Many of our Harvest Songs and Harvest Songbooks are used by schools every autumn not just for the big Harvest Festival celebration, but also to give thanks for the food we eat, to sing about sowing seeds and even to sing songs about singing vegetables!
Why not your extend school’s harvest festivities with our Top Ways To Celebrate Harvest In Your Primary School. Or, if you're feeling crafty, here's our Top 5 Harvest Crafts For Your Primary School - perfect for the classroom or perhaps a harvest assembly where you can display your wonderul autumn crafts! If you're planning a large harvest festival celebration in partnership with a local church, or simply a harvest assembly with a religious theme, here are a few ideas to get you started with our Harvest Worship - Top Tips.
No Harvest Festival would be complete without songs and, whether it’s singing traditional favourites like We Plough The Fields And Scatter or some of the bumper crop of contemporary harvest songs there is always something to sing about during harvest celebrations.
Here are our Top 5 Harvest Songs:
• Harvest Song from Songs for EVERY Season. This laid-back but positive song gives thanks for the harvest. The farmer’s year in recounted, through the process of preparation, sowing, growing and finally harvesting.
• Harvest Samba from Songs for EVERY Occasion has a Latin style! It’s a musical feast with great descriptions and really fun rhymes that is guaranteed to be very popular with the whole school. It has some two-part singing towards the end of the song
• A Big Red Combine Harvester from the Niki Davies Book of Autumn and Winter Songs. Simple lyrics and repetitive melodies ensure this is the perfect song for younger voices
• Everybody Praise Him from A Combined Harvest is the perfect song which can be used as a reminder of all the good things we’ve been given and encouragement for everyone to come together in gratitude. Perfect for children aged 5 – 11.
• Harvest Festival from S!ng Harvest - a great song to show all the wonderful gifts that will have been given at the harvest festival table.