Links and Resources

This resources page includes links to samples of all the songs, poems, and more that you'll find in the Meaningful Menus Volumes. YouTube lyrics don't always perfectly match the printed lyrics, but we do our best to find versions that are as close to possible as ours. 

This page is a work in progress and more links will be added as they’re available. 

Each Set of Volumes is meant to last approximately one school year if changing them out every 6 weeks. 

Hymns (Christian Volumes Only)

Secular Songs

(Secular Volumes Only)


Folk Songs  


  • A Bird Came Down the Walk by Emily Dickinson (Volume 1)
  • The Garden Year by Sara Coleridge (Volume 2)
  • My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson (Volume 3)
  • Trees by Sara Coleridge (Volume 4)
  • All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander (Volume 5 Christian)
  • Animal Homes, Anonymous (Volume 5 Secular)
  • The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost (Volume 6)
  • Hide and Seek by Walter de la Mare
Set 1
  • Sonnet 27 (Volume 2)
  • Sonnet 18 (Volume 3)
  • Sonnet 65 (Volume 4)
  • Sonnet 29 (Volume 5)
  • Sonnet 33 (Volume 6)
  • Sonnet 25 (Volume 7)