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A There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Nursery Rhyme

Enjoy this silly rhyme about an old lady who eats increasingly large animals.

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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly,

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

An old lady with grey hair, glasses and earing a purple polka dot dress holding a flying with her mouth open. A spider watching.

There was an old lady who swallowed a spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her;

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The old lady catching a spider, a blue bird in a cage watching and a fly visible in the ladies stomach.

There was an old lady who swallowed a bird;

How absurd to swallow a bird!

She swallowed the bird to catch the spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her,

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The old lady holding the blue bird. The spider and fly inside the ladies stomach. A ginger cat watching.

There was an old lady who swallowed a cat;

Fancy that to swallow a cat!

She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,

She swallowed the bird to catch the spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her,

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The old lady licking her lips starring at the cat. A dog watching.

There was an old lady that swallowed a dog;

What a hog to swallow a dog!

She swallowed the dog to catch the cat,

She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,

She swallowed the bird to catch the spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her, 

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The old lady holding the dog. Inside her stomas the fly, spider, bird and cat talk. A goat is watching.

There was an old lady who swallowed a goat;

Just opened her throat and swallowed a goat!

She swallowed the goat to catch the dog,

She swallowed the dog to catch the cat,

She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,

She swallowed the bird to catch the spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her,

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The woman holding the goat. A cow watches through the window. Inside her stomach the fly, spider, bird, cat and dog watch on.

There was an old lady who swallowed a cow;

I don't know how she swallowed a cow!

She swallowed the cow to catch the goat,

She swallowed the goat to catch the dog,

She swallowed the dog to catch the cat,

She swallowed the cat to catch the bird,

She swallowed the bird to catch the spider

That wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her,

She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;

I don't know why she swallowed a fly – perhaps she'll die!

The lady sneaking up on the cow. A horse watching in the background.

There was an old lady who swallowed a horse...

She's dead, of course!

The old lady sat in a chair with x's for eyes. In her stomach the fly, spider, bird, cat, dog, goat, cow and horse watch on.