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Harvest Songs For Nursery

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Hi everyone...I am looking for some easy harvest songs for my nursery/reception class to act out for the parents. Does anyone know any simple ones using familiar tunes??

 

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Hi,

Here's one to the tune of 'Here we go round the mulberry bush':

 

Here's what we do at harvest time, at harvest time, at harvest time,

Here's what we do at harvest time,

At harvest time in the autumn.

 

Cut all the corn at harvest time....

Dig up potatoes.....

Share out our fruit......

Pick all the apples.....

Gather the blackberries.....

 

 

The children come up with lots more :o

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hee hee sorry but im missing ours tomorrow, poor deputy has had to organise it 1st time ive not had to do it in 6 years xD ..good luck :o

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I have no idea of the tune but one my children and all subsequent reception classes did was... cauliflower's fluffy, cabbages green

Strawberries sweeter than any I've seen

Beetroot purple and onions white

All grow steadily day and night

 

 

Thats as much as I can remember though :o

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How about "oats and beans and barley grow" at one school they changed the words to "oats and wheat and barley grow" for harvest.

or "On the farmers apple tree......."

we're doing these for next week.

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Riverview what are the words for On the Farmers Apple Tree - I don't know that one.

 

Thanks

Sue J

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Nikki Davies - does a lovely book and CD for each season. I think the Autumn one is called 'Time to Fly' (available from Out of the ark music) We sang 'Thank you lord for the harvest' really simple lyrics, repetitive and easy for the children to learn. The rest of the music is fab too!

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At a push you could get away with "One Man Went to Mow"! Good if short on songs to fill allotted time ... "65 men went to mow, went to mow a meadow...!!" Okay, it was a bad idea!!

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Hi

I prepared a short service to do in church with parents and the songs I chose were "all things bright and beautiful" - one verse and 2 chorus' worth and of course dingle dangle scarecrow - I printed the words out so the parents coudl joined in then i stood at the front and led the actions - it was excellent fun!

 

Words from internet - see also the c beebies site the tweenies are usually up to something topical!

 

B

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Occasionally use this site for songs, ones suitable for harvest in several areas.

 

Inge

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What about this one? (Sung to "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star")

 

Pick the corn and pick the beans;

Pick the squash and other greens.

It is harvest time you see;

Come and share a feast with me.

Bring your friends; come out to play;

We will call this Harvest Day!

 

Adapted from "The First Thanksgiving"

 

Harvest Song

Edited by SmileyPR

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Thank you Lord for harvest and for corn and wheat

Thank you for the food and lovely things to eat

Thank you Lord for all your love that's mine

Sing a happy song at harvest time

 

Cauliflower's fluffy cooking in a black pot

cabbage green and lovely roast hot

all the things that we love

at harvest time

lord you give us all the food that's mine

 

Strawberries so sweet they melt in your mouth with cream

apples ripe and pie with icecream

pears that taste so juicy

the juice runs down your face

lord we sing you

this special grace

 

I wrote this song- can provide the music but not sure how because it is difficult to put into a format you can read.

I could give you the chords on guitar- it is a jolly little tune and has actions with it

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I have no idea of the tune but one my children and all subsequent reception classes did was... cauliflower's fluffy, cabbages green

Strawberries sweeter than any I've seen

Beetroot purple and onions white

All grow steadily day and night

Thats as much as I can remember though :o

 

The plums are ripe, the apples are red

Broad beans are sleeping in their blankety bed.

 

Not sure if there's any more.....

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Hi does anyone know the Harvest Song apple seed and the verses after this one- One must water one must weed, one must sow the apple seed,we'll all live in harmony to sow the garden of love?

 

Thanks Jean

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Nikki Davies - does a lovely book and CD for each season. I think the Autumn one is called 'Time to Fly' (available from Out of the ark music) We sang 'Thank you lord for the harvest' really simple lyrics, repetitive and easy for the children to learn. The rest of the music is fab too!

 

 

We love that book!

 

Mr Scarecrow is our one this year and last year we did 1,2,3 little acorns which was also great :o

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I have no idea of the tune but one my children and all subsequent reception classes did was... cauliflower's fluffy, cabbages green

Strawberries sweeter than any I've seen

Beetroot purple and onions white

All grow steadily day and night

 

 

Thats as much as I can remember though :o

 

 

It's called 'paintbox' and I do know the tune it's a beautiful song!!

 

Anyone know how I can hum the tune over the internet?? xD:(:(

 

Sorry can't help with any more...

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me again.... if you check out TES Early years forum there are a few threads about this song and a mention of a book called Harlequin

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