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I Saw a Slippery Slithery Snake

Lyrics I saw a slippery slithery snake Slide through the grasses, Making them shake. He looked at me with his beady eye. “Go away from my pretty garden,” said I. “Sssss,” said the slippery slithery snake As he slid through …

The Cat’s Got the Measles

Lyrics The cat’s got the measles, the measles, the measles, The cat’s got the measles, whatever shall we do? We’ll send for the doctor, the doctor, the doctor, We’ll send for the doctor, and he’ll know what to do! See …

May Song (Spring is Coming)

Lyrics Spring is coming, spring is coming, Birdies build your nest. Weave together straw and feather, Doing each your best. Spring is coming, spring is coming, Flowers are waking, too. Daisies, lilies, daffo-dillies Now are coming through. Spring is coming, …

Cornish Wassail Song

Lyrics The mistress and master our wassail begin Pray open your door and let us come in. Refrain With our wassail, wassail, wassail, And joy come with our jolly wassail! Now Christmas is comen and New Year begin, Pray open …

Instrument Song

Lyrics Part 1 The violin’s ringing like lovely singing, The violin’s ringing like lovely song. Part 2 The clarinet, the clarinet makes doo-dle, doo-dle, dood-le, doo-dle det, The clarinet, the clarinet makes doo-dle, doo-dle, dood-le, det. Part 3 The horn, …

All Around the Daffodils

Lyrics All around the daffodils, 1,2,3 If you want to find a friend, Just choose me! Game Version 1 – Formation: The children stand in a circle and hold hands up high to form “windows.” Choose one student as “It” …

Songs in 6/8 Meter

Songs A B C Tumble Down D A Dillar a Dollar A la lata al latero A Life on the Ocean Wave A Sailing Song A Song for Sailors and Soldiers Abiyoyo Andy Pandy Animal Fair Animals Went in Two …

Hey Diddle Diddle

Lyrics Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport And the dish ran after the spoon. See also nursery rhymes songs about cats songs about violins …

Spring’s Message

Lyrics 1. Cuckoo, cuckoo calls from the tree. “Now let us sing and dance and be merry!” Cuckoo, cuckoo calls from the tree. 2. Cuckoo, cuckoo calls from the tree. “Come to the fields so pleasant to see, For springtime …

O Lebisibiyo

Info I once heard at an Orff conference that “O Lebisibiyo” means “spoiled child.” Lyrics Mumukata, mukatama, O Lebisibiyo Ye ye ye ye, O Lebisibiyo. (repeat) See also folk songs from Ghana steady beat songs movement / dance songs songs …

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