Old McRainbow's Pumpkin Farm
by Kathryn Roach
There's a funny kind of farm where colored pumpkins grow;
planted by a funny farmer, Old McRainbow
(chant or sing to tune of Mary Wore Her Red Dress)
You can see a red one, red one, red one,
a pretty red pumpkin on the farm.
(repeat with other colors as children bring up their matching colored pumpkin and add it to the 'farm')
(speak the last rhyme to close the activity)
What a funny rainbow farm with pumpkins row by row,
Colorful pumpkins planted by Farmer McRainbow!
I die cut 4 of each color. I plan to hand them out to the kiddos to bring up and add to the board as I chant/sing the color verse for each color. I could see this being tweaked to apples or different veggies or fruit depending on the color. The first verse could be; There's a funny kind of farm where colored produce grow... That gives me the chance to define a new, big word for the kiddos. Rainbows and pumpkins are so much Fun with Friends at Storytime!