Oct 6, 2012

Kach Kach Li Ben

Kach, Kah li bien is a game that involves children gathering in a circle and hiding a small object such as a rock or a beanbag while singing the song below.  At the end of the song one of the player is asked to guess who has the object.

Kach kach Li bien 
Sere li bien
Kach kach li bien 
Sere li bien
Sere li bien, bien, bien
“Rele!”
“Miye”
“Saki genyen?”
“Pitit an mwen…”
“Kiles ki pran’l?
“Mademoizel Lourde

English

Hide, hide it well

store it well 
Hide, hide it well 
Store it really well, well, well
"Scream”
Neh”
“What happened...?
“It’s my child!”
“Who took him?” 
“Miss Lourde


Miss Lourde please kindly show us your hands

Oct 5, 2012

Tonton Bouqui, Eya, eya !

Tonton Bouqui,
Eya, eya (bis)
Nap danse,
Nap danse konsa


Tonton Bouqui,
Eya, eya (bis)
Nap vole,
Nap vole konsa

Tonton Bouqui,
Eya, eya (bis)
Nap chita,
Nap chita konsa

English
Uncle Bouqui,
Hey Ya! Hey Ya! (Repeat the first two lines)
Let us dance,
Let us like so… (Mimic the leader)

Uncle Bouqui,
Hey Ya! Hey Ya! (Repeat the first two lines)
Let us jump (mimic the leader)
Let us jump like so

Uncle Bouqui,
Hey Ya! Hey Ya! (Repeat the first two lines)
Let us sit (mimic the leader)
Let us sit in unison

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