lap to the beat and sing the first verse. Then swap in words like shake, lean, hug, kiss, tickle, rock, etc. (Shake shake shake shake shake shake shake the good stuff.) 

Direction Dance (rhythm, pitch, motor coordination, language – toddlers, ages 3-4): Dance during the first verse. Then swap in whole phrases for the syllables as in the following examples: 

 

Everybody jump with me, The Good Stuff 
Everybody fly with me, The Good Stuff 

Everybody wiggle with me, The Good Stuff 

 

Take suggestions -- Other ideas: twirl, run, dance, shake, clap, hop, swim, etc. 

Egg Shaker Song: Shake your eggs to the first verse. Then swap in whole phrases for the syllables as in the following examples: 

The leg stuff , la la la... 

The knee stuff , la la la... 
The arm stuff , la la la... 

Take suggestions for other body parts. 

Syllable Explorer (rhythm, pitch, motor coordination, language – toddlers, ages 3-4): Pat your lap to the beat and sing the first verse. Then think of different syllables, as in the following examples: 

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha, The Good Stuff 

Bee bee bee bee bee bee bee, The Good Stuff 

Wee wee wee wee wee wee wee, The Good Stuff Etc. 


Animal Sounds (rhythm, pitch, motor coordination, language – babies, toddlers, ages 3-4): You could use this song to explore animals & the sounds they make, for example: “The cow stuff – moo moo moo moo moo moo moo, the cow stuff ...”

Coloring Page & Sheet Music

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