Pumpkins in the Cornfield

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Pumpkins in the Cornfield is a Hallow's Eve motion-song to the tune of "Pig in the Parlor." Published in Normal Instructor and Primary Plans (October 1920), by Alice J. Clestor. Enjoy more Halloween Stories for Children.
An illustration for the story Pumpkins in the Cornfield by the author Anonymous
Winslow Homer, The Pumpkin Patch, 1878
An illustration for the story Pumpkins in the Cornfield by the author Anonymous
Winslow Homer, The Pumpkin Patch, 1878
An illustration for the story Pumpkins in the Cornfield by the author Anonymous
I
There's pumpkins in the cornfield, (1)
Big pumpkins in the cornfield, (2)
There's pumpkins in the cornfield
That wait for Hallow Eve.

Chorus:
They wait for Hallow Eve,
They're laughing in their sleeve, (3)
There's pumpkins in the cornfield, (4)
That wait for Hallow Eve.

II
There's apples in the orchard, (5)
Red apples in the orchard,
There's apples in the orchard
That wait for Hallow Eve.

III
There's brooms, black cats and witches,
there's brooms, black cats and witches,
They'll fly o'er fields and ditches, (6)
On jolly Hallow Eve.

MOTIONS
1 - Make circle with both arms.
2 - Make larger circle.
3 - Left arm partly conceal face, laughing.
4 - Same as 1.
5 - Both fists rounded to represent apples.
6 - Upward, sweeping motion.

Featured in our collection, Halloween Stories for Children. For another motion-song, enjoy The Itsy Bitsy Spider.


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