International Kids Songs and Nursery Rhymes

from the MMF Songbook


Zulu Cradle-Song South Africa


Sakura, Sakura Japan
Zum Gali Gali Israel


Waltzing Matilda


Continental Europe
Abel, Babel, Goose Bill Germany
All Things Bright and Beautiful England
Au Clair de la Lune France
The Birch Tree Russia
Brother James Belgium
Brother John France
Cock Crows in the Morning England
Eat Your Bread, Mary France
Evening Prayer Germany
Farmer Brown's Cow Belguim
Feeding the Flock Germany
Frère Jacques France
Hey, Ho! Nobody Home England
If You're Happy and You Know It Norway
In a Cabin in the Woods Belgium
In a Little Station Belguim
Itsy Bitsy Spider Denmark
The Little Sandman with the Umbrella Denmark
Minka Russia
The Mulberry Bush Denmark
My Hat Has Three Corners Germany
One, Two, Three, Four, Paper Hat Belguim
On the Bridge of Avignon France
Row, Row to the Fishing Spot Norway
Senor Don Gato Spain
The Three Ravens England
The Turkey Hungary
Volga Boatman Russia

United Kingdom
Aiken Drum Scotland
All Through the Night Wales
The Campbells Are Coming Scotland
Cockles and Mussels Ireland
Come Follow Me England
Coulter's Candy Scotland
Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling England
Dream Fairy Wales
The Farmyard England
The Frog and the Mouse England
The Galway Piper Ireland
Good Night England
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (Irish Lullaby) Ireland
Kerry Dance Ireland
Ladybird/Leddy Landers Scotland
Lavender Blue England
Loch Lomond Scotland
Michael Finnegan Ireland
The Muffin Man England
Oh, Dear! What Can the Matter Be? England
Pop Goes the Weasel England
The Rattlin' Bog Ireland
Scarborough Fair England
Sing a Song of Sixpence England
Strawberry Fair England
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star England
Wee Falorie Man Ireland
Wee Willie Winkie Scotland


Hava Nagila

North America

All the Pretty Little Horses United States
Alouette Canada
Bile Dat Cabbage Down United States
Cindy, Cindy Appalachian Folksong (USA)
Cotton-Eyed Joe Southern United States
Crawdad Song Southern United States
Cripple Creek Southern Appalachian (USA)
Going Over the Sea Canada
Goodbye, Old Paint United States
Mary Had a Little Lamb United States
Old Dan Tucker United States
O, The Train's Off the Track Virginia Folksong (USA)
Over the River and Through the Woods United States
The Riddle Song Appalachian Folksong (USA)
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain United States
Shortnin' Bread United States
Simple Gifts Appalachian Folksong (USA)
Sourwood Mountian Appalachian Folksong (USA)
Sweet Betsy From Pike United States
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot United States
Take Me Out to the Ball Game United States
Turkey in the Straw United States

South America

Shake the Papaya Down South America


Banana Boat Song Jamaica


Water Come a Me Eye Trinidad

West Indies

Mary Ann West Indies