TURTLES

One lonely turtle, feeling so blue; Along came another, Now there are two. Two happy turtles, on their way to the sea, Along came another, now there are three. Four happy turtles going for a dive, Along came another, now […]

WALTZING MATILDA

Once a jolly swagman Camped by a billabong, Under the shade Of a coolibah tree, And he sang as he watched And waited ’til his billy boiled “You’ll come a-waltzing, Matilda, with me” Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda You’ll come a-waltzing, […]

WHAT THE ANIMALS SAY

Little pup, little pup, What do you say? “Woof, woof, woof! Let’s go and play.” Kittycat, kittycat, How about you? “Meow, meow, meow! And I purr, too.” Pretty bird, pretty bird, Have you a song? “Tweet, tweet, tweet! The whole […]

WILD MOUNTAIN THYME

Oh, the summertime is coming And the trees are sweetly blooming And the wild mountain thyme Blooms around the purple heather Will you go, laddie, go And we’ll all go together To pull wild mountain thyme All around the purple […]

ZIP ZOOM

Zip Zoom, Zip, Zoom, Zip Zoom, The buzzy bee Flew through my room. Zip Zee, Zip Zee, Zip Zee, It flew out of the window And up a tree. Zip, Zoom, Zee!

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

Sleep, my child, and peace attend thee, All through the night; Guardian angels God will send thee, All through the night; Soft the drowsy hours are creeping, Hill and vale in slumber sleeping, I my loving vigil keeping, All through […]

ARBOR DAY

The sunbeams are twinkling; The air, soft and free, Is telling a message To you and to me. Come out! Come out! We’re planting a tree; Come out! Come out! Let’s all plant a tree. Though now it is slender, […]

THE ANGELS’ GOODNIGHT

The little stars That shine so bright Are angels come To say good night: “Good night, Sleep tight, Sweetest dreams we’ll send To you tonight.” So, if you peek Outside and spy A wee star twinkling In the sky; It […]

ALBUQUERQUE TURKEY

Albuquerque is a turkey, And he’s feathered and he’s fine. And he wobbles, and he gobbles, And he’s absolutely mine. He’s the best pet that you can get, Better than a dog or cat. Albuquerque, he’s my turkey, And I’m […]

A BIT OF NONSENSE

A canner exceedingly canny, One morning remarked to his granny: A canner can can anything that he can, But a canner can’t can a can, can he? There was a young man so benighted, He didn’t know when he was […]

THE BUSY, BUSY BEE SONG

Oh, what a wonderful thing to be, A healthy grown up busy busy bee; Whiling away all the passing hours Pinching all the pollen from the cauliflowers. I’d like to be a busy little bee, Being as busy as a […]

THE CHERRY TREE CAROL

Oh, Joseph was an old man, Yes, an old man was he: He married sweet Mary, The Queen of Galilee. And as they went a-walking, In the garden so gay, Maid Mary spied cherries, Hanging over yon tree. Then Mary […]

DING DONG! MERRILY ON HIGH

Ding dong! merrily on high 
In heav’n the bells are ringing: 
Ding dong! verily the sky
 Is riv’n with Angel singing. 
Gloria,
 Hosanna in excelsis! E’en so here below, below,
 Let steeple bells be swingen, 
And “Io, io, io!” 
By […]

EASTER EGGS!

Easter eggs! Easter eggs! Hidden all away; Let’s go find our Easter eggs, On this Easter Day. Easter eggs! Easter eggs! Don’t you hide from me! Look here, Sis, I found an egg, Underneath the tree. Easter eggs! Easter eggs! […]

FATHER, WE THANK THEE

Father, we thank Thee for the night, And for the pleasant morning light, For rest and food and loving care, And all that makes the world so fair. Help us to do the things we should, To be to others […]

I GOT A PEA

Today for show and tell I’m so excited I might yell I can’t wait to show you – it’s so cool I went to grandma’s yesterday …. worked in her garden the whole day She let me bring some veggies […]

JOHNNY WORKS WITH ONE HAMMER

(Children hammer with one hand) Johnny works with one hammer, One hammer one hammer Johnny works with one hammer, Johnny works with two. (Children now hammer with two hands) Johnny works with two hammers, Two hammers two hammers Johnny works […]

LAVENDER’S BLUE

Lavender’s blue, dilly dilly, Lavender’s green When you are King, dilly dilly, I shall be Queen Who told you so, dilly dilly, Who told you so? ‘Twas my own heart, dilly dilly, That told me so. Call up your friends, […]

LITTLE FINGERS LULLABY

You dear little thumb, Go to sleep, go to sleep. And you pointer finger, too. You third finger tall, Nod your sleepy head, While the ring finger hides from view. Tuck the baby close In his tiny crib, Then sing […]

THE MAILMAN

Mailman, mailman, who are you looking for? Mailman, are you looking for me? Blow your horn loud and clear, That’s what I wait to hear. Hope you brought a letter for me.

MISTER DUCK’S VISIT

Mister Duck went To visit Mister Turkey, And he walked with a Wobble, wobble, wobble; And he said, “Howdy-Doo,” To Mister Turkey, Mister Turkey said, “Gobble, gobble, gobble”; Mister Duck then answered, “Quack, quack, quack,” And headed off To find […]

NEVER TO BE LATE

I’ll awake at dawn On an autumn day, For I will not doze Precious time away; With my lesson learned, This shall be my rule: Never to be late When I go to school! Birds awake each morn, And they […]