The Goodbye Song
Having a goodbye song at the end of the session is essential. Here's why:
It's a way of saying goodbye to each child
It wraps up the session, giving the session a clear beginning and end. The children know that they are expected to stay involved until the goodbye song.
The moment of focus before or after the song is a good time to get any messages across to the children. (How it went, what you want them to do next time, etc)
It leaves the group with confident energy, they know the song and can sing it well.
See the below video slide show to find some examples
If you know any other goodbye songs, please let us know!