There was a farmer and Old MacDonald had a farm

There was a farmer and Old MacDonald had a farm

Here are Nursery Rhymes about three farmers. The one had a dog, the other wanted a wife and the third had all sorts of animals.

 

Of the three Old MacDonald is probably the most famous and probably the most over-sung.

There was a farmer who had a dog and BINGO was his name

There was a farmer and old macdonald had a farm

 

The Farmer in the Dell

This is a Nursery Rhyme  I haven’t heard since I was a little girl. I stumbled across it recently and had to add it to the collection on the site.

 

As I said, I sung this sold as a little girl so have known it forever but even so, I have no idea what a “dell” is. If anyone is the wiser and knows what it is, I would love to hear from you.

The farmer in the dell, 

the farmer in the dell.

Hey, ho, the derry-o.

The farmer in the dell. 

The farmer wants a wife,

the farmer wants a wife.

Hey, ho, the derry-o.

The farmer wants a wife. 

 

 

Old MacDonald Had a Farm   

 

I am sure that this Nursery Rhyme is very familiar to you! I have sung this hundreds of times in my short 4 year span as a parent. Similarly I am also sure that I going to sing it a few times more.

 

Here are a list of animals with easy noises to make so you don’t say cow over and over again!

  • pig
  • donkey
  • chicken
  • duck
  • dog
  • cat
  • rooster
  • frog
  • sheep

 

There was a farmer and old macdonald had a farm

 

For more Nursery Rhymes check out the sets listed below. 

 

Nursery Rhymes about counting 

Mary, Georgie Porgie and Frere Jacques

Teddy Bears Picnic

 

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