Spring is in the air and everything’s growing again.  Here are some songs that will get you and your students in a spring mood and ready to learn about plants.  The first four can be downloaded from Amazon – so you’ll be ready to go right away!

  1. Oats and Beans and Barley, Raffi – Join Raffi and sing along and make the motions as the farmer plants his seeds, and surveys their progress.
  2. Each Of Us Is A Flower, Charlotte Diamond – Review the needs of plants with this gentle, sweet song that is quick and easy to learn.
  3. The Garden Song, Charlotte Diamond – Inch by inch, row by row, practice rhyming while you review the needs of plants.
  4. The Corner Grocery Store, Raffi – With beans that try on jeans and corn blowing on a horn, the silly rhyming lyrics will have your students laughing while they improve their phonemic awareness.
  5. Parts of a Flower, (from the album “Kiss Your Brain”, Dr. Jean – Practice the parts of a flower in song.

What songs are you singing with your students to celebrate the arrival of spring?  Have some favorites?  Please share!