A song for counting…

A Crocodile - Ugandan Children's Songs - Uganda - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Haider wrote:

Crocodile is spelled in Uganda the same as everywhere but in the song it has to end with the letter O. And notice the O after goodbye. So here is how it goes..

One crocodilo went to see the elephant
Saying goodbye-O to her family.
And the croco and the croco and the crocodilo
In the river in the river in the river Nile-O.


.. and then two and three and four, etc. etc...

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If you would like to let us know how you sing this song, feel free to email me. -Thanks! Mama Lisa

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Joan Joeus for contributing this song and to Haider for sending another version.

Image: Crocodilia, drawn by Friedrich Specht from Meyers Großes Konversationslexikon 1905-09.