The Scout group our chaplain Libby works with in Didcot put together a ’12th Didcot Days of Christmas’ song (12th Didcot Scouts, 11 paracord woggles, 10 Zoom sessions…) when asked to think of something to contribute to the online advent calendar.

I wonder what you would include in your own ’12 Days of Christmas’? Some lyrics below the music to help you get started.

On the first day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —— (6 beats).

On the second day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a — (2 or 3 beats. Then continue as for ‘first day of Christmas’).

On the third day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a — (2 or 3 beats. Then continue as for ‘second day of Christmas’).

On the fourt day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a — (2 or 3 beats. Then continue as for ‘third day of Christmas’).

On the fifth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a — (2 or 3 beats, long and slow. Then continue as for ‘fourth day of Christmas’).

On the sixth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘fifth day of Christmas’).

On the seventh day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘sixth day of Christmas’).

On the eigth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘seventh day of Christmas’).

On the ninth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘eighth day of Christmas’).

On the tenth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘ninth day of Christmas’).

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘tenth day of Christmas’).

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my — (leader/ mother/ true love/ …?) gave to me: a —- (4 beats. Then continue as for ‘eleventh day of Christmas’).