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1 Songs adapted by Sandra Lee Hendrickson Check back soon for more desert songs, or sign up for news.

2 This is the Desert! (tune of Oh Susannah) Verse 1 Oh the days are hot the nights are cold the weather it is dry Theres lots of rock and lots of sand and mountains big and wide. CHORUS This is the desert The sun is in our eyes Just look around and you will see all kinds of desert life. VERSE 2 Theres cactus here and cactus there and Palo verde trees. Theres cholla and some prickly pear blowing in the breeze. CHORUS Verse 3 Theres desert tortoise and theres snakes and gila monsters too. Theres spotted owls and cactus wren just to name a few. Verse 4 WHistle

3 DESERT ANIMALS ARE… (to the tune of When Johnny Comes Marching Home) Verse 1 The lizards are crawling everywhere Oh my, oh my! The lizards are crawling everywhere Theyre in the sand, not in the air! OH! The lizards are crawling everywhere! Verse 2 The coyotes are howling everywhere Oh my, oh my! Theyre on a rock, not in the air! Verse 3 The rattlesnakes are everywhere, oh my, oh my! Theyre in a hole, not in the air!

4 Way Out in the Desert (to the tune of Over in the Meadow) Way out in the desert having fun in the sun lived a mother horned toad and her little toady one. Scurry! said the mother. I scurry! said the one. So they scurried in a hurry having fun in the sun. Way out in the desert where the wildflowers bloom, lived a mother desert tortoise and her little ones two. Crawl! said the mother. We crawl! said the one. So they crawled in the sand where the wildflowers bloom. Way out in the desert by the palo verde tree lived a mother kangaroo rat and her little ones three. Snooze! said the mother. We Snooze! said the three, so they snoozed all day by the palo verde tree. Way out in the desert on the Grand Canyon floor lived a mother rattlesnake and her little onesfour. Rattle! said the mother. We rattle! said the four, so that rattled and they rattled on the Grand Canyon floor. Way out in the desert where theres rocks to climb lived a mother ring tail cat and her little ones five. Chitter! said the mother. We chitter! said the five, so they chittered and they chittered where theres rocks to climb. Way out in the desert where the prickly pear pricks lived a mother Javelina and her little ones six. Growl! said the mother. We growl! said the six, so they growled and they growled where the prickly pear pricks. Way out in the desert in a tree under heaven, lived a mother gila woodpecker and her little ones seven. Peck, said the mother, we peck said the seven, so they pecked and pecked in a tree under heaven. Way out in the desert where the moon stays up late, lived a mother gila monster and her little ones eight. Hiss, said the mother, We Hiss said the eight. So they hissed and they hissed where the moon stays up late. Way out in the desert underneath a pinyon pine, lived a mother coyote and her little ones nine. Howl, said the mother, we howl said the nine. So they howled and howled underneath a pinyon pine. Way out in the desert with a stinger on the end, lived a mother scorpion and her little ones 10. Sting said the mother, we sting, said the one. So they stung and they stung with their stinger on the end.


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