As I've worked with my students on various programs, concerts, and musicals, I've found myself writing quite a bit for them. Here are a few of those songs open for use, because I certainly wouldn't have gotten very far in my first year of teaching without free resources.
Come Little Leaves
Low mi-sol, ti-tika, pentatonic, fall songs, octaves
Poem by George Cooper(1840 – 1927)
Spanish, octaves, 5-note scale, ta/ti-ti, low sol-sol, fermata/caesura, pick-up notes.
Lyrics from "The Bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs, Stories and Fingerplays"
Tell Me a Story
Double-harmonic minor, 6/8 meter, low sol-high do, dynamics, dissonance, tempo changes, song form