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Illustrated Songs that Celebrate Seasonal Change

Posted on: November 10, 2015

This list contains songs that celebrate a change in the season, all year long or from one season to another.

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This one takes the bear through all the seasons to hibernation (and explores the 5 senses, too)

The Bear Went Over the Mountain
Traditional Words and Tune
Words Adapted by Iza Trapani
To sing with me, just click here:

http://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/bear-went-over-the-mountain

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Based on Neil Sedaka’s Calendar Girl, this one starts with an egg in January and follows the growing dino all year long.

Dinosaur Pet
Inspired by the Music and Lyrics of the Song “Calendar Girl” by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
Children’s Lyrics by Marc Sedaka
Illustrated by Tim Bowers

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Frosty knows spring is coming, since the says the sun will get hot and melt him away.
frosty the snowman wade zahares
Frosty the Snowman
Words and Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins
Performed by Kenny Loggins
Illustrated by Wade Zahares
ISBN 978-1-62354-012-8

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goodbye summer by eleg 4 sbwe
Goodbye, Summer Song Sheet with Guitar Chords by ELEG for SBWE
Words and Music by Emily Leatha Everson Gleichenhaus
Art by Eloise Gleichenhaus
To view or print this sheet, click here:
goodbye summer by eleg 4 sbwe

Sing with Emily, here:

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From spring to summer, so long as there is water, sun, fertile ground (and some TLC), the flowers grow.

Inch by Inch (The Garden Song)
Words and Music by David Mallett
Illustrated by Ora Eitan

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As summer turns to Autumn, the leaves on many kinds of trees turn colors and fall to the ground.
leaves on the trees, wiley day
The Leaves on the Trees
Sing to the Tune of LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN or WHEELS IN THE BUS
Words by Thom Wiley
Illustrated by Andrew Day

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“Silver white winters that melt into springs…”

My Favorite Things

Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Illustrated by James Warhola

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Children grow and change like the seasons, too.

Sunrise, Sunset

Words by Sheldon Harnick
Music by Jerry Bock
Illustrated by Ian Schoenherr
This song is from the musical “Fiddler on the Roof”

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Moods also grow and change with the season, dark skies one day, but the sun’ll come out tomorrow.
tomorrow 4 sbwe cover only
Tomorrow
Words by Martin Charnin
Music by Charles Strouse
From the Musical ANNIE
For classroom use only.

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tomorrow 4 sbwe i love ya tomorrow
Favorite Lyric from
TOMORROW
Poster by Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this poster, click here:
tomorrow 4 sbwe i love ya tomorrow

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tomorrow sbwe poster
TOMORROW Poster 4 SBWE
Poster by Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this poster, click here:
tomorrow sbwe poster

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When the wind comes, so often does a change in the season.
SBWE SBS Who Has Seen the Windw chords
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND (SBWE Songbook Series)
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE Songbook Series
To view or print this page, click here:
SBS Who Has Seen the Wind w chords

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who has seen the wind eloise wilkin
WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND?
Poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Traditional Tune
Illustration by Eloise Wilkin
To hear the tune for singing this poem, click here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/who-has-seen-the-wind-eleg-1

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Other Songs Celebrating Seasonal Change (ones I wish had illustrations)

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Here Comes the Sun
Words and Music by George Harrison

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Related Posts

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SEASONAL CHANGE
Illustrated Songs to Celebrate Seasonal Change
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/10/illustrated-songs-that-celebrate-seasonal-change/

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WINTER

Singable Picture Books for Winter
Some of these are sung at Christmastime, but this is a list of songs about Winter that you can sing all season long!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/singable-picture-books-for-winter/

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SUMMER CELEBRATION
Songs for Summer, a List of Summery Singable Picture Books

https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/10/26/songs-for-summer-and-goodbye-summer/

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THANKSGIVING

A Song List to Help Us Celebrate Thanksgiving!
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/06/thank-heavens-singable-picture-books-for-thanksgiving/

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