Old McDonald (Play With It) Lyrics and Actions

Old McDonald (Play With It) Lyrics and Actions

Key Gestures:

Farmer – Pretend to hold on to your overall straps.
Cow – Pretend to milk a cow.
Horse – Use the ASL sign. Place your thumb on your right temple and bend your index and middle fingers up and down.
Pig – Push the tip of your nose up with one finger.
Sheep – Pretend to pet a sheep.
Duck – Open and close your full hand in front of your mouth, imitating a duck’s bill.
Rooster – With your fingers spread wide, touch your thumb to your forehead, representing a rooster’s comb.

♫ Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O. [Farmer gesture.]
And on that farm he had a COW. E-I-E-I-O. [Cow gesture.]
What does a COW say? [Shrug your shoulders to indicate asking a question.]
Meow? [Elicit, “No!” answers by shaking your head “no.”]
Oink? [Elicit, “No!” answers.]
Moo? [Elicit a big, “YES!!!” answer by nodding your head up and down.]
With a moo moo here. [Continue making the cow gesture and “moo, moo” to the left.]
And a moo moo there. [“Moo, moo” to the right.]
Here a moo. [“Moo” to the left.]
There a moo. [“Moo” to the right.]
Everywhere a moo moo. [“Moo, moo” as you move your head in a circular motion.]

Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O. [Farmer gesture.]
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a HORSE. E-I-E-I-O. [Make a horse gesture.]
What does a HORSE say? [Shrug your shoulders.]
Woof woof? [Elicit, “No!”]
Moo? [“No!”]
Neigh? [“YES!!!”]
With a neigh neigh here. [Continue making the horse gesture and “neigh, neigh” to the left.]
And a neigh neigh there. [“Neigh, neigh” to the right.]
Here a neigh. [“Neigh” to the left.]
There a neigh. [“Neigh” to the right.]
Everywhere a neigh neigh. [“Neigh, neigh” as you move your head in a circular motion.]

Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a PIG. E-I-E-I-O. [Make a pig gesture.]
What does a PIG say? [Shrug your shoulders.]
Quack? [“No!”]
Tweet, tweet? [“No!”]
Oink? [“YES!!!”]
With an oink oink here. [Continue making the pig gesture and “oink, oink” to the left.]
And an oink oink there. [“Oink, oink” to the right.]
Here an oink. [“Oink” to the left.]
There an oink. [“Oink” to the right.]
Everywhere an oink oink. [“Oink, oink” as you move your head in a circular motion.]

Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a SHEEP. E-I-E-I-O. [Make a sheep gesture.]
What does a SHEEP say? [Shrug your shoulders.]
Cluck cluck? [“No!”]
Oink? [“No!”]
Baaa? [“YES!!!”]
With a baaa baaa here. [Continue making the sheep gesture and “baaa, baaa” to the left.]
And a baaa baaa there. [“Baaa, baaa” to the right.]
Here a baaa. [“Baaa” to the left.]
There a baaa. [“Baaa” to the right.]
Everywhere a baaa baaa. [“Baaa, baaa” as you move your head in a circular motion.]

Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a DUCK. E-I-E-I-O. [Make a duck gesture.]
What does a DUCK say? [Shrug your shoulders.]
Meow? [“No!”]
Moo? [“No!”]
Quack quack? [“YES!!!”]
With a quack quack here. [Continue making the duck gesture and “quack, quack” to the left.]
And a quack quack there. [“Quack, quack” to the right.]
Here a quack. [“Quack” to the left.]
There a quack. [“Quack” to the right.]
Everywhere a quack quack. [“Quack, quack” as you move your head in a circular motion.]

Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
And on that farm he had a ROOSTER. E-I-E-I-O. [Make a rooster gesture.]
What does a ROOSTER say? [Shrug your shoulders.]
Ribbit? [“No!”]
Meow? [“No!”]
Cock-a-doodle-doo? [“YES!!!”]
With a cock-a-doodle-doo. [Continue making the rooster gesture and “cock-a-doodle-doo” to the left.]
Cock-a-doodle-doo. [“Cock-a-doodle-doo” to the right.]
Cock-a-doodle-doodle-doodle-doodle-doodle-doo. [“Cock-a-doodle-do” as you move your head in a circular motion.]
Old McDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O.
E-I-E-I-O. ♫

 

 

 

 

Old MacDonald had a farm. E-I-E-I-O. And on that farm he had a pig. E-I-E-I-O. With an oink oink here. And an oink oink there. Learn to make animals sounds with this fun and classic nursery rhyme, Old MacDonald Had A Farm!

 


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