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Under 7, 7 to 12
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Song: Happy Javelinas
Sung to the tune of "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"
Step 1
"Happy Javelinas"

Oh, look at the happy javelinas
All covered in bristly brown hair.
Some of them live in rainy jungles,
And some like the dry desert air.


Make way for the hungry javelinas.
They’re searching for goodies to eat
Like fruit, crunchy roots, and even cactuses—
Oh, what a prickly, green treat!


It’s nap time for baby javelinas
After they’ve eaten their meals.
And when they wake up they will be ready
To run and play games full of squeals.

- Jennifer Bové

Step 2
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