Mother Earth Will Make You Strong If You Give Her Love and Care

Inch by Inch (the Garden Song) by David Mallett is a beautiful, engaging song that is one of my favorites in the Sing Books repertoire.

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Inch by Inch (the Garden Song)
Words and Music by David Mallett
Illustrated by Ora Eitan

I’ve sung this songs hundreds of times, but  was singing it with a group of children yesterday when one of the lyrics popped out at me as a special message regarding Project PUT:

Mother Earth will make you strong if you give her love and care.

Our health and well being depends on the health and well being that we nurture in our earth.  What could be more important?  What do riches matter if we are sick and unhappy?

John Denver sings the lyric at about 1:35 seconds into this video of his Muppet Show performance:

(Season 4, Episode 1 of the Muppet Show)

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More info about the song, here:
INCH BY INCH (THE GARDEN SONG), A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/inch-by-inch-the-garden-song-a-singable-book/

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EARTH’S BEAUTY AND BOUNTY, STEWARDSHIP AND BEING GREEN

Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty, being green, and environmental stewardship with this lovely list of Singable Picture Books:
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