Bread and Butter – A Hello & Goodbye Song

IMG_20121011_113543Hello!

Bread and Butter can be used as a Hello or Goodbye Song.  You clap along as you chant. 

You can find the lyrics below with 2 videos showing how to chant and clap to the song.  In the first video it’s used as a Hello Song and in the second video it’s used as a Goodbye Song.

Clapping Instructions: You can either clap only your legs with your hands and keep repeating the beat, or you can alternate clapping your legs and clapping your hands.

Note: Don’t clap on the word "Hello" or "Goodbye" at the end of each verse.

1. Bread and Butter Hello Song

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As quietly as we can.
Hello! (Say quietly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As loud as we can.
Hello! (Say loudly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As quickly as we can.
Hello! (Say very quickly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As slowly as we can.
Hello! (Say very slowly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As high as we can.
Hello! (Say in a high-pitched voice)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say hello
As low as we can.
Hello! (Say in a deep-pitched voice)

2. Bread and Butter Goodbye Song

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As quietly as we can.
Goodbye! (Say quietly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As loudly as we can.
Goodbye! (Say loudly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As slowly as we can.
Goodbye! (Say slowly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As fast as we can.
Goodbye! (Say quickly)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As high as we can.
Goodbye! (Say in a high-pitched voice)

Bread and butter,
Marmalade and jam,
Let’s say goodbye
As low as we can.
Goodbye! (Say in a low-pitched voice)

Goodbye!

Mama Lisa

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