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Six Little Ducks
Traditional Song Lyrics

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This song is available on "The Paw Paw Patch: Folk Songs Favorites for Children."

Six little ducks
That I once knew
Fat ones, skinny ones,
There were two.

But the one little duck
With the feather in his back
He led the others
With a quack, quack, quack

Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack,
He led the others
With a quack, quack, quack.

They started for market
One fine day
But lost their wares
Along the way.

Not a penny in their pocket
Not
a nickle in their sack
They went to the baker
With a quack, quack, quack.


Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack,
They went to the baker
With a quack, quack, quack.

They boldly asked him for some bread
He shouted back, "I'll have your head!"
So the brave little duck with a feather in his back
Said, "We'll bake our own with a quack, quack, quack."

Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack,
We'll bake our own
With a quack, quack, quack.

Then the little ducks ate and ate
They sang and they danced
And they stayed out late.
When the sun shone through the window crack.
There were 6 ducks snoring, quack, quack, quack.

Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack,
6 ducks snoring
With a quack, quack, quack.

One little duck sat up in bed
He rubbed his eyes, and he scratched his head
He looked at the others, all snug in their sack
And woke those lazy ducks
With a quack, quack, quack.

Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack,
He woke those lazy ducks
With a quack, quack, quack.

Alternate lyrics:

Six little ducks
That I once knew
Short ones, skinny ones,
Fair ones, too.

Down to the river
They would go.
Wibble, wobble, wibble, wobble,
To and fro.

But the one little duck
With the feather on his back,
He led the others
With a quack, quack, quack.

Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack
He led the others
With a quack, quack, quack.


Quack, quack, quack,
Quack, quack, quack
He led the others
With a quack, quack, quack
.

 

This song is available on "The Paw Paw Patch: Folk Songs Favorites for Children."