The idea of little yellow chicks hatching from their eggs couldn’t be more in tune with the Spring season! This Spring song and puppet craft brings together the benefits of counting, singing, crafting and recycling, all in one!
Spring Puppet Craft
Spring Song : 6 Brown Eggs in a Nest of Hay
Six brown eggs in a nest of hay,
One yellow chick popped out to play!
Five brown eggs in a nest of hay,
Another yellow chick cheep, cheeped “Good day!”
Four brown eggs in a nest of hay,
One more chick pecked his shell away,
Three brown eggs in a nest of hay,
Crack went another one! Hip, Hooray!
Two brown eggs in a nest of hay,
Another yellow chick popped out to play!
One brown egg in a nest of hay,
The last yellow chick popped out to say…
Click the image below to download the teacher accompaniment for piano for 6 brown-eggs sheet music
Sung to the tune of Four Currant Buns in a Baker’s Shop this song is excellent practice for counting and subtracting. It is a really good visual aid for small children who may find counting backwards quite challenging.
Check out our Spring Lesson Plan for a 35 min structured music lesson full of fun Spring themed ideas or our Easter Lesson Plan for plenty of bunnies and hot cross buns!!.
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