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When Goldilocks Went to the House of the Bears

Lyrics (Folk song) 1. When Goldilocks went to the house of the bears,Oh what did her two eyes see?A bowl that was huge,A bowl that was small,And a bowl that was tiny and that was all,She counted them: one, two, …

Donkey Donkey Old and Gray

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Donkey, Donkey, old and gray,Open your mouth and gently bray,Lift your ears and blow your hornTo wake up the world this sleepy morn. See also songs/chants about donkeys songs about horns songs about colors chants songs / …

When Papa Put the Paper on the Wall

Lyrics (Folk song) When Papa* put the paper on the wallHe spilled the pot of paste in the hallHe papered all the stairs, he papered all the chairsHe even put a border on grandma’s shawl! When Papa put the paper …

Betty Botter

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Betty Botter
 bought some butter.“But,” she said, 
”the butter’s bitter.If I put it
 in my batter,it will make 
my batter bitter.But a bit 
of better butter–that would make 
my batter better.” So she bought 
a bit of …

Grandma Moses

Lyrics (Folk song) Grandma Moses sick in bedCalled the doctor and the doctor said,spoken“Grandma Moses, you’re not sick!All you need is a peppermint stick!”Get up, shake shake, shake shake,Get down, shake shake, shake shake,Turn around, shake shake, shake shake,Touch the …

Slowly Slowly

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Slowly slowly, very slowlyCreeps the garden snail.Slowly slowly, very slowlyUp the garden rail. Quickly quickly, very quicklyRuns the little mouse.Quickly quickly, very quicklyRound about the house. See also songs about snails songs about mice chants tempo resources …

Balonku ada lima

Lyrics – Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian folk song) Balonku ada limarupa-rupa warnanya.Hijau, kuning, kelabu, merah muda dan biru.Meletus balon hijau – dor!Hatiku sangat kacau.Balonku tinggal empat,kupengang erat-erat. English Translation – I have five balloons I have five balloonsMany colors I had themGreen, …

El cocherito

Lyrics – Spanish (Folk song from Spain) El cocherito, leréMe dijo anoche, leré,Que si quería, leréMontar en coche, leré. Y yo le dije, leréCon gran salero, leré,No quiero coche, leréQue me mareo, leré. El nombre de MaríaQue cinco letras tiene:La …

Hey Diddle Diddle

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

Old Man Daisy

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Old Man Daisy, he went crazyUp the ladder, down the ladderOver my head. Optional Lyrics Old Man Daisy, he went crazyUp the ladder, down the ladderZidder (short i), Zider (long i)Billy goat rider See also chants songs …

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