Sunday, December 30, 2007

Toddler compositions

We've been listening to quite a lot of music around the house lately, and Jonathan enjoys singing to himself as he plays. Sometimes he gets pieces of different songs mixed up, and the results can be quite humorous. For example, this afternoon he's been singing "Don't build your house on a sandy night."

This is a combination of two songs of quite different origins - can anyone guess which ones they are?


Dy said...

Um, I'll take a stab. Part of a line from "Build Your House Upon the Rock" and part "Silent Night"? How utterly sweet. And you know what, it just. gets. better. Hard to believe, isn't it? But it's true! THey're amazing!

Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

Dy, you've got the first half right! Maybe this will help: he also sings it "Don't build your house on a chilly night" (which gives a better clue as to the second song).

Sylvia said...

I can't remember the name of it, but it has the line "a fox went out on a chilly night" - kid's song about a fox stealing chickens (or some other poultry)for his kits. (Brain doesn't work on names of songs...)

Emily (Laundry and Lullabies) said...

Sylvia, you got it!

Good job to the two of you. :)