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Five Little Honey Buns: Use individually-wrapped Honey Buns (or artificial Honey Buns), a cookie sheet, and six pennies. As the children sing the song they act it out in the following song-script:

Five Little Honey Buns
author unknown
tune: Six Little Ducks

Five little Honey Buns in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _______ with a penny one day.
He/she bought a Honey Bun and took it on his/her way.

Four little Honey Buns in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _______ with a penny one day.
He/she bought a Honey Bun and took it on his/her way.

Three little Honey Buns in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _______ with a penny one day.
He/she bought a Honey Bun and took it on his/her way.

Two little Honey Buns in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _______ with a penny one day.
He/she bought a Honey Bun and took it on his/her way.

One little Honey Bun in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _______ with a penny one day.
He/she bought a Honey Bun and took it on his/her way.

No little Honey Buns in a baker's shop
Big and round with sugar on the top.
Along came _________ with a penny one day.
No Honey Buns for him/her today.

For more on this activity see Everyday Discoveries, page 127.

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