These calendar time songs always come in handy at the beginning of the new school year. These two handy chants help children get the hang of the calendar in no time at all. And there are some lovely songs all about the changing seasons too.
After a long summer holiday it is always a bit daunting to face reality and get back into a normal weekly routine with your kids. The holidays are all about being flexible and spontaneous. While the new term requires a bit of discipline!
But the bonus is that kids often thrive on a regular routine. Because it makes them feel secure and happy, knowing that the familiar pattern of activities will come round to greet them week by week.
So these calendar time songs are great for getting everyone settled into the new term.
Calendar Time Songs and Chants
1. A Chant to Teach the Months of the Year 12 Months Make A Year is a very simple chant. It’s so catchy they’ll never have trouble remembering the months of the year again.
2. Sing a Song of Seasons Our Sing A Song of Seasons song teaches the order and changes that the seasons bring every year. It encourages us to get outside and look for the clues.
3. Memory Chant to Teach the Days of the Week This Days of the Week Memory Chant is perfect for teaching the order of days and routine of the week.
4. Seasons Songs : The Spring Fairy, The Summer Fairy, The Autumn Fairy, The Winter Fairy Believing in magic is one of best things about childhood so these seasonal fairy songs are a lovely way to embrace it.