Preschool Thanksgiving Songs and Music



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Funny Bird
Submitted by April
The turkey is a funny bird,
His head goes wobble, wobble.
All he know is just one word,
Gobble, Gobble, Gobble.
Five Fat Turkeys
Submitted by April
Five fat turkeys short and plump.
The first one hid way high upon a stump.
The second one said, "We should run, run, run"
The third one said, "or we'll be done."
The fourth one said, "I don't want to be dinner."
The fifth one said I wish I were thinner!"
Mr. Turkey (Sung To: "Are You Sleeping"
Submitted by Laura
Mr. Turkey, Mr. Turkey
Run away, run away.
If you are not careful,
You will be a mouthful,
On Thanksgiving Day,
On Thanksgiving Day.

Hello Mr. Turkey
Hello Mr. Turkey, how are you, how are you? (clap twice)
Hello Mr. Turkey how are you, how are you? (clap twice)
With a gobble, gobble, gobble and a wobble, wobble, wobble (clap twice)
Hello Mr. Turkey how are you how are you?
Turkey Song
I have a turkey, big and fat.
He spreads his wings and walks like that. (walk like a penguin or waddle)
His daily corn he would not miss.
And when he talks, he talks like this: "gobble, gobble, gobble."
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy (Sung To Peanut, Peanut Butter and Jelly)
First you take the pumpkin and you pick it,
You pick it, you pick it, pick it, pick it.
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy! Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy!

Then you take the pumpkin and you carve it,
You carve it, you carve it, carve it, carve it.
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy! Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy!

Next you take the spices and you mix it,
You mix it, you mix it, mix it, mix it.
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy! Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy!

You put it in the oven and you wait,
You wait, you wait, you wait, you wait.
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy! Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy!

You take it out the oven and you bite it,
You bite it, you bite it, bite it, bite it
And you chew it, you chew it, chew it, chew it, chew it. (Sing like your mouth is full)
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy! Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pie Yummy!

Mr. Turkey
Mr. Turkey's tail is big and wide (spread fingers wide),
He swings it when he walks (move fingers around),
His neck is long (stand on tip toes and stretch neck and head up),
His chin is red (stroke chin),
And he gobbles when he talks(open and close hands while gobbling)
Turkey on the Fence
Mr. turkey sat on the backyard fence while he sang this happy song.
Oh the children are coming to the country gobble, gobble
And I know I'll be happy So-oon, gobble, gobble, gobble
Oh How I love Thanksgiving Day!
A Thanksgiving Song (Sung To: Row, Row, Row Your Boat)

The Pilgrims sailed away, far across the sea.
They came to America, so they could be free.
The Native Americans, helped them plant the corn.
Then they shared a great big feast, Thanksgiving Day was born!
Ted the Turkey (Sung To: I'm A Little Teapot)
I'm a little turkey, my name is Ted.
Here are my feathers, here is my head.
Gobble, gobble, gobble, is what I say
Gobble, gobble, gobble, It's thanksgiving Day!
The Gobble Chant
Gobble, Gobble is the sound (repeat),
Of the turkey fat and round (repeat),
Thanksgiving Day will soon be here (repeat)
Then he will dis-a-ppear (repeat)
Turkey - My Darling(Sung To: Skip To My Lou My Darling)
Turkey in the red barn, arn, arn, arn (Repeat Three Times)
Turkey in the barn my darling

Turkey in the Brown Straw, ha, ha, ha (Repeat Three Times)
Turkey in the straw my darling

Turkey in the blue sky, high, high, high (Repeat Three Times)
Turkey in the sky my darling

Turkey in the white snow, ho, ho, ho (Repeat Three Times)
Turkey in the snow my darling

Turkey in the green tree, hee, hee, hee (Repeat Three Times)
Turkey in the tree my darling

Five Pilgrims
Five Pilgrims fish in the morn (act like casting and reeling in fish)
Five Indians help them plant corn (bend down and plant corn)
The Indians bring the corn (hold up one hand)
The Pilgrims bring the meat. (hold up the other hand)
Ten new friends sit down to eat. (put hands together)
The Old Road
This old road is hard and bumpy,
The Five fat turkeys are wild and jumpy,
Driver driver not so jerky,
Or you'll make us loose a turkey,
Driver, driver! Stop I say!
One fat turkey got away!

This old road is hard and bumpy,
The Four fat turkeys are wild and jumpy,
Driver driver not so jerky,
Or you'll make us loose a turkey,
Driver, driver! Stop I say!
One fat turkey got away!

This old road is hard and bumpy,
The Three fat turkeys are wild and jumpy,
Driver driver not so jerky,
Or you'll make us loose a turkey,
Driver, driver! Stop I say!
One fat turkey got away!

This old road is hard and bumpy,
The Two fat turkeys are wild and jumpy,
Driver driver not so jerky,
Or you'll make us loose a turkey,
Driver, driver! Stop I say!
One fat turkey got away!

This old road is hard and bumpy,
The fat turkeys is wild and jumpy,
Driver driver not so jerky,
Or you'll make us loose the turkey,
Driver, driver! Stop I say!
Let's save this turkey for Thanksgiving Day!
Mr. Turkey
Gobble, gobble, Mr. Turkey
All around the big farm yard!
Wobble, wobble, Mr. Turkey
But you better stand your guard!
Gobble, wobble, gobble, wobble
Farmer Jones has plans for you!
Better keep one strut ahead
Or you'll turn into turkey stew!
Gobble, Gobble
(Sung To: Clementine) Gobble, gobble, said the turkey (Use Hands and Gobble)
Soon twill be Thanksgiving Day (Hold up one finger and shake)
The way they treat me (Hold arms up),
They're going to eat me (Shrug),
Guess I'd better run away! (Run in place and gobble)
Thank God For Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day is a happy day
And we say thank you God
Thanksgiving Day is a happy day
And we say thank you God
Thanksgiving (Sung To: Where is Thumpkin)
Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving
Here it comes, here it comes.
Turkey on the table, turkey on the table.
Mmm-good, mmm-good.
Cornbread muffins, chestnut stuffing,
Pumpkin pie, ten feet high.
We were so much thinner, before we came to dinner.
Me-oh-my, me-oh-my!
Thanksgiving Feast
(Sung To:Are you sleeping?)
We eat turkey, we eat turkey
Oh so good, oh so good
Always on Thanksgiving, always on Thanksgiving
Yum,yum,yum... yum,yum,yum

We eat pumpkin pie, we eat pumpkin pie
Oh so good, oh so good
Always on Thanksgiving, always on Thanksgiving
Yum,yum,yum... yum,yum,yum

We eat yams, we eat yams
Oh so good, oh so good
Always on Thanksgiving, always on Thanksgiving
Yum,yum,yum... yum,yum,yum

We eat mashed potatoes, we eat mashed potatoes
Oh so good, oh so good
Always on Thanksgiving, always on Thanksgiving
Yum,yum,yum... yum,yum,yum

Let your children make up their own verses
All the Little Turkeys
(Sung To: Shortnin' Bread)
Submitted by Kristi
See all the turkeys up in the tree,
All the little turkeys try to hide from me.
All the little turkeys go gobble, gobble,
All the little turkeys go just like this
All the little turkeys go wobble, wobble,
All the little turkeys go just like this..
Ran Away On Thanksgving Day
The potatoe ran away, on Thanksgiving Day,
He said "they'll make mashed potatoes of me if I should stay!"

The pumpkin ran away, on Thanksgiving Day,
He said "they'll make a pie of me if I should stay!"

The turkey ran away, on Thanksgiving Day,
He said "they'll make a feast of me if I should stay!"

The cabbage ran away, on Thanksgiving Day,
He said "they'll make slaw of me if I should stay!"

The cranberry ran away, on Thanksgiving Day,
He said "they'll make a sauce of me if I should stay!"

Turkey on Thanksgiving
Turkey in the barnyard what does he say?
Gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble all day.

Turkey on the table what do I say?
Yummy, yummy, yummy in my tummy all day.

Turkey in my tummy what do I say?
I ate too much on Thanksgiving Day.
Mr. Turkey (Sung To: Clementine)
Mr. Turkey, Mr. Turkey
Ge nice and fat!
We are waiting for Thanksgiving,
Now what do you think of that?
Ten Days of Thanksgiving
On the first day of Thanksgiving the natives gave to me.
A pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the second day of Thanksgiving the natives gave to me
Two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.
On the third day of Thanksgiving the natives gave to me

Three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the fourth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.
On the fifth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the sixth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Six pairs of moccasins, five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the seventh day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Seven Native teepees, six pairs of moccasins, five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the eighth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Eight woven blankets, seven Native teepees, six pairs of moccasins, five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the ninth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Nine ears of corn, eight woven blankets, seven Native teepees, six pairs of moccasins, five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch.

On the tenth day of Thanksgiving, the natives gave to me
Ten native tom-toms, nine ears of corn, eight woven blankets, seven Native teepees, six pairs of moccasins, five bows and arrows, four cornucopias, three Native headdresses, two turkey gobblers, and a pumpkin in a pumpkin patch!
Good Morning Mr. Turkey
Good Morning Mr. Turkey, Thanksgiving's almost here (wave good morning)
And I've come to tell you, you'd better disappear. (wave away turkey)
Mother doesn't know it, nor does Farmer Gray (put one finger to lips and shhh!)
Shhhh I've opened up the gate so you can run away (Open a gate and wave)
Run away, run away, run away. (wave good-bye)
Happy Thanksgiving
Submitted by Maria
Happy Thanksgiving hurray, hurray, hurray,
Aren't you glad your not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day
Turkey Wore His Rainbow Feathers (Sung To: Mary Wore Her Red Dress)
Turkey wore his red feather, red feather, red feather.
Turkey wore his red feather, all day long!

Turkey wore his orange feather, orange feather, orange feather.
Turkey wore his orange feather, all day long.

Turkey wore his yellow feather, yellow feather, yellow feather.
Turkey wore his yellow feather, all day long.

Turkey wore his green feather, green feather, green feather.
Turkey wore his green feather, all day long.

Turkey wore his blue feather, blue feather, blue feather.
Turkey wore his blue feather, all day long.

Turkey wore his purple feather, purple feather, purple feather.
Turkey wore his purple feather, all day long.

Last line: Turkey wore his rainbow feathers, rainbow feathers, rainbow feathers. Turkey wore his rainbow feathers, all Thanksgiving long!
Mr. Turkey Run Away
Mr. Turkey, Mr. Turkey,
Run away, run away,
If you aren't careful, You will be a mouthful,
On Thanksgiving Day, On Thanksgiving Day!
Turkey Song
I heard Mr. Turkey say gobble,
Soon 'twill be Thanksgiving Day gobble, gobble, gobble
Some folks think that it's great fun
But I think that I will run
And hide until the day is done gobble, gobble, gobble!!
Pilgrims Are Coming To Celebrate (Sung to: The Ants Go Marching
The pilgrims are coming to celebrate, Hurrah, Hurrah
The pilgrims are coming to celebrate, Thanksgiving Day
The pilgrims are coming so don't be late
They'll sing and dance to celebrate
And we'll all have fun so don't be late!
Let's Be Thankful
(Sung To: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)
Let's be thankful for this day
For our friends and our play
Let's be thankful; let's be glad
For our food and the things we have
Let's give thanks for you and me
And our home and family.
Gobble Song
(Sing To: Did You Ever See a Lassie?)
Oh, gobble, gobble, gobble, fat turkeys, fat turkeys.
Oh, gobble, gobble, gobble, fat turkeys are we.
We walk very proudly and gobble so loudly,
Gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble.
Oh, gobble, gobble, gobble, fat turkeys are we.
Thank You Song
(Sung To: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star)
Thank you for the sun so bright,
Thank you for the moon at night,
Thank you for my family,
Thanks for friends who play with me,
Thanks for everything I see,
I am thankful, yes siree
Glad I'm Not A Turkey
(Sung To: Did You Ever See A Lassie)
I'm glad I'm not a turkey, a turkey, a turkey,
I'm glad I'm not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day
They stuff you and bake you, and then they will taste you
I'm glad I'm not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day!
Mr. Turkey (Sung To: Frere Jacque)
Mr. Turkey, Mr. Turkey,
Run away, run away,
You better be careful,
Or you'll be a mouthful On Thanksgiving Day.
Hello, Mr. Turkey
Hello, Mr. Turkey Hello, Mr. Turkey, how are you?
Hello, Mr. Turkey, how are you?
With a wobble, wobble, wobble and a gobble, gobble