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When I Was One

Song type: Actions, Active, Counting
Language: English
Genre: Maths
Age group: 0-2, 3-5
Audience: Baby, Toddler, Pre-school, Children
Topics: Bookbug

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Song and rhyme words

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

When I was one I’d just begun,

The day I went to sea.

I jumped aboard the pirate ship

And the captain said to me –

‘We're going this way, that way,

Forwards and backwards,

Over the Irish sea.

A bottle of milk to fill my tum

And that's the life for me.

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho

When I was two I lost my shoe…

The day I went to sea.

I jumped aboard the pirate ship

And the captain said to me –

‘We're going this way, that way,

Forwards and backwards,

Over the Irish sea.

A bottle of milk to fill my tum

And that's the life for me.

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

When I was three I climbed a tree…

The day I went to sea.

I jumped aboard the pirate ship

And the captain said to me –

‘We're going this way, that way,

Forwards and backwards,

Over the Irish sea.

A bottle of milk to fill my tum

And that's the life for me.

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho,

When I was four I knocked at the door…

The day I went to sea.

I jumped aboard the pirate ship

And the captain said to me –

‘We're going this way, that way,

Forwards and backwards,

Over the Irish sea.

A bottle of milk to fill my tum

And that's the life for me.

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho

When I was five I learned to dive,

The day I went to sea.

I jumped aboard the pirate ship

And the captain said to me –

‘We're going this way, that way,

Forwards and backwards,

Over the Irish sea.

A bottle of milk to fill my tum

And that's the life for me,

Ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho, ho.

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