Carol, England (U.K.)
“The 12 Days of Christmas” is an English Christmas carol that enumerates in the manner of a cumulative song a series of increasingly grand gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas. The song, first published in England in 1780 without music as a chant or rhyme, is thought to be French in origin.
To buy “The 12 Days of Christmas”, click here.
“The 12 Days of Christmas” Sing-Along Video with lyrics
To download a ready-to-print PDF of “The 12 Days of Christmas” for music activities with a music sheet, lyrics and a colouring sheet for kids, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) on the following link, then choose “Save link as…”.