1. There was a pig went out to dig,
Christ-a-mas Day, Christ-a-mas Day,
here was a pig went out to dig,
Christ-a-mas Day in the morning.
2. There was a cow went out to plow…
3. There was a crow went out to sow…
4. There was a sheep went out to reap…
Ask students to write their own rhyming verses.
Change the tune to I Saw Three Ships, which you might find easier for kids to sing.
- songs about pigs
- Christmas songs
- songs in 6/8
- songs with the minor pentascale (going up) in the melody
- songs with chords I V
Extras for Plus Members
- Song with chords, Adapted Version in a lower key
- MIDI file