The Songs We Sang in Ms. Howard’s 2nd Grade Class on 11/1/2012
Posted November 2, 2012on:
It was sure fun to see Ms. Howard back in class today after her maternity leave. Congratulations Ms. Howard! With Ms. Howard back, the coming election and Thanksgiving on the horizon, we had a lot so sing about today!
Here are the songs we sang:
Grandma’s Feather Bed (John Denver’s)
Words and Music by Jim Connor
Adapted and Illustrated by Christopher Canyon
We talked about the fact that when we sing together next week, we will know who our next president will be…will I be changing this book or keeping it the same? It’s a real nail biter…
Presidents Name Song for Sing Books with Emily
Song Intro by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Illustrations and Layout Compiled by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Sing Sing Books with Emily’s The Presidents Name Song with the melody sing-along track, here:
If you are interested in a copy of this book, please email: SingBooksWithEmily.att.net, or lave a comment to this post.
Over the River and Through the Wood
Poem by Lydia Maria Child
Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Post for this special illustration:
Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night (An Old Song)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Peter Spier
Published by Dell Dragonfly Books, New York, 1961
The Marvelous Toy
Words and Music by Tom Paxton
Illustrated by Steve Cox
(This book is a far and away favorite with the Kindergarten set. It comes with a wonderful CD that has Tom Paxton singing on one track with a separate instrumental track, including a clearly played melody line, so you can sing solo…a wonderful edition!)
Simple Gifts (The Shaker Hymn)
Words and Music by Elder Joseph Brackett
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
(You might also enjoy a post about “Simple Gifts at the White House“:
And other Related Posts as well.)
A Songlist to help us Celebrate Thanksgiving!
A list of SPBs with fun and sneakily educational content. The kids won’t even know they’re learning!
Of the hundreds (maybe thousands) of choices, this list onPinterest displays the top blockbuster favorite Singable Picture Books that we warble together at Sing Books visits: