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SpacePoems

ForPreschoolChildren
HeyDiddleDiddle
Heydiddlediddle, Thecatandthefiddle, Thecowjumpedoverthemoon. Thelittledoglaughed Toseesuchsport, Andthedishranaway Withthespoon.

TheManintheMoon
Themaninthemoon Lookedoutofthemoon, Lookedoutofthemoonandsaid, Itstime,Ithink,forallgoodchildren Tothinkaboutgoingtobed.

Twinkle,TwinkleLittleStar
Twinkletwinklelittlestar, HowIwonderwhatyouare.. Upabovetheworldsohigh, Likeadiamondinthesky. Twinkletwinklelittlestar, HowIwonderwhatyouare.

Mr.Moon
Mr.Moon,Mr.Moon, Youreouttoosoon, Thesunisstillinthesky, Gobacktobed, Andcoveryourhead, Andwaitforthedaytogoby.

DramaticPlaysaboutSpace
ForPreschoolChildren
MoonRide Doyouwanttogoupwithmetothemoon? Letsgetinourrocketandblastoffsoon! Fasterandfasterwereachtothesky. Isntitfuntobeabletofly? BendandStretch Bendandstretch,reachforthestars, HerecomesJupiter,theregoesMars. Bendandstretch,reachforthesky, Standontipetoes,oh,sohigh. Stars Iwatchthestarscomeoutatnight, Iwonderwheretheygettheirlight. Idontthinktheylleverfall, So,Illreachupandpickthemall. BlastOff 3, 2, 1 blastoff! Upandupandupwego. Inourrocketship, Veryfastnotslow. CanYouCounttheStars Onestar,twostars,threestars,four; Ithinktherearemanymore. Shiningstarsupinthesky, Canyoucountthem?Letsalltry! FourLittleStars(FingerPlay) Fourlittlestarswinkingatme. Oneshotoff,thentherewerethree! Threelittlestarswithnothingtodo. Oneshotoff,thenthereweretwo! Twolittlestarsafraidofthesun. Oneshotoff,thentherewasone! Onelittlestaraloneisnofun. Itshot,thentherewasnone! ItsABlast Putonyourspacesuitweregoingtothemoon. (pretendtostepintopantsandbuckleboots) Climbaroundtherocketship. Weregoingtoblastoffsoon. Putonyourhelmet. Strapyourselfintight. (pretendputtingonhelmetsandbucklingsafetybelt) Checkyourcontrolsandinstruments. Getreadyfortheflight. (pretendtoturnonswitches) Timeforyourjourney. Thecountdownhasbegun. (waveandsalute) Herewego,getready,getset! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 (slowlyrisefromseatedposition) Blastoff! (jumpup) OneLittleAstronaut Onelittleastronautfloatingoutfrombase, Hookedtoahose,exploringspace. (pretendtofloatinspace) Shethoughitwassuchanamazingtrick, Shecalledanotherastronauttojoinherquick. (beckonwithhand) Twolittleastronautsfloatingoutfrombase. (holdhandswithsecondastronaut) Hookedtoahose,exploringspace. (pretendtofloatinspace) Theythoughtitwassuchanamazingtrick, Theycalledanotherastronauttojointhemquick. (beckonwithhand) (Continueuntilallchildrenareholdinghands.) Twinkle,TwinkleLittleStar (hidestarsinroom) Twinkle,twinklelittlestars Howwewonderwhereyouare. Inthecubbies,onthechairs; Wearelookingeverywhere. Twinkle,twinklelittlestars Howwewonderwhereyouare.

SpaceSongs
ForPreschoolChildren
ImanAstronaut
(sungtoJimmyCrackCorn) I'manastronautflyinginspace. Goinginmyrocketshiptosomeplace. MaybelandingonPlutooooooooooooooo Imjustreadytogo!

ImaLittleRobot
(sungtoImaLittleTeapot) Imalittlerobot,watchmewalk, Pushmybutton,nowIcantalk. WhenIgetalloiledupIcanwork. EvenifIhavetojerk. Imalittlerobot,watchmego, Sometimesfast,sometimesslow. WhenIgetallwornoutyoucansee, AllIneedisanewbattery.

AstronautSong
(sungtoIfYoureHappyandYouKnowIt) OuterspaceiswhereIreallyliketogo. Irideinsideaspaceship,dontyouknow? Iliketotravelnearthestars, WavetoJupiterandMars. OuterspaceiswhereIreallyliketogo.

MoonSong
(sungtoFarmerintheDell) WeregoingtotheMoon, WeregoingtotheMoon. Putonyourhelmet,climbonboard; Wereblastingoffrealsoon. Werewalkingonthemoon, Werewalkingonthemoon. Wellplantaflagandfindsomerocks. Werewalkingonthemoon.

ClimbAboardtheSpaceship
(sungtoItsyBitsySpider) Climbaboardthespaceship,weregoingtothemoon. Hurrayandgetready,weregoingtoblastoffsoon. Putonyourhelmetsandbuckleuprealtight. Herecomesthecountdown,letscountwithallourmight 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1BLASTOFF!

OneLittle (sungtoAntsgoMarching) (sungto1little,2little3 littleIndian) ThePlanetsrevolvearoundthesun...hurrah,hurrah Onelittletwolittlethreelittleplanets ThePlanetsrevolvearoundthesun...hurrah,hurrah Fourlittlefivelittlesixlittleplanets ThePlanetsrevolvearoundthesun,Theyspinontheiraxiseveryone Sevenlittleeightlittleninelittleplanets Andtheyallgospinning...aroundandaroundtheygo Orbitingaroundthesun. Mercury,Venus,EarthandMars...hurrah,hurrah Mercury,Venus,EarthandMars...hurrah,hurrah Mercury,Venus,EarthandMarsallwhirlingandtwirlingamongthestars Andtheyallgospinning,aroundandaroundtheygo JupiterandSaturnarenextinline...hurrah,hurrah JupiterandSaturnarenextinline...hurrah,hurrah Uranus,NeptuneandPlutomakesnine Andtheyallgospinningaround,andaroundtheygo Boom,boom,BOOM!
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PlanetSong

SpaceSongs
ForPreschoolChildren
ImaLittleRocket
(sungtoImaLittleTeapot) Imalittlerocketpointingatthemoon. Raisearmsaboveheadandfingertipstouching. NowImgettingfueledup Wigglehips Wellbereadysoon. Standupstraigandtall Whenitstimetoboardme,thenIllsay Slowlybendkneesandcrouchdownarmsstillabovehead Blastoff!Zoom!Wereonourway! Jumpupandshout!

SingaSongofSunshine
(sungtoSingaSongofSixpence) Singasongofsunshine Behappyeveryday. Singasongofsunshine Youllchasethecloudsaway. Behappyeverymoment Nomatterwhatyoudo. Justsingandsingandsingandsing Andletthesunshinethrough!

TwinkleSong
(sungtoLondonBridge) TwinkleTwinkleLittlestars FriendsofJupiterandMars Allyoudothewholenightthrough Istwinkletwinkletwinkle. Shineonshineonfriendsofmine Ifwishesreallydocometrue Pleaseohpleaseohpleasecometrue. ThewishIwishtonightonyou. Thentomorrowalldaythrough Illtwinkletwinkletwinkle.

EARTH
(sungtoBINGO) WeallliveonthegreatbigplanetandEarthisitsnameo EARTH EARTH EARTH AndEarthisitsnameo WeallliveonthegreatbigplanetandEarthisitsnameo (clap)ARTH (clap)ARTH (clap)ARTH AndEarthisitsnameo

SpaceActionSong
(sungtoLondonBridge) Theplanetsspinaroundthesun,aroundthesun,aroundthesun. Theplanetsspinaroundthesun, WeliveonEarth! Thesunisfoundinthemiddle,inthemiddle,inthemiddle. Thesunisfoundinthemiddle, Itkeepsuswarm! Thestarsaretwinklingfaraway,faraway,faraway. Thestarsaretwinklingfaraway, Nowmakeawish. SongsPg2of3

SpaceSongs
ForPreschoolChildren

TuningupforOuterSpace
(sungtoFarmerintheDell) Thesunisinthesky,thesunisinthesky. Hotandbrightitgivesuslight,thesunisinthesky. Themoonisinthesky,themoonisinthesky. Aroundandroundtheearthitgoes,themoonisinthesky. Thestarsareinthesky,thestarsareinthesky. Twinklingbright,theyshineatnight,thestarsareinthesky.

Stars
(sungtoTwinkle,Twinkle,LittleStar Twinkle,twinklelittlestar Iknowwhatyoureallyare! Giantballofglowinggas, Oneofbillionsinamass! Twinkle,twinklelittlestar, Ohhowbigyoureallyare! Sinceyourdistanceisalot, Youlooklikeatinydot! Twinkle,twinklegiantstar, Verybright,yetveryfar! Starsaretwinkling,everyone, Somearebiggerthanthesun! Justatwinkleinthesky, Justbecauseyoureoh,sohigh! Twinkle,twinklelittlestar, Ohhowbigyoureallyare!

SolarSysteminMotion
(sungtoFarmerintheDell) TheEarthturnsaround,theEarthturnsaround. Onceaday,everyday,theEarthturnsaround. ThemoongoesroundtheEarth,themoongoesroundtheEarth. Onceamonth,everymonth,theMoongoesroundtheEarth. TheEarthgoesroundthesun,theEarthgoesroundthesun. Onceayear,everyyear,theEarthgoesroundthesun.

Astronaut
(sungtoWherehaveyoubeenBillyBoy?) Tellme,wherehaveyoubeen,Astronaut,Astronaut? Tellme,wherehaveyoubeeninyourrocket? Ihavelandedonthemoon,andImayreturntheresoon. Withaspacestationthatwillhelpmedockit! Tellme,whatdidyoudoAstronaut,Astronaut? Tellme,whatdidyoudoinyourrocket? Itookpicturesofthestars AndthecratersfoundonMars, AndIbroughthomesomemoonrocketsinmypocket!

OrbitingAroundtheMoon!
(sungtoComingaroundtheMountain) Wellbeorbitingaroundthemoon,yeswewill. Wellbeorbitingaroundthemoon,yeswewill. Wellbeorbitingaroundthemoon,3x Yeswewill.

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