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Song: Marvelous Mallards
Sung to the tune of "London Bridge"
Step 1
"Marvelous Mallards"

Mallard ducks came flying down,
Flying down, flying down.
Mallard ducks came flying down
From the blue sky.


They landed with a great big splash,
Great big splash, great big splash.
They landed with a great big splash
On a farm pond.


I watched them nibble plants and bugs,
Plants and bugs, plants and bugs.
I watched them nibble plants and bugs
In the water.


Then up they flew with a quack, quack, quack;
Quack, quack, quack; Quack, quack, quack.
Up they flew with a quack, quack, quack.
Good-bye, mallards!


- Jennifer Bové

Step 2
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Visit kids.niehs.nih.gov. On this site, you can hear “London Bridge" and many other children’s tunes.

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