I’m A Greedy Crocodile Nursery Rhyme Lyrics, Video and Printable

I’m A Greedy Crocodile is a short nursery rhyme that combines teachings about crocodiles and counting to five.

The songs relatively short length makes it memorable and thus easy for young children to master.

Little is known about the song’s origin but it can be sung to the well-known tune of What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor.

Lyrics for I’m A Greedy Crocodile

I am a greedy crocodile,
sparkling teeth,
and a charming smile,
Come too near,

and in a while,
you will be my dinner.
1,2,…….3,4,5, 1,2…….3,4,5

1,2,……3 snap, snap,
now I’ve had my dinner

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