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Under 7, 7 to 12
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1 to 60 minutes
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Song: Animals of the Night
Sung to the tune of "The Ants Go Marching"
Step 1
"Animals of the Night"

The moon is rising in the sky,
Hurrah, hurrah!
The coyotes and the nighthawks cry,
Hurrah, hurrah!
The crickets start to chirp their tune,
As the bats go flying past the moon.
And the owls wake up to hunt 
    through the night,
Giving the mice such a fright.


- Jennifer Bové

Step 2
Are you unfamiliar with this tune?

Visit kids.niehs.nih.gov. On this site, you can hear “The Ants Go Marching” and many other children’s tunes.

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