Today By John Archambaulty Glory mayI like todayToday, todayI like today No other day'squite like todayNot tomorrowor yesterday I like today In every wayToday, todayToday-My birthday!
The Cat Song I see a cat.The cat sees me.I like the cats.The cats like me. Big black cats.One, two, three.I like the catsand the cats like me.
I Had a Box of CrayonsI had a box of crayons,All shiny, straight and new.I lent a friend one crayon,And--oops--it broke in two!My friend said she was sorry,But I said "I don't care,'cause now we both can colorwith one crayon--we can share!"
MaryAn angel came to MaryAnd said, “God has chosen youTo have a special babyBecause your love is true.You will call him JesusAnd everyone will knowHe is a special gift from God,Because he loves us so.”
Little LeavesLittle leaves fall gently down;Red and yellow,Orange and brown;Whirling, whirling, Without a sound;Falling softly to the ground,Down-and down –and down-and down!
I Must Rememberby Shel SilversteinI must remember…Turkey on Thanksgiving,Pudding on Christmas,Eggs on Easter,Chicken on Sunday,Fish on Friday,Leftovers, Monday.But ah, me- I’m such a dunce.I went and ate them all at once.
HelloHello’s a handy word to sayAt least a hundred times a day,Without “hello” what would I doWhenever I bumped into you?Without “hello” where would you beWhenever you bumped into me?Hello’s a handy word to know,Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello!
Touching God’s WorldKittens are soft.Sand feels real scratchy,Tree trunks feel roughAnd water is splashy.Sunshine is warm,Snowballs feel coldBut LOVE feels the bestWith a hand I can hold
WhistleI want to learn to whistle,I’ve always wanted to;I fix my mouth to do it, but,The whistle won’t come through.I think perhaps It’s stuck, and so,I try once again;Can people swallow whistles?Where is my whistle then?
About the Teeth ofSharksBy John GiardiThe thing about a shark is—teeth.One row above, one row beneath.Now take a close look. Do you findIt has another row behind? Still closer-here. I’ll hold your hat:Has it a third behind that?Now, look in and…Look out! Oh my.I’ll never know now! Well, goodbye.
CaterpillarBy Mary DawsonCreepy crawly caterpillarLooping up and down,Furry tufts of hair along Your back of golden brown.You will soon be wrapped in silk,Asleep for many a day;And then, a handsome butterfly,You'll stretch and fly away.
MeI have 10 little fingersAnd 10 little toes,2 little arms,And 1 little nose.1 little mouth,And 2 little ears,2 little eyesFor smiles and for tears.1 little headAnd 2 little feet,1 little chin -That's me!I'm complete.
ABC ChantA - B - CDE Grade One’s where I want to be. F - G - HIJ Learning to read and write each day.K - L - MNO Many boys and girls we know. P - Q - RST Sharing books with you and me. U - V - WXY Now it's time to say good-bye. Z - Z - ZZZ Grade One’s where I want to be.
WelcomeMarch is hereAnd so is fall.So welcome childrenWelcome all.I hope vacationWas real fun.And that you're gladSchool has begun.