teen books
The Twelve Days of Camping

by Hilary Williamson
Sung to the tune of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'

 


    On the first day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    A woodpecker in a fir tree

    On the second day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
2porcupines

    On the third day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree

    On the fourth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
4loons

    On the fifth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
5dragonflies

    On the sixth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
6raccoons

    On the seventh day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
7owls

    On the eighth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Eight frogs a-hopping
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
8frogs

    On the ninth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Nine spiders spinning 
    Eight frogs a-hopping
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
9spiders

    On the tenth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Ten fireflies glowing
    Nine spiders spinning
    Eight frogs a-hopping
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree
    

       

      

           

              


    On the eleventh day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Eleven beavers building
    Ten fireflies glowing
    Nine spiders spinning
    Eight frogs a-hopping
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree

11beavers


    On the twelfth day of camping
    My sister showed to me
    Twelve stars a-shining
    Eleven beavers building
    Ten fireflies glowing
    Nine spiders spinning
    Eight frogs a-hopping
    Seven owls a-swooping
    Six raccoons raiding
    Five dragonflies
    Four calling loons
    Three startled deer
    Two porcupines
    And a woodpecker in a fir tree