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Songs About the Four Seasons for Preschoolers

Winter, spring, summer, and fall -- sing about them all!

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songs about the seasons for preschoolers

A great way to teach preschoolers about the change in weather and the passage of time is to sing songs about the seasons.

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The changing of seasons is not only an important life lesson that preschoolers need to learn, but one that will help them build their vocabulary skills. To teach your little one the different names and characteristics of the seasons, try singing songs about the four seasons.

Songs are a great way to teach a lot of simple lessons to kids (and adults) because not only are they singing and saying words in context (which helps with comprehension of the meaning), but singing also serves as a great mnemonic device that can aid in improving memory

In addition, singing songs about the four different seasons will help your preschooler draw a big picture of how the year as a whole works and how the four times of year come together to form one large unit. 

These songs about the seasons for preschool feature simple words and familiar tunes, so they are easy to learn and fun to sing. 

For songs about all the of the individual seasons, click here: fallsummerwinter, and spring

For additional methods about teaching other measurements of time, click here: days of the week and months of the year

"The Leaves on the Tree"
(sung to the tune of "The Wheels on the Bus")

The leaves on the tree fall to the ground!
To the ground, to the ground!
The leaves on the tree fall to the ground,
All autumn long!

The leaves on the tree are hiding from us!
Hiding from us, hiding from us!
The leaves on the tree are hiding from us,
All winter long!

The leaves on the tree are starting to grow
Starting to grow, starting to grow!
The leaves on the tree are starting to grow,
All spring long!

The leaves on the tree are nice and bright!
Nice and bright, nice and bright!
The leaves on the tree are nice and bright,
All summer long!

 

"Oh When We!"
(sung to the tune of "When the Saints Go Marching In!")
Oh when we build, a big snow pal!
Oh when we build a big snow pal!
That's the season that we call winter 
When we build a big snow pal. 

Oh when we plant, some tiny seeds!
Oh when we plant some tiny seeds!
That's the season that we call spring!
When we plant some tiny seeds.

Oh when we go, to and visit the beach!
Oh when we go and visit the beach!
That's the season that we call summer!
When we go and visit the beach.

Oh when we rake, up all the leaves!
Oh when we rake up all the leaves!
That's the season, that we call autumn!
When we rake up  all the leaves.
 

"Four Seasons"
(sung to the tune of "Skip to My Lou") 

Spring, summer, fall, and winter. 
Spring, summer, fall, and winter. 
Spring, summer, fall, and winter. 
These are the four seasons. 
 

"Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall"
(sung to the tune of "This Old Man") 
Winter, spring, summer, fall 
There are seasons, four in all. 
Weather changes, sun and rain and snow, 
Leaves fall down and flowers grow. 

Winter, spring, summer, fall 
There are seasons, four in all. 
Look outside and you will see 
Just what season it will be! 

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