Monday, February 28, 2011

St. Patrick's Day Preschool Shamrock Songs



FIVE LITTLE SHAMROCKS Spoken Counting Song:
(Count off with fingers, or use felt pieces.)

"1 green shamrock, in the morning dew,
Another one sprouted, and then there were... 2!
2 green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree,
Another one sprouted and then there were... 3!
3 green shamrocks, by the cottage door,
Another one sprouted,
And then there were... 4!
4 green shamrocks, near a beehive
Another one sprouted,
And then there were... 5!
5 little shamrocks, bright and emerald green,
Think of all the luck these shamrocks just might bring!"




IF YOU'RE WEARING GREEN AND KNOW IT Movement Song:(Sing to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It.")

"If you're wearing green and know it, clap your hands,
If you're wearing green and know it, clap your hands.
If you're wearing green and know it, then your hands will surely show it. If you're wearing green and know it, clap your hands."

Repeat, inserting other movements:
"If you're wearing green and know it, spin around..."
"If you're wearing green and know it, shout "Hooray!...""
"If you're wearing green and know it, stamp your feet..."






SHAMROCK, SHAMROCK Felt Story Counting Song:
(Sing to the tune of "Twinkle Twinkle.")

"How many Shamrocks do you see?
Can you count them, one, two, three?
How many big ones?
How many small?
Maybe we can count them all!
How many Shamrocks do you see?
Everybody count with me!"

(After singing, call on a child to come up to the felt board and sort out the big felt shamrocks, then count them together as a class. Do the same for the smalls. Then count the total together.)




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1 comment:

Cathy James said...

Thank you for sharing these songs with the Play Academy :)