Hot Cross Buns

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Singing a nursery rhyme is a great way to bond with your child and support their language development.

Have a go at following the song lyrics to Hot Cross Buns and watch the video for the music below.

Hot Cross Buns lyrics

Hot cross buns!
Hot cross buns!
One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny,
Hot cross buns!
If you have no daughters,
Give them to your sons
One ha’ penny,
Two ha’ penny,
Hot Cross Buns!

The song was first published in the “Christmas Box” London, 1798, and “Hot cross buns” is also a street cry called by street-sellers in the open-air markets around the 19th century.

Watch the video