Activity 5: The Garden Song

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Copy Handout 1 for all participants.
  • Prepare to teach the song or recruit a song leader, preferably someone who can play the guitar accompaniment.
  • Optional: Test computer equipment and cue this YouTube video of Pete Seeger performing "The Garden Song."

Description of Activity

Teach the chorus by singing a line and having the children sing it back. Then, the music leader can sing the verses and have the children join in on the chorus. If no music leader is available to sing the verses, you can show the video of Peter Seeger and lead the children to join in with the chorus.

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