Hot cross buns

Whisk into the melody of "Hot Cross Buns"! Sing this tasty tune, learn the simple lyrics, and enjoy baking-themed activities for kids.

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Hot cross buns song lyrics

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Give them to your daughters.
Give them to your sons.
One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Give them to your daughters.
Give them to your sons.
One a penny, two a penny.
Hot cross buns!

Hot cross buns

About the Hot cross buns song

Warm up your vocals and your ovens! “Hot Cross Buns” is a scrumptious little tune that has its roots in the street cries of old London town. It’s about those delectable spiced buns with a cross on top, traditionally eaten on Good Friday. But in our world of fun and learning, it’s always a good time for this song!

The song is short and sweet, just like the buns themselves, and it carries the aroma of tradition, culture, and the joy of sharing.

What can your kiddo learn from it?

This catchy tune is perfect for teaching little ones about rhythm, counting, and even a dash of history! It’s a fantastic way to introduce concepts of tradition and seasonal foods. Plus, the simple lyrics are great for memory and phonetic awareness.

And you can use it to help your kid learn English, too.

So, why not bake some real hot cross buns together? Cooking is a marvelous way to explore measuring, counting, and following steps – all while waiting for the yummy results!

Or sing it as a round! Start the song at different times to create harmonies. This not only sounds wonderful but also teaches kids about patterns and can be a delightful challenge for those budding musicians.

You can even create hot cross bun art with paint and sponges. Cutting sponges into bun shapes can make for a fun stamping activity and enhance fine motor skills.

Or introduce a bit of math by using pretend coins to “buy” hot cross buns. It’s a practical way to bring the song to life and teach basic math skills.

With our voices raised and our tummies rumbling for those spiced delights, we wrap up our sing-song snack time. Keep on singing, and maybe grab a bun or two until our next melodious munch!