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Go Bananas!

This one is a summer camp classic in the United States — and maybe abroad? Anyway, check out the recording!



Everybody stand up!

Bananas unite!
Bananas split!

Form bananas, form, form bananas
Form bananas, form, form bananas
Peel bananas, peel, peel bananas
Peel bananas, peel, peel bananas
Eat bananas, eat, eat bananas
Eat bananas, eat, eat bananas
Go bananas, go, go bananas!
Go bananas, go, go bananas!

Form potato, form, form potato
Form potato, form, form potato.
Peel potato, peel, peel potato.
Peel potato, peel, peel potato.
Mash potato, mash, mash potato!
Mash potato, mash, mash potato!

Form a house, form, form a house.
Form a house, form, form a house.
Paint the house, paint, paint the house.
Paint the house, paint, paint the house.
Rock the house, rock, rock the house.
Rock the house, rock, rock the house.

Form banana, form form banana.
Form banana, form form banana.
Peel banana, peel, peel banana.
Peel banana, peel, peel banana, and....

(End on anticlimax. Or, end with "go bananas!" again and end on a high note. Or something else entirely?)



Additional verses (feel free to make your own!)
Form an orange, form, form an orange.
Form an orange, form, form an orange.
Peel an orange, peel, peel an orange.
Peel an orange, peel, peel an orange.
Squeeze an orange, squeeze, squeeze an orange!
Squeeze an orange, squeeze, squeeze an orange!

Form some corn, form, form some corn.
Form some corn, form, form some corn.
Shuck some corn, shuck, shuck some corn.
Shuck some corn, shuck, shuck some corn.
Pop some corn, pop, pop some corn.
Pop some corn, pop, pop some corn.

Form the cow, form, form the cow.
Form the cow, form, form the cow.
Tip the cow, tip, tip the cow.
Tip the cow, tip, tip the cow.
Have a cow! Have, have a cow!
Have a cow! Have, have a cow!




Hands together up over head
Open arms and place at sides

Raise arms above head one after another

Lower hands one after another in a "peeling" motion

Stuff banana in mouth and sing with mouth full

Do a crazy, crazy dance


Form potato by touching fingers together above head

Lower hands one after another in a "peeling" motion

Stomp, jump on floor


Arms form roof over head

'Paint' your neighbor

Rock out, dance


Raise arms above head one after another

Lower hands one after another in a "peeling" motion








Lift arms above head

Lower hands one after another in a "peeling" motion

Turn to neighbor and hug (squeeze) them


Arms above head in corn shape

Lower arms one after another

Jump and clap your hands


Kneel down on hands and knees

Roll over onto your back

Shake arms and legs in the air