White Coral Bells

White Coral Bells upon a slender stalk
Lilly of the Valley deck my garden walk
Oh don't you wish that you could hear them ring?
That can only happen when the fairies sing

This was one of my favourite songs as a Brownie. Something about the beautiful, slightly haunting melody just sort of transported me to a magical garden land full of little fairies and pixies and other assorted magical creatures.

The song originated in a Girl Guide Publication called Sing a Song for Sixes in 1975.

Sing A Song For Sixes - 1975 Brownie Song Book From Girl Guides Of Canada

White Coral Bells is generally sung during Round 4, or “Marshmallow time” of a campfire. It’s a great song for when everyone wants to keep singing, but not to be silly and energetic. It’s a fantastic song for singing in rounds.

This week, however, I am going to be teaching it to my Sparks during opening circle!

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