The Tree on the Hill

Over on the hill there stands a tree…

A free sensory rhyme download. Fun to chant with lots of actions and repetition! Perfect for a sunny day.

Thanks to Scottish Forestry’s OWL Scotland



This traditional rhyme is great for chanting together inside or out. (It’s particularly good under a shady tree on a sunny day!)

The rhyme has been adapted by Ailie Finlay from My Kind of Book in partnership with Scottish Forestry’s OWL Scotland.

Suggestions for actions and sensory props have been added to make it appealing to children with additional needs. Comes with some some general hints and tips for sensory storytelling!

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OWL Scotland