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Thursday, December 8, 2011

The 12 Days of Christmas~ My Thai Version!


Okay, so who says we can't have a little bit of fun on this blog?  I'm feeling Christmassy so come, gather around the piano and sing along to my Thai version of the 12 Days of Christmas!  And if you don't normally receive our family's Christmas newsletter and you would like to, click on the link to the left and send me a quick email and I'll send you one.
Are you ready? Here we go.

On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me, a kingfisher in a mangrove tree.


On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to me,
two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree.


On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree.


Banana roti (thin pancake)
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree.


Loi Krathong Festival
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love sent to me,
five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 


BBQ pork skewers 
On the sixth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, six muu-ping skewers.  Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 

Thai school children
On the seventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me, seven children wai-ing, six muu-ping skewers.

Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 

Tuk tuks
On the eighth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, eight crazy tuk tuks, seven children wai-ing, six muu-ping skewers.
Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 

Khantoke dinner, fingernail dance
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, nine dainty dancers, eight crazy tuk tuks, seven children wai-ing, six muu-ping skewers.
Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 


Fish spa: the garra rufa fish feed off
the deal skin cells
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, ten fish-a-feeding, nine dainty dancers, eight crazy tuk tuks, seven children wai-ing, six muu-ping skewers.
Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 


On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me eleven ice creams meltingten fish-a-feeding, nine dainty dancers, eight crazy tuk tuks, seven children wai-ing, six muu-ping skewers.
Five glowing lanterns!
Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree. 

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me, twelve {million} motorbikes...
eleven ice creams melting, ten fish-a-feeding, nine dainty dancers, eight crazy tuk tuks, seven children wai-ing, s
ix muu-ping skewers.  Five glowing lanterns!  Four banana rotis, three friendly geckos, two elephants and a kingfisher in a mangrove tree.  Phew!

Yay! It's almost Christmas!!!  
Here's the kids posing in front of our beautiful {fake} tree.


Have a great week, Andie

2 comments:

Chaplain's e-Corner said...

Huh! Love it. One of the teachers had her kids in year 3 making up their own version the other day. I have sent her the link for some fun and Christmas cheer.
Dad xxx

Cross Family said...

Oh good, yes pass it on. I was inspired by Tobi's library book the other night which was the Sesame Street version LOL.