"Be Kind to Your Web-footed Friends" is sung to the tune of "Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa…

Be Kind to Your Web-footed Friends - American Children's Songs - The USA - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Alternate line: "Be kind to your friends in the swamp".


Alternate version:

Be kind to your web-footed friends
For that duck may be somebody's mother,
She lives in a nest in a swamp
Where the weather is always damp.
You may think that this is the end,
Well it is!



Thanks to Corrina D. for singing this song for us!

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Be Kind to Your Web-footed Friends

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Gracie Gralike for the illustration!