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Nursery rhymes and songs: The goats came marching

Nursery rhymes and songs: Goats came marching, The

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 goats came marching - supporting resources:

  1. The goats came marching - print lyrics
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Lyrics - The goats came marching

The goats came marching one by one, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching one by one, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching one by one,

The little one stopped...to bask in the sun.

Then they all came marching, over the rickety bridge.


The goats came marching two by two, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching two by two, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching two by two,

The little one stopped...to look at the view.

Then they all came marching, over the rickety bridge.


The goats came marching three by three, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching three by three, hurrah! Hurrah!

The goats came marching three by three,

The little one stopped...to sit by a tree.

Then they all came marching, over the rickety bridge....

Rickety bridge!

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