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A Sailor Went to Sea Sea Sea (Action Song)

This song has multiple variations of lyrics and actions. It can be sung as an action song, a counting song or even a clapping song.

This version is the action song I remember from childhood, with three verses (each with a single action) and a final verse with all three actions together.

Below, I have added another video with the clapping included, if your kids are ready to take it up a level. It’s a fairly simple clapping sequence.

Here are the actions, followed by the lyrics:

This version is by Jiggle Jams.

Lyrics:

A sailor went to sea sea sea
To see what she could see see see
But all that she could see see see
Was the bottom of the deep blue sea sea sea

A sailor went to chop chop chop
To see what she could chop chop chop
But all that she could chop chop chop
Was the bottom of the deep blue chop chop chop

A sailor went to knee knee knee
To see what she could knee knee knee
But all that she could knee knee knee
Was the bottom of the deep blue knee knee knee

Do all 3 actions in this final verse:
A sailor went to see chop knee
To see what she could see chop knee
But all that she could see chop knee
Was the bottom of the deep blue see chop knee

Ready to add in the clapping motions? Watch them here:

This version is by Podo Town.

Here are more great action songs for kids.

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