Rain line order (coming on from SL)
- Ciara, 2. Michael, 3. Tabby, 4. Mickey, 5. Vivian, 6. Edwardo, 7. Jasmine, 8. Sammy, 9. Rebecca, 10. Aaron, 11. Katie, 12. Leyang
Sun line order (coming on from SR)
For the ‘Seasons’ song and the ‘Finale’ song – 1st line leads on for the first song, with the second line joined on behind them – Meet with the rain in the middle
- Grace, 2. Eilin, 3. Eric, 4. Wono, 5. Helena, 6. Isaac, 7. Fiona
- Amora, 2. Genghao, 3. Jake, 4. Blanka, 5. Carrie, 6. Ryan, 7. Elsa
(ALL GRADES ON STAGE TO SING SEASONS SONG AT THE BEGINNING, then exit at the end of the song – all except the gardeners)
Here we go, oh, oh x 4
Here we go, oh, oh
Seasons of the year x 4
Grade 1 leads spring
Here comes the spring with the rain pouring down
Here comes the spring with the flowers in the ground
Here comes the spring with the rainbow in the sky
Here comes the spring to bring new life x 2
Here comes the summer with the heat from the sun
Here comes the summer with the kids having fun
Here comes the summer with the warm breeze
Here comes the summer with the trees so green x 2
Here comes the fall with the leaves changing colour
Here comes the fall with the climate getting cooler
Here comes the fall with the leaves falling down
Here comes the fall with the wind blowing loud x 2
All grades sing verse 4
Here comes the winter with the ice and the snow
Here comes the winter with the freezing cold
Here comes the winter with the days getting shorter
Here comes the winter with the nights getting longer x 2
Chorus x 8
( All grades exit at the end of the song – all except the gardeners. All K2’s wait in performance groups backstage)
(It’s the beginning of Spring and the gardeners are planting seeds in the garden)
Narrator 1: Welcome to our beautiful garden.（欢迎来到我们美丽的花园） Spring is a busy time of year in the garden. The soil needs to be prepared, and the seeds need to be planted, watered and fed. The groovy gardeners are all working hard.
(Gardeners prepare the soil, , plant the seeds – could be kids rolled tightly in balls, water the garden and sprinkle “food” on top.)
Head gardener: The soil is being prepared (sound effect). The seeds are being planted (sound effect).Now we hope for
lots of sun and rain. 太阳／下雨. (Gardeners exit)
1) walk on patting both knees one at a time
b) keep on patting knees and running on the spot until everyone is in position on stage
2) one at a time go down to sit on the floor
- all odd numbers sit on bottoms and make noise with feet on the floor
- all even numbers sit on knees and make noise with hands on the floor
3) keep patting/stomping on the floor until everyone is down, then all stand and turn one at a time (Kate first), and pick up rainsticks/ocean drums and play with backs to audience,
4) then one at time turn around and face the audience playing instrument the whole time.
5) Play 4x in air
6) Play 4x going down to the ground
7) Play 4x going up
8) Play 4x turning in a circle,
9) Play in-front until everyone has turned and put instrument back in flower pot one (Kate first),
10) All do butterfly clapping in unison facing the audience, then exit SL clapping as exiting until you can hear is the last person clapping as they exit SL.
(Sun and rain performance – sun, then rain, then sun again – Flowers enter as sun and rain exits.)
Narrator 2: Our gardeners have worked hard, and the weather has been kind. Now look, 看, the garden is growing!
(sound effect – flowers grow)
(Flowers performance, then gardeners re-enter)
Gardeners: Look at the beautiful flowers! 看漂亮的花！
Head Gardener: And here come our favorites – carrots, 胡萝卜）!
(Flowers exit and carrots enter)
All Gardeners (in 2 parts): Delicious, 好吃的, scrumptious, 美味的, amazing, 奇妙的 carrots, 胡 萝卜!
Head Gardener: Orange carrots（橙色的胡萝卜）, white carrots（白色的胡萝卜） – even purple carrots（紫色的胡
(Carrots perform, then exit and go to waiting area to wait until preparing to come onstage for the finale song)
Head Dog: Wait, I hear something (puts had to ear)
Head Gardener: What’s that BINGO? You hear something?
Head Dog: (to the audience) Listen,听.
(Rabbits enter the stage)
Rabbits: (getting gradually louder as they creep on stage) We want carrots! We want carrots! （我们要胡萝卜！）We won’t stop! We love those carrots! （我们爱胡萝卜！）repeat, repeat, repeat.
Head Gardener: Oh no, it’s those cheeky rabbits again.
Head Dog: Better call the troops.
Bingo: Come on troops!
(Dogs march onto the stage)
Dogs: Hup, 2, 3, 4, (yī èr sān sì (repeat until all dogs are on the stage)
Head Gardener: (to the head dog) Get them!
(Rabbits and dogs chase each other running all over the stage – keep going in circles not getting anywhere. After a long chase…. Gardeners re-enter and cheer on the dogs)
Head Rabbit: STOP!!! Why are you chasing us! It’s not fair. You don’t chase the bees!
Rabbits: Yeah you don’t chase the 蜜蜂!
Head Rabbit: Or the butterflies!
Rabbits: Yeah you don’t chase the 蝴蝶!
Head Rabbit: Or the birds!
Rabbits: Yeah you don’t chase the 小鸟!
Head Rabbit: So why do you chase us???!!
Rabbits: Yeah. Why us? Why US? 为什么？
Gardener 1: Because you’re greedy rabbits!
Gardener 2: You eat ALL of our delicious carrots!
Gardener 3: The bees and birds and butterflies help our garden grow.
Gardener 4: You don’t help, you just eat, eat, EAT!（吃！吃！吃！）
Head Gardener: Last season we didn’t get to eat a single one of our carrots. And they’re our favorite vegetable.
(The rabbits look sad and ashamed and they think about this)
Head Rabbit: You didn’t get a single carrot!?
Gardeners: Not a single carrot!
Rabbits: Not even one?
Gardeners: Not even one!
Rabbits: None at all?
Gardeners: None at all?
Rabbits: Not even part of a carrot?
Gardeners: Not even part of a carrot!
Rabbits: Not even…..
Head Gardener: Look! We didn’t get ANY! Not one, not a piece, not even a crumb!
Head Rabbit: How sad!
Rabbits: So sad. 好伤心！
Gardeners: We work hard all season.
Gardener 1: We prepared the soil.
Gardener 2: We plant the seeds.
Gardener 3: We feed and water the plants.
Gardener 4: We removed the weeds.
Head Gardener: At the end of all that work….
All gardeners: Still no carrots! 没有胡萝卜！
Head Rabbit: Sorry gardener, we have been selfish. We love carrots so much that we forgot to leave some for you. Can
we work together to fix it?
Rabbits: Yes, let’s work together. Let’s fix it. (Sing to the tune of ‘Bob the builder’) Cheeky rabbits, can we fix it?
Cheeky rabbits, yes we can!
Head rabbit: How can we help?
Head Gardener: Well I have this empty plot over here. If I had some help I could plant more carrots. Enough for everyone. Can you help me?（帮帮我）
Rabbits: Yes, Of course, Let’s get started!
Narrator 3: So, the rabbits and the gardener worked together to prepare the soil…
Narrator 4: plant the carrot seeds…
Narrator 5: feed and water the plants…
Narrator 6: and remove the weeds.
Narrator 1: And when the carrots were ready to harvest there was enough for everyone!
All rabbits (as they harvest the carrots): Let’s share carrots, Let’s share carrots.
Head gardener: Thank you friends for sharing those carrots.（谢谢！）
Narrator 2: The gardeners were so happy that they invited all of the garden helpers over for a party.
Narrators 1, 3, 4, 5, 6: What kind of party?
Narrator 2: A garden party of course!
(all cast back on stage to perform the finale song).