Saturday, December 14, 2013

The 12 Days Before Christmas

(The numbers go backwards, but the tune goes forwards, just like usual. Add your own motions if you like.)

On the 12th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
     fold and put away the laundry.

On the 11th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
     iron tablecloths,
     fold and put away the laundry.

On the 10th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
     finish Christmas shopping,
     iron tablecloths,
     fold and put away the laundry.

On the 9th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
     take a family picture,
     finish Christmas shopping,
     iron tablecloths,
     fold and put away the laundry.

On the 8th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 7th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 6th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 5th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       decorate the tree,
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 4th day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       sew a dressy skirt,
       decorate the tree,
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 3rd day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       wrap up all the presents,
       sew a dressy skirt,
       decorate the tree,
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the 2nd day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       borrow chairs and tables,
       wrap up all the presents,
       sew a dressy skirt,
       decorate the tree,
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

On the last day before Christmas, my to do list said to me...
       set the table for 29,
       borrow chairs and tables,
       wrap up all the presents,
       sew a dressy skirt,
       decorate the tree,
       practice with the choir,
       address the Christmas cards,
     Bake... Christmas... Cookies
       take a family picture,
       finish Christmas shopping,
       iron tablecloths,
       fold and put away the laundry.

2 comments:

Owlhaven said...

wow, 29 for dinner! Have a blast!

PMueller said...

So perfect!!! We now need to come up with words for tuesday and teach it to Kendra!!

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