RYHMES, TONGUE TWISTERS, & ARTICULATIONS
A big black bug bit a big black bear,
And made the big black bear bleed blood.
A flea and a fly and a flu were in prison so what could they do.
"Let us fly," said the flea. "Let us flea'" said the fly.
So they flu to the man on the moon.
Aluminum, linoleum. Aluminum, linoleum. Aluminum, linoleum.
Aluminum, linoleum. Cinnamon, synonym.
Are you copper-bottoming them, my man? No, I'm aluminuming 'em mum.
Can a stammerer flatter a flatterer?
Did you see Peter Piper's puppy peeping playfully?
Double bubble gum bubbles double.
Eight great gray geese grazing gaily into Greece.
Father fries fish fries in a fish frier.
He is a nice man, not an ice man.
I like my bike.
I wonder which witch wished the wicked wish.
Just get anything.
Let Letty linger longer at the luncheon.
Lucy likes light literature.
Mommy made me make Muffins Monday.
Moses supposes his toesies are roses, but Moses supposes erroneously.
For Moses he knowses his toesies aren't roses, as Moses supposes his toesies to be.
Red Leather, Yellow Leather. Yellow Leather, Red Leather.
Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry. Red Lorry, Lellow Lorry.
Round and round the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran.
Ruby red rubber baby buggy bumpers.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
She says such shabbily sewed seams shows seriously.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore at the seashell store.
Shy Sarah saw Swiss wristwatches.
Sinful Ceasar sipped his snifter, seized his knee and sneezed.
Six slick slim slippery slimy sleek slender sickly saplings.
Six thick thistle sticks.
Strange strategic statistics.
The Lips, the teeth, the tip of the tongue.
The night light shines brightly.
The old cold scold sold the school coal scuttle.
The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plane.
The sixth shiek's sixth sheep's sick.
The sun shines on stop signs.
Thissian thistle, the successful thistle sifter, sifts sieves full of three thousand thistles through the thick of this thumb.
Tie twine to three tree twigs.
To sit in solemn silence, On a dull dark dock.
In a pestilential prison, with a life long lock.
Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock.
From a cheap and chippy chopper, on a big black block.
Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat.
Truly rural rustic trees.
What noise annoys a noisy oister most? A noisy noise annoys a noisy oyster most.
What to do to die today, at a minute or two til two.
A thing distinctly hard to say, yet harder still to do.
To beat a tattoo at twenty til two, a ratta ta tata ta too.
The dragon will come when he hears the drum-
At a minute or two til two today, at a minute or two til two.
Whether the weather be cold, or whether the weather be hot. We'll whether together, whatever the weather, whether we like it or not.
Would you please get your books off of the table?
Yellow Leather, Red Leather. Red Leather, Yellow Leather.
You know New York. You need New York. You know you need unique New York.
OTHER VOCAL EXCERCISES
Chewing SoundsJaw Release
Sing concert scales
Sing chromatic scales
These vocal warm ups were taken from a variety of sources, including the Exploring Theatre Textbook, The Spotlight City Players Workshop Booklet, Texas Wesleyan University Theatre professors, and a couple originals.
Updated: December 07, 2017