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Nursery rhymes and songs: Big ship sails on the ally ally oh, The

Nursery rhymes and songs: The big ship sails on the ally ally oh

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.

The big ship sails on the ally ally oh - supporting resources:

  1. The big ship sails on the ally ally oh - print lyrics
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Lyrics - The big ship sails on the ally ally oh

The big ship sails on the ally ally oh,

The alley ally oh,

The alley ally oh.

The big ship sails on the ally ally oh,

On the last day of September.


The captain said, 'It will never, never do,

Never, never do,

Never, never do.'

The captain said, 'It will never, never do,'

On the last day of September.


The big ship sank to the bottom of the sea,

The bottom of the sea,

The bottom of the sea.

The big ship sank to the bottom of the sea,

On the last day of September.

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