Leaf Songs


Five Little Leaves

Five little leaves so bright and gay (choose five children to be leaves) Were dancing about on a tree one day (children twirl and dance) The wind came blowing through the town (teacher pretends to be wind and blows very hard) And one little leave came tumbling down (teacher touches one child on the head and as she/he does the child twirls to the ground) Four little leaves… Three little leaves… Two little leaves… One little leaf so bright and gay Was dancing about on a tree one day The wind came blowing through the town And one little leaf came tumbling down. (all children are on the floor)

And then I came and raked them all up in a pile. (Teacher pretends to rake the leaves into a big pile. The children love to scatter at this point so you can’t rake them up.


Poem

Here is a leaf that is yellow and brown. ( hold up one finger)
Here is a leaf that Johnny found. ( hold up one finger on opposite hand)
Put them together and you’ll have two
One for me and one for you. (point toward yourself then at a friend.)

Share an idea you have used in your classroom or at home that pertains to this theme.