Fooba Wooba John: The 3F Version

Here is our classroom version of the American folk song Fooba Wooba John. We wrote the first verse as a class. Then, each student contributed a verse of his/her own. Read it with your child and have him/her point out their verse to you.

Fooba Wooba John: The 3F Version

An American Folk Song

Saw a dog kick a hog,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a dog kick a hog,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a dog kick a hog,

In the middle of the fog,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a bird say a word,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bird say a word,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bird say a word,

In the middle of the herd,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a cat kick a hat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a cat kick a hat,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a cat kick a hat,

In the middle of the mat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

 

Saw a bee bite my knee,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bee bite my knee,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bee bite my knee,

Several feet beneath the tree,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a bear kick a pear,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bear kick a pear,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bear kick a pear,

While sitting on a chair,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a cat fighting a gnat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a cat fighting a gnat,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a cat fighting a gnat,

In the middle of a hat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a seal kick an eel,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a seal kick an eel,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a seal kick an eel,

In the middle of his meal,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a mole falling into a hole,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a mole falling into a hole,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a mole falling into a hole,

Several miles beneath some coal,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a parrot kick a carrot,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a parrot kick a carrot,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a parrot kick a carrot,

In front of Aunt Harriet,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a whale kick a tail,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a whale kick a tail,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a whale kick a tail,

In the middle of the trail,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a shark swimming in the dark,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a shark swimming in the dark,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a shark swimming in the dark,

While playing at the park,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a moose kick a goose,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a moose kick a goose,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a moose kick a goose,

With a man named Dr. Seuss,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a rat flying a mat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a rat flying a mat,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a rat flying a mat,

While playing with a baseball bat,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a bear eat my hair,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bear eat my hair,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bear eat my hair,

Several miles beneath the fair,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a snake kick a cake,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a snake kick a cake,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a snake kick a cake,

In the middle of the lake,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a fox chasing an ox,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a fox chasing an ox,,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a fox chasing an ox,,

In the middle of the docks,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a sloth kick a moth,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a sloth kick a moth,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a sloth kick a moth,

In the middle of the cloth

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a frog kick a log,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a frog kick a log,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a frog kick a log,

In the middle of the bog,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

 

Saw a bird say a word,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bird say a word,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bird say a word,

While eating a box of Nerds,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a bear kick a hair,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a bear kick a hair,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a bear kick a hair,

While playing games at the fair,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

 

Saw a gator say see you later,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Saw a gator say see you later,

Fooba wooba John.

Saw a gator say see you later

In the middle of the escalator,

Fooba wooba, fooba wooba,

Fooba wooba John.

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