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Firefly, an illustrated poem by Elizabeth Madox Roberts with musical setting by ELEG for SBWE

Posted on: April 18, 2018

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firefly (by EMR and ELEG 4 SBWE) cover only
FIREFLY
Poem by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Tune by Emily Gleichenahus for Sing Books with Emily

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firefly (by EMR and ELEG 4 SBWE)
Firefly (for SBWE, w chords)
Words by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Tune and Chords by Emily Gleichenhaus for Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this page, click here:
firefly (by EMR and ELEG 4 SBWE)

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firefly (by EMR and ELEG 4 SBWE) no chords
Firefly (for SBWE, no chords)
Words by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Tune and Chords by Emily Gleichenhaus for Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this page, click here:
firefly (by EMR and ELEG 4 SBWE) no chords

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firefly madox childcraft - Copy
FIREFLY (A Song)
Words by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Illustrated by Priscilla Pointer
Tune and Chords by Emily Gleichenhaus for Sing Books with Emily
From Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)

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Sing along with Emily’s scratch vocal, here:

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It will be fun to ask for kid volunteers to be fireflies when we sing this little ditty.
firefly finger puppet
Firefly Finger Puppet (it even lights up!)

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NOTES AND INFO

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FIREFLY EXPERIENCE is a lovely website with gorgeous firefly photographs:
http://www.fireflyexperience.org/photos/

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Seeing the synchronous fireflies in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee is definitely on my bucket list:
https://www.nps.gov/grsm/learn/nature/fireflies.htm

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CBS Video about the synchronous fireflies in Tennessee Smoky Mountains:
https://www.cbsnews.com/video/tennessee-fireflies-a-summertime-light-show/

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Related Posts

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SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES HOST PAGE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sbwe-song-book-series/

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SBWE Songbook Series: Poetry
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-poetry/

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SING-ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
This is the place to find Print Materials Created by Emily
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

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SONGS BY EMILY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/songs-by-emily/

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A 2017/2018 School Year Tuckahoe Elementary School PTA Teacher’s Grant (and what I got with it)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/a-tuckahoe-elementary-school-pta-teachers-grant-and-what-i-got-with-it/

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CHILDCRAFT
The singable poems in Childcraft, Volume 1, The Poems of Early Childhood (1954)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/childcraft-poems-of-early-childhood-a-singable-collection-of-poetry/

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