Flint Hills Songs for Kids

Flint Hills Songs for Kids - My Home on the Prairie Project

(Elementary level) - Science & History

Where did these songs come from?   The place-based education Flint Hills Music Project - See Background - My Home on the Prairie Project - by Cassoday teacher Barbara Anderson

Use these songs to reinforce science & history lessons OR have your classes write their own! - See esp. #6 My Home on the Prairie pdf - explains simple formula to for your class to write a song.

Click on title below for

  • Song Recordings - Sung by students at Cassoday Primary School, Cassoday, Kansas
  • Lyrics & Background Info sheet for each song

1.   Zebulon Pike - Recorded Song

     Zebulon Pike - Lyrics & Info

2.  We are Native Americans - Recorded Song

     We Are Native Americans - Lyrics & Info

3.  Wildflowers - Recorded Song - see also Song & Video "Wildflower Reunion"

     Wildflowers - Lyrics & Info

4. The Old Flint Hills - Recorded Song

    The Old Flint Hills - Lyrics & Info

5.  Sericea Lespedeza - Recorded Song

     Sericea Lespedeza - Lyrics & Info

6.  My Home on the Prairie - Recorded Song

     My Home on the Prairie - Lyrics & Info

7.  I’m a Little Worm - Recorded Song

     I’m a Little Worm - Lyrics & Info

8.  Dirt Made My Lunch* - Recorded Song

     Dirt Made My Lunch* - Lyrics & Info

9.  Let It Rot! - Recorded Song

     Let It Rot! - Lyrics & Info

10. Sun, Soil, Water & Air* - Recorded Song

     Sun, Soil, Water & Air* - Lyrics & Info

11. The River Song* - Recorded Song

     The River Song* - Lyrics & Info

12. Water Cycle - Recorded Song

     Water Cycle Song - Lyrics & Info

13. Roots, Stems, Leaves* - Recorded Song

     Roots, Stems, Leaves* - Lyrics & Info

14. We Are Friends of theEarth - Recorded Song

     We Are Friends of the Earth - Lyrics & Info

15. BUGS! - Recorded Song

     BUGS! - Lyrics & Info

16. Caterpillar - Recorded Song

     Caterpillar Song - Lyrics & Info

17. Lady Bug - Recorded Song

     Lady Bug - Lyrics & Info

18. Grasshopper - Recorded Song

     Grasshopper - Lyrics & Info

19. Honeybee - Recorded Song

     Honeybee - Lyrics & Info

20. Insects - Recorded Song

     Insect Song - Lyrics & Info

21. No Bones Within* - Recorded Song

      No Bones Within* - Lyrics & Info

* All songs are by Barbara Anderson EXCEPT those with * - These are by the Banana Slug String Band:

Banana Slug String Band [http://www.bananaslugstringband.com] is a group of four musicians who focus on family and primary school-aged audiences - demonstrating that it can be fun and easy to learn about Earth Science while singing joyous music!  They have been entertaining and educating communities nation-wide for more than 20 years