Over in the Meadow

Over in the Meadow

Over in the Meadow book cover - link to story resources page
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Over in the Meadow is a popular folk song with many different variations. It has been illlustrated and published by many different people and the animals and actions vary in each one. In EVERY version, however, we meet different countryside animal mothers with their little ones.

The song goes from 1 to 10 so is excellent for learning / consolidating numbers and counting. It’s great for learning about animals, their habitats, actions and sounds too.

These are our favourite versions: Louise Voce, Barefoot booksChild’s Play (Classic Books with Holes)

See reviews and purchase options here or watch the videos below.

Story videos

The following videos complement different published versions of this popular folk song.

Crafts and Printables

Packed full of crafts, worksheets and games to learn about animals, numbers, actions, noises, habitats and nature whilst also building on literacy and vocabulary skills.

Animal songs

Counting songs

Nature songs