Sing Books with Emily, the Blog

Day 292: 365 Days of Illustrated Song

Posted on: October 18, 2016

The illustrations in this book are fantastic.  The illustration counts from 1-13 (appropriate for Halloween). I have trouble maintaining energy and stamina for 13 repetitive verses of the song. I suggest allowing one of the children to pick odds or evens and then sing just the odd or even numbers.  Then, the next time, you can sing the opposite.  This allows for all kinds of mathematical discussions (odds, evens, opposites), gives you two songs in one, makes each sitting much more interesting in half the time, and you will have energy for the next to do items on your list.

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Over in the Hollow
Sing to the Tune of “Over in the Meadow
Words Adapted by Rebecca Dickinson
Illustrated by Stephan Britt

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