SOCIAL STUDIES SONGBOOK

CARDINAL DIRECTIONS
(tune: Skip to My Lou)

Know my directions, Yes I do. Know my directions, Yes I do, Know my directions, yes I do. I’ll sing a little song for you. North is up and South is down, West is left and East is right, Sing it in the day and sing it at night, I know my cardinal directions.

CLIMATE
(tune: Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?)

Oh dear, what can the climate be? Oh dear, what can the climate be? Oh dear, what can the climate be? In your geography? Wea-ther, that’s what Wea-ther, that’s what Wea-ther, that’s what For a long period the climate is, the climate is, the climate is, of time.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER
(tune: London Bridge)

Do you know the peanut man, peanut man, peanut man? Do you know the peanut man? George Washington Carver. Sweet potatoes, soybeans too, Soybeans too, soybeans too. Sweet potatoes, soybeans too. George Washington Carver. Teacher, doctor, sci-en-tist, Sci-en-tist, sci-en-tist, Teacher, doctor, sci-en-tist, George Washington Carver.

CONSERVATION SONG
(tune: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands)

We’ve got the whole world – in our hands, We’ve got the whole world – in our hands, We’ve got the whole world – in our hands, We’ve got the whole world in our hands. We’ve got to re-cy-cle paper, and the cans, (sing 3 times) We’ve got the whole world in our hands. We’ve got to conserve our resources, yes we do (sing 3 times) Conservation is up to you!

CONTRIBUTION
Yankee Doodle came to town, To make a contribution. Fed the poor and built a house – It was his resolution. Yankee Doodle, keep it up! Yankee Doodle, dan-dy! Yankee Doodle, keep it up! And with a tool be handy!

GEOGRAPHY
(tune: I’ve Been Working on the Railroad)

I’ve been working on geography, All the live long day. I’ve been working on geography, No time to talk or play. Globes and maps and locations, Climate and weather, too. Physical surrounding, There’s so much to do.

GLOBE & MAP
(tune: Wheels on the Bus)

A model of the Earth that’s round, round, round, Round, round, round, Round, round, round, A model of the Earth that’s round, round, round, Is called a globe. A drawing of a place that’s flat, flat, flat, Flat, flat, flat, Flat, flat, flat, A drawing of a place that’s flat, flat, flat, Is called a map.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY UNITED STATES
Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday United States, On the Fourth of July! Independent are Independent are Independent are On the Fourth of we, we, we, July!

PRESIDENT’S DAY
(tune: Jingle Bells)

President’s Day, President’s Day, Can you name a few? Washington was number one, Lincoln was famous, too-oo President’s Day, President’s Day, In February it’s so fun, To remember all the presidents, From Obama to Washington!

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
(tune: The More We Get Together)

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recycle, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, It’s easy to do! Cause your world is my world, And my world is your world, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, It’s easy to do!

ROCK-A-BYE COUNTRY
(tune: Rock-a-bye Baby)

Rock-a-bye Country, so very new, Wrapped in a flag of red, white, and blue. George is the “Father” President, too, United States of America, We Love You!

WASHINGTON, D.C.
(tune: Muffin Man)

Do you know the capital, The capital, the capital? Do you know the capital Of the good old USA? Washington’s the capital, The capital, the capital. Washington’s the capital Of the good old USA.

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