Holiday Songs

Thanksgiving Songs

Food Song
If you like to eat apples, clap your hands.
If you like to eat apples, clap your hands.
Apples are tasty, apples are yummy.
If you like to eat apples clap your hands.
 
(Insert the foods you’ll be making for Thanksgiving)
Tune: If You’re Happy And You Know It
 
Fat Turkey
Oh gobble, gobble, gobble,
Fat turkeys, fat turkeys.
Oh gobble, gobble, gobble,
Fat turkeys are we.
We walk very proudly and gobble so loudly,
Oh gobble, gobble, gobble,
Fat turkeys are we!
 
Tune: Did You Ever See A Lassie?
 
Turkey on the Farm
The turkeys on the farm go – gobble, gobble, gobble,
Gobble, gobble, gobble – gobble, gobble, gobble.
The turkeys on the farm go – gobble, gobble, gobble,
All around the farm!
 
The turkeys on the farm go – wobble, wobble, wobble,
Wobble, wobble, wobble – wobble, wobble, wobble.
The turkeys on the farm go – wobble, wobble, wobble,
All around the farm!
 
Tune: Wheels on the Bus
 
Family and Friends
I am thankful; I am thankful
For my mom, for my mom.
I know that she loves me.
I know that she loves me.
I am glad. I am glad.
 
(Insert other family and friends you’ll be seeing at Thanksgiving.)
Tune: Frere Jacques

Fall Session Songs

There are so many, but we'll be singing these catchy tunes quite a bit throughout the season!

The Apple Tree
Way up high in an apple tree,
Two little apples smiled at me.
I shook that tree as hard as I could.
Down came the apples and boy were they good!
 
Leaves in the Trees
The leaves in the trees turn red and orange, red and orange, red and orange.
The leaves in the trees turn red and orange, in … the … fall.
 
(additional verses: "turn brown and yellow," " fall to the ground," "blow in the wind")
(Tune: The Wheels on the Bus)
 
Leaves Falling Down
All the leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down.
All the leaves are falling down.... to ... the ... ground!
 
(Insert leaf colors: "red leaves are falling down")
(Tune: London Bridge is Falling Down)
 
Who Paints the Leaves?
Jackie Jack Frost climbs the trees.
Jackie Jack Frost paints the leaves.
Jackie Jack Frost has such fun, 
Painting fall leaves one by one!
Now I know just why I see,
Pretty colors in the trees. 
 
(Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle)
 
The Frisky Little Squirrel
Oh, the frisky little squirrel, he gathers nuts and seeds. 
He hides them for the winter months so he'll have all he needs.
Oh, up up up he goes, and down down down he comes.
He runs around, goes up and down, his work is never done!
 
(Try to move really fast with the song)
(Tune: The Grand Old Duke of York)
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Songs We're Singing

Everyday Classics

ABC's
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Row Row Row Your Boat
Wheels on the Bus
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Old McDonald

Circle Time Songs

Pickety pickety bumble bee, will you say your name for me? 
Name!
Name, name, that's her name.
 
Friends, friends 1, 2, 3 all my friends are at circle with me.
List names while clapping to "Name's my friend...")
 
Let's all clap for circle time,
Circle time, circle time.
Let's all clap for circle time.
We'll have fun today. 
 
Look who came to circle time,
Name, Name.
Look who came to circle time.
Name is here. 
 
Let's all tap together, together, together.
Let's all tap together, because it's fun to do. 
Let's all tap our knees, our knees, our knees
Let's all tap our knees, because it's fun to do. 
(continue with clap our hands, pat our heads, etc.)

Clean Up Song

Clean up, clean up, everybody everywhere.
Clean up, clean up, everybody do your share. 
 

Transition Songs

Friends, friends, one, two, three,
All my friends come play with me. (or insert specific activity)
 
Now it's time to go do art, go do art, go do art. (insert next activity)
Now it's time to go do art at the blue table. (insert location)
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