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Singing in the Land

Lyrics 1. Singing in the land, (repeat twice) I’m a long ways from home. Singing in the land (repeat) Baby of Bethlehem. Refrain O sister, don’t you want to go to heaven? (repeat twice) Baby of Bethlehem. 2. Praying in …

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Music Program: Ballads

  Songs Don Gato (Mister Cat) – folk song from Mexico Waltzing Matilda – Unofficial Australian national song The M.T.A. Song (Massachusetts Transit Authority) Away to America by Linda Williams – This song is about the composer’s grandfather, who came to America. In …

Music Program: Paws and Tails

Songs Baby Bumblebee Everybody Wants to be a Cat How Much is That Doggie in the Window Bought Me a Cat My Dog Rags I Had a Silly Chicken   Poems Here are poems I had kids read between some …

Music Program: Explore the World

Ach, du lieber Augustin (Austria) Frere Jacques (France) Funiculi, Funicula (Italy) I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing Tingalayo (West Indies) Tue Tue (Ghana) See also songs from different countries/regions 1st & 2nd grade program ideas 3rd, 4th, 5th …

Music Program: This is My Country

  This Land is Your Land Speaker 1: I’m proud of my country! Speaker 2: So am I!  A lot of people have been proud of our country!  So proud, in fact, they have fought to make this country great! …

Music Program: Freedom

Songs Choices (We are American) – Teresa Jennings Battle Cry of Freedom – (Civil War Song) Oh Freedom Come and Go with Me Freedom (from Shenandoah) The Voices of Pride – Ned Ginsburg See also 3rd, 4th, 5th grade program …

Music Program: Music is Everywhere

For this program, I chose songs that reflect how music has meaning. Music Alone Shall Live Speaker: This next song was written by Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a South African singing group. During apartheid years, he was in …

Songs About Food

 Songs About Food A Song of Bread Aiken Drum Al Corro de la patata All the Little Babies (Shortnin’ Bread) Apple Tree Apples & Bananas Arroz con leche Atadwe Bahay Kubo Bate bate chocolate Betty Botter Big Rock Candy Mountain …

Music Program: It’s a First Grader’s Life

A You’re Adorable Big Beautiful Planet (Raffi) Down By the Bay Goin’ to the Zoo (Tom Paxton) Rock to Get Ready for School Singing All Together See also more 1st & 2nd grade program ideas 3rd, 4th, 5th grade program …

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