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A Hunting We Will Go

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A hunting we will go, a hunting we will go!
We’ll catch a fox and put him in a box,
And then we’ll let him go.
…mouse…put him in a house
…frog…put him on a log
…goat…put him in a boat
…bear…put him in a chair



A Fishing We Will Go
A fishing we will go, a fishing we will go! [cast your fishing line]
To catch a fish, and put him in a dish [hands around a fat fish, then two hands shaped like a dish]
Before we let him go. [Wriggle hand like a fish's tale swimming away]
...Trout/and kiss him on the snout
...Whale/and pinch his tail


Additional Verses
Snake/Cake
Cat/Hat
A hunting we will go, a hunting we will go
We'll just pretend and in the end, We'll always let them go!


A Pizza We Will Make
A pizza we will make, a pizza we will make

Who will bring the...pineapple, pepperoni, green peppers, etc.


A Searching We Will Go
A searching we will go, a searching we will go.
We’ll find a little bunny, and then we’ll let him go.
“We’ll find a little fish…”
“We’ll find a little dog…”
“We’ll find a little snake…”
“We’ll find a little hamster…”
“We’ll find a little cat…”


A Skipping We Will Go
A-skipping we will go, A-skipping we will go
We're going to catch a butterfly, And in the box he'll go.
A-skipping we will go, A-skipping we will go,
We caught a lot of butterflies, And now we'll let them go


A Swatting We Will Go
A swatting we will go, A swatting we will go
We'll swat the fly, and smoosh him flat
A -swatting we will go


On a Picnic We Will Go
On a picnic we will go, On a picnic we will go
Who will bring the ( have group suggest typical picnic food)
On a picnic we will go.


A-shopping we will go
A-shopping we will go
A-shopping we will go
We’ll buy some art
And put it in the cart
And bring it home you know.

We’ll buy some soap
Hanging by a rope
And bring it home you know.

We’ll buy some beans
And maybe some greens
And bring it home you know.

We’ll buy some milk
And a scarf of silk
And bring it home you know.

We’ll buy some fruit
And a rubber boot
And bring it home you know.