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Green Grass Grew

A lovely old song with excellent use of repetition. I particularly like Jewel's version, although the video below is of our version.
Get creative with this one, too! Stop at any point and ask children what they think comes next.



There was a tree (echo)
Out in the woods (echo)
The prettiest tree (echo)
That you ever did see (echo)

(Together)
Oh the tree in the hole
And the hole in the ground
And the green grass grew all around all around
And the green grass grew all around

And on this tree (echo)
There was a branch (echo)
The prettiest branch (echo)
That you ever did see (echo)

(Together)
Oh the branch on the tree
And the tree in the hole
And the hole in the ground
And the green grass grew all around all around
And the green grass grew all around

And on this branch
There was a nest...

And in this nest
There was an egg...

Additional verses:
"bird in the egg",
"Feather on the bird",
"Bug on the feather",
"Germ on the bug",
"Smile on the germ",

...or, invent your own!

























Continue as before, echoing verses and singing together on the choruses