Languages: English, French
Ressource Type: song, nursery rhyme
Theme: traditionnal song
Age-range: infant-preschool, 4 – 8 years
Download the words of the song:
♦ Georgie Porgie Lyrics
“Georgie Porgie” is a very popular traditional English language nursery rhyme. The song was first printed in The Kentish Coronal in 1841, where it was described as an “old ballad” with the name spelled “Georgy Peorgy“. Georgie Porgie is a cheeky little boy who like to tease people especially little girls.
Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry;
When the boys came out to play,
Georgie Porgie ran away.
Georgie Porgie, pudding et tarte,
Embrassait les filles et les faisait pleurer ;
Quand les garçons sortaient pour jouer,
Georgie Porgie s’enfuyait.
Culture and Vocabulary:
- In the United Kingdom, pudding is used as a synonym for a dessert course.
- Simple past: kissed, made, came, ran.
- Rhyming words: pie/cry, play/away.
- Play the scene as in the video.
A Victorian musical setting and illustration of the rhyme: the words of the nursery rhyme “Georgie Porgie”, illustrated by Edward Dalziel and set to music by James William Elliott, for National Nursery Rhymes (London, 1870).