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Farm and their Animals
Submitted by: Bonnie Langan, Baldwin Boettcher
Audience
• Toddler
Books
Old MacDonald Had A Farm by:Hellen, Nancy
Song lyrics and music.
A Farmyard Song by:Manson, Christopher
Similar to The House that Jack Built but with farm animal sounds.
I Went to the Farm by:Miller, Ruth
Wake Up Farm by:Tresselt, Alvin
Story about the farm and its animals waking up in the morning.
Dora's Chicks by:Sykes, Julie
Dora (mother hen)loses her chicks and finds them.
One Red Rooster by:Carroll, Kathleen
Counting book.
The Cow That Went Oink by:Most, Bernard
The cow and the pig must teach other how to speak the sound that is correct for them.
A Huge Hog is a Big Pig by:McCall, Francis
Use of descriptive words to get a rhyming word for the animals.
Little Lamb by:Lewis, Kim
Farm Day by:Tatler, Sarah
The Naughty Lamb by:Blanchard, Arlene
Farm Day by:Henley, Claire
Down On the Farm by:Lascaro, Rita
Down On the Farm by:Kutner, Merrily
A Number of Animals by:Wormell, Christopher
Barnyard Banter by:Fleming, Denise
Big Red Barn by:Brown, Margaret Wise
Songs
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Old MacDonald Had a Farm
E-I-E-I-O
(use and add animals as you wish)
And on this farm he had a cat
E-I-E-I-O
With a meow here and a meow there
here a meow there a meow
Old MacDonald had a farm
E-I-E-I-O
Down on Grandpa's Farm
Oh, we're on our way, we're on our way, on our way to Grandpa's farm.
Oh, we're on our way, we're on our way, on our way to Grandpa's farm.
Down on Grandpa's farm there is a black and white cow. Down on Grandpa's farm there is a black and white cow.
The cow she makes a sound like this: Moo Moo
The cow she makes a sound like this:
Moo Moo
Oh, we're on our way, we're on our way, on our way to Grandpa's farm.
Down on Grandpa's farm there is a little yellow duck. Down on Grandpa's farm there is a little yellow duck. The duck he makes a sound like this: Quack, Quack
The duck he makes a sound like this: Quack, Quack
Oh, we're on our way, we're on our way, on our way to Grandpa's farm.
Down on grandpa's farm there is a little red hen.

You may use any animal and their sound for this song.

Some end the song with a little black skunk. and the smell of P-U

Author: Unknown
Other
I use the animal patterns (enlarged on poster board) to hold up as we sing the song. The children may hold up the animals and make the sounds. These animals work on both Old MacDonald and Down on Grandpa's Farm.