Desert Songs


Going To The Desert (Sung to: “She’ll Be Comin Around The Mountain)

We are going on a journey to the desert
We are going on a journey to the desert
We are going on a journey
We are going on a journey
We are going on a journey to the desert

Oh we won’t see snow or ice while we’re there
Brrrrr Brrrrr
Oh we won’t see snow or ice while we’re there
Brrrrr Brrrrr
Oh we won’t see snow or ice
Oh we won’t see snow or ice
Oh we won’t see snow or ice while we’re there
Brrrrr Brrrrr

Oh the sun will be shining, yes it will
Whew Whew!!!!
Oh the sun will be shining, yes it will
Whew Whew!!!!
Oh the sun will be shining
Oh the sun will be shining
Oh the sun will be shining, yes it will
Whew Whew!!!!

You can add the following verses:

Oh we’ll see a saguaro cactus where we’re there
Ouch ouch!

Oh we’ll see a roadrunner—–watch it go!
Whoosh whoosh!


The Animals In The Desert (Sung to: The Wheels On The Bus)

The coyote in the desert howls Awwwwooooooowwwww
Awwwwooooooowwwww
Awwwwooooooowwwww
The coyote in the desert howls Awwwwooooooowwwww
All night long!

The rattlesnake in the desert goes hiss hiss hiss
hiss hiss hiss
hiss hiss hiss
The rattlesnake in the desert goes hiss hiss hiss
All night long!

The jackrabbit in the desert hops like this
hops like this
hops like this
The jackrabbit in the desert hops like this
All night long!

The roadrunner in the desert runs fast like this
runs fast like this
runs fast like this
The roadrunner in the desert runs fast like this
All night long!

The javalina (prounounced hav-a-leen-a) in the desert snorts like this
snorts like this
snorts like this
The javalina in the desert snorts like this
All night long!

The gila (prounounced hee-la) monster in the desert crawls slow like this
crawls slow like this
crawls slow like this
The gila (prounounced hee-la) monster in the desert crawls slow like this
All night long!

The scorpion in the desert stings like this OUCH!
stings like this OUCH!
stings like this OUCH!
The scorpion in the desert stings like this OUCH!
All night long!


 

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