We sing our way through the day it seems. It's such a great management tool, especially during transitions. As you know, there are so many throughout the day that they can really eat up instructional time if you're not careful. Many years ago, I borrowed the following idea from a brilliant teacher friend of mine. Take a listen.
(I wish I could have shown their singing faces, but alas, I don't have permission. I hope it's okay that one little face snuck into the picture for a split second.)
It works wonders and makes for efficient transitions. We like to change the words for most anything they need out of their desks. Pencils, crayons, you name it.