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Over In The Meadow
Traditional Song Lyrics and Sound Clip

This song is available, along with extension activities, is available on
Music Mania: A Complete Early Childhood Curriculum

This product contains:
 • A CD with 28 songs
 • Lyrics, guitar chords, and single-note melody pages
 • Creative ideas to expand each song to teach content across the curriculum.
 • Suggestions for related literature
 • Reproducible fold-and-color books for each song


Over in the meadow,
In the sand in the sun
Lived an old mother turtle
And her little turtle one
"Dig!" said the mother;
"I dig!" said the one,
So they dug all day
In the sand in the sun

Over in the meadow,
Where the stream runs blue
Lived an old mother fish
And her little fishes two
"Swim!" said the mother;
"We swim!" said the two,
So they swam all day
Where the stream runs blue

Over in the meadow,
In a hole in a tree
Lived an old mother owl
And her little owls three
"Whoo-o” said the mother;
"We whoo-o” said the three
So they “Whoo-o’d” all day
In a hole in the tree…


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Many thanks to Stephanie K. Burton for permission to use this song sample.
© Stephanie K. Burton. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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