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Nursery rhymes and songs: Five currant buns

Nursery rhymes and songs: Five currant buns

This collection of video and audio brings together traditional nursery rhymes and songs, counting songs and action songs.

Many also feature in Listen and Play and Playtime.

The songs and rhymes are an ideal Early Learning resource and can be used to support the language and communication objectives of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum.

Click on the link below to print the lyrics to the song.

Five currant buns - supporting resources:

  1. Five currant buns - print lyrics
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Lyrics - Five currant buns

FIVE currant buns in a baker's shop,

Round and fat with a cherry on top.

Along came a boy with a penny one day,

Bought a currant bun and took it away.


FOUR currant buns in a baker's shop,

Round and fat with a cherry on top.

Along came a girl with a penny one day,

Bought a currant bun and took it away.


THREE currant buns in a baker's shop,

Round and fat with a cherry on top.

Along came a boy with a penny one day,

Bought a currant bun and took it away.


TWO currant buns in a baker's shop,

Round and fat with a cherry on top.

Along came a girl with a penny one day,

Bought a currant bun and took it away.


ONE currant bun in a baker's shop,

Round and fat with a cherry on top.

Along came a boy with a penny one day,

Bought a currant bun and took it away.

Bought a currant bun and took it away!

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