Tuesday, December 18, 2007

A Firefly in a Fir Tree

I found a little, tiny, threadbare book about the size of my palm amongst my Christmas decorations. The kids and I have had such fun singing this mouse's version of The Twelve Days of Christmas.

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me...a firefly in a fir tree.
On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me...2 silver pins, and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me...3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...5 bluuuuee bells...
4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me...7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me... 8 crickets singing, 7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...9 nuts for nibbling, 8 crickets singing, 7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...10 tree toads leaping, 9 nuts for nibbling, 8 crickets singing, 7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me... 11 feathers fanning, 10 tree toads leaping, 9 nuts for nibbling, 8 crickets singing, 7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me...12 bees a-buzzing, 11 feathers fanning, 10 tree toads leaping, 9 nuts for nibbling, 8 crickets singing, 7 spiders spinning, 6 wrens a-nesting, 5 bluebells...4 holly berries, 3 thistle dusters, 2 silver pins and a firefly in a fir tree.

1 comment:

Jessica said...

That looks like a cute book!