Published at Thursday, December 28th 2017. by Jenna Merritt in Happy Bitrthday.
In 1893 Mildred was working at the Louisville Experimental Kindergarten School where her sister was also working as Principle. Mildred came up with the melody we all now associate with the happy birthday song, and sister Patty added the lyrics and so was born the song Good Morning to All, a simple and catchy song for teachers to use to welcome their students into the class room each day. It went like this:
This all came to a head when Irving Berlins musical As Thousands Cheer used and didnot credit the Good Morning to All melody, the third hill sister called Jessica who administered the copyrights for her sisters filed a suit, and by being able to demonstrate concrete and undeniable similarities between Good Morning to All and Happy Birthday to You in a court of law she was able to obtain the copyright for Happy Birthday to You for her sisters as well.
Good morning to you,
Set up a circle of numbers on the ground and have everyone stand on a number. Begin playing festive music and have everyone walk from number to number. Draw a number from a hat and then stop the music. Whoever is standing on that number when the music stops is the winner! I have played this game at many school carnivals where the prize is a cake. But, you can give away something different.
When selecting a locale, it is important to think about what activities and entertainment will be in store for the kids who attend the party. For kids birthday parties, find a location that has plenty to do so everyone will have fun and be kept busy throughout the day. One of the best suited venues, which offers something for everyone, is an amusement park setting. For kids birthday parties, this type of facility has it all for the 8 to 18 year old age group.
And lastly, remember that all parties are fun and giving out gifts or party favors is a good idea. Specially if your guests are below 5 years.