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Bats

Bat

Though born with wings, it isn't a bird.
Blind, it sees by the echoes it heard.
In daytime hours, cave's where its at;
In dark of night, out comes the bat.
Now what a scary thing is that.

Sue Chehrenegar


Five Little Bats

Five little bats came flying in the door,
One flew away and that left only four.
Four little bats hiding in a tree,
One flew away and that left three.
Three little bats looking down at you,
One flew away and that left two.
Two little bats hiding from the sun,
One flew away and that left just one.
One little bat hanging all alone,
He flew away and then there were none.


Sleeping Bats
(to the tune of "Frere Jacques")

Bats are sleeping,
Bats are sleeping,
Upside down,
Upside down,
Sleeping in the morning sun,
Waiting for the night to come,
Then they'll fly all around,
Then they'll fly all around.


Bat Tree

Way up high in the bat tree,
Two little bats smiled at me,
I shook that tree as hard as I could,
Down swooped the bats
And they all chased me!


Five Little Bats

Five little bats hanging upside down,
The first little one didn't make a sound.
The second one said, "I'll fly far tonight."
The third one said, "I don't like sunlight."
The fourth one said, "I want to eat some bugs."
The fifth one said, "Let me give you a hug."
Five little bats hanging upside down.
Shhh! It's daytime, don't make a sound!


Those Bats

They come in many colors,
Flying through the night time air.
They use sonar to guide their way,
Those bats are everywhere!
They eat so many little bugs,
The farmers love them so.
But when the daylight comes along,
Do you know where they go?


Little Bat

Small and furry,
little bat,
fly through the sky at night.

Listen, listen,
little bat
as echoes guide your flight.

Swoop and dive,
little bat,
catch insects as you fly.

Hurry, hurry,
little bat,
back to your nearby cave.

Snug and warm,
little bat,
toes hold the ceiling light.

Sleepy, sleepy,
little bat,
wrapped in your wings until night.


Flying Bats

If I could hide inside this cave,
What wondrous sight I'd see;
Brown bats all hanging upside down
Like dark leaves on a tree.
Their mouths wide open as they fly,
Shouting sounds as they go by;
The echoes bounce off rocks and things.
To help them steer their hunter's wings.


Spooky Bats

Spooky bats go flying at night,
Flapping about in the pale moonlight.
Spreading their wings, they're a scary sight!
But truth be told, there's no need for fright.

Spooky bats are really not bad.
They eat harmful insects, for which we're glad!
They're somewhat shy, I might also add.
But never grab one - it could get mad!

Spooky bats like to sleep in the day.
They hang upside down and doze that way!
Caves and trees are where they stay.
Until it grows dark - then it's up and away.

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