Last Updated: Sun May 27, 2001 @ 19:24

Nursery rhyme (comptine in french) are playing an important role in today's children education. Maybe it'll bother some of you because they're in french, but here are the ones that I used to sing when I was still a little kid, both in their original and translated versions.



A
Ah les crocrocro
Ah! vous dirai-je maman
Ainsi font, font, font
Alouette
Am stram gram
Au clair de la lune
A la claire fontaine


C
Cadet Rousselle


F
Fais Do Do (creole)
Fais dodo Colas mon p'tit frère
Frère Jacques


I
Il était un petit navire


J
J'ai perdu le dos de ma clarinette
Je vais a l'etable


L
La mère Michel
Le bon roi Dagobert
Lundi matin


M
Maman les p'tits bateaux
Meunier tu dors


P
Promenons nous dans les bois


S
Savez vous planter les choux
Sur le pont d'Avignon


T
Trois p'tits chats


U
Une poule sur un mur
Une souris verte


V
V'là l'bon vent
A really good book on French nursery rhymes is
100 comptines by Henriette MAJOR
published in 1999.
ISBN : 2-7621-2082-9

This book is an anthology of one hundred 'comptines' organized by themes, musical notations are included. It also comes with an Audio CD of all the songs so children can sing along.

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