Over in the Meadow


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

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.

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Kids Club English Resources

These resources complement Over in the Meadow by Louise Voce. Kids learn about animals, numbers, actions, noises, habitats and nature at the same time as acquiring useful language from this popular song/story.

Storytelling videos

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

Animals songs

Nature songs

Numbers 1-10 songs