Big Book of Seasons, Holidays, and Weather: Rhymes, by Elizabeth Cothen Low

By Elizabeth Cothen Low

There are numerous books designed to aid librarians and lecturers get a hold of programming principles, yet this is person who compiles, organizes, and indexes texts and tunes completely. This unprecedented assortment, a stick to as much as the author's renowned titanic ebook of Animal Rhymes, Fingerplays, and Songs, is geared up round the 4 seasons, targeting kid's rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and poems on the subject of climate, time, and holidays.Designed as a one-stop source to aid librarians and educators locate fabric for his or her courses quick and simply, the publication good points nearly three hundred songs, rhymes, and fingerplays, together with a few Spanish-language models. fabric is topically prepared and awarded in a structure that may simply be reproduced. there's a thematic index and beneficiant cross-referencing, in addition to age/grade degrees that may support readers make certain which fabric is most fitted to a specific viewers. tune for accompaniments is incorporated, as are instructions for appearing the fingerplays.

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Thanks to the sunshine, thanks to the rain, Little White Lily is happy again. Marum (Traditional, Riddle, K–5/6+) If you set it, The cats will eat it; If you sow it, The cats will know it. Answer: Marum (a plant also known as cat thyme). A Man of Words and Not of Deeds (Traditional, Nursery Rhyme, K–5/6+) A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds; And when the weeds begin to grow, It’s like a garden full of snow; And when the snow begins to fall, It’s like a bird upon the wall; And when the bird away does fly, It’s like an eagle in the sky; And when the sky begins to roar, It’s like a lion at the door; And when the door begins to crack, It’s like a stick across your back; And when your back begins to smart, It’s like a penknife in your heart; And when your heart begins to bleed, You’re dead, and dead, and dead, indeed.

Verse 10: The ants go marching ten by ten, Hurrah, hurrah. The ants go marching ten by ten, Hurrah, hurrah. ” As the Days Grow Longer (Traditional, Nursery Rhyme, K–5/6+) As the days grow longer, The storms grow stronger; As the days lengthen, So the storms strengthen. See also “Children’s Song” (Ford Madox Ford, 6+) in “The Four Seasons” chapter, weather section. Doctor Foster (Traditional, Nursery Rhyme, PreS/K–5) Doctor Foster went to Gloucester,* In a shower of rain; He stepped in a puddle up to his middle, And wouldn’t go there again.

That makes a flower. Watch it bloom for you. ) Hitty Pitty (Traditional, Riddle, K–5/6+) Hitty Pitty within the wall, Hitty Pitty without the wall. If you touch Hitty Pitty, Hitty Pitty will bite you. Answer: A nettle 22 From Big Book of Seasons, Holidays, and Weather: Rhymes, Fingerplays, and Songs for Children by Elizabeth Cothen Low. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. Copyright © 2011. Hope Is Like a Harebell (Christina Rossetti, Poem, K–5/6+) Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth, Love is like a rose the joy of all the earth; Faith is like a lily lifted high and white, Love is like a lovely rose the world’s delight; Harebells and sweet lilies show a thornless growth, But the rose with all its thorns excels them both.

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