This French song is used to teach young children their body parts.

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Notes

More verses can be invented.

Game Instructions

First verse: Go around in a circle. Next verses: the children pretend to be planting with the part of the body that has been mentioned.

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Many thanks to Edit' Dupont for singing this song for us!

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MP3: Monique Palomares

The tune in the recording below is different from the other one. It's less well-known. Monique sang this tune as a kid.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Savez-vous planter les choux ?

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song (with Mama Lisa) and for creating the midi music.

Illustrations by Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel (1851-1913) from Vieilles Chansons pour les Petits Enfants: Avec Accompagnements / de Ch. M. Widor (1844 - 1937); Illustrations Par M.B. de Monvel. Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, [1883]. The images were graphically edited by Lisa Yannucci.

Merci beaucoup!

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