Three little kittens

Join the adventure of "Three Little Kittens"! Delight in the sing-along video, learn the adorable lyrics, and engage in kitten-themed activities.

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Three little kittens song lyrics

Three little kittens, they lost their mittens,
And they began to cry,
"Oh, mother dear, we sadly fear,
That we have lost our mittens."

"What! Lost your mittens, you naughty kittens!
Then you shall have no pie."
"Mee-ow, mee-ow, mee-ow."
"No, you shall have no pie."

Three little kittens, they found their mittens,
And they began to cry,
"Oh, mother dear, see here, see here,
For we have found our mittens."

"Put on your mittens, you silly kittens,
And you shall have some pie."
"Mee-ow, mee-ow, mee-ow."
"Let us have some pie."

Three little kittens put on their mittens,
And soon ate up the pie;
"Oh, mother dear, we greatly fear
That we have soiled our mittens."

"What! Soiled your mittens, you naughty kittens!"
And they began to sigh,
"Mee-ow, mee-ow, mee-ow."
And they began to sigh.

Three little kittens, they washed their mittens,
And hung them out to dry;
"Oh, mother dear, look here, look here,
Our mittens we have washed."

"Washed your mittens, oh, you're such good kittens."
But I smell a rat close by,
"Mee-ow, mee-ow, mee-ow."
"We smell a rat close by."

Three little kittens

About the Three little kittens song

The “Three Little Kittens” nursery rhyme has been curling up in our laps for generations. This delightful tale revolves around three cute kittens who lose, find, and ultimately soil their mittens.

They go through highs and lows with their mother as they learn important life skills.

The kittens’ quest for mittens takes us through twists and turns, teaching values like responsibility, honesty, and the importance of keeping clean.

With its catchy melody and whimsical storyline, it’s no wonder this nursery rhyme has been a staple in children’s literature for so long! Your little one will learn about responsibility and consequences, all while being introduced to new vocabulary—think “mittens”, “pie” and “washing”.

Tips for teaching “Three Little Kittens”

As you and your little one belt out this rhyme, try acting out the kittens’ adventures with hand puppets or stuffed animals. The more visual and interactive, the better!

Take the opportunity to discuss the choices the kittens make and their consequences. It’s an easy and fun way to introduce concepts like problem-solving and accountability.

And hey, why not follow it up by making a small pie together? It could be a great chance to teach basic cooking skills and enjoy a delicious treat at the same time.

So there you have it! Get those mittens ready and dive into a world of feline fun and frolic. Until our next rhyme-tastic rendezvous, keep those whiskers twitching and those tails wagging!