Kids in Hong Kong are taught this 刷牙歌 Brushing Teeth Song together very early on, making teeth brushing a fun activity
The song stresses the importance of brushing teeth (to keep them clean and healthy), how to brush (up and down) , frequency (day and night).
This song is also sung to the tune of This Old Man, just like 123 Number Song 數字歌.
caat3 ngaa4 go1
hoeng3 soeng5 caat3 hoeng3 haa6 caat3
bat1 ho2 fong3 jam6 wu4 lyun6 caat3
jing3 fong4 ngaa4 fung4 cong4 laap6 taap3
zou2 san4 lam4 fan3 jing3 goi1 caat3
nei5 jau6 caat3 ngo5 jau6 caat3
tin1 tin1 gei3 zyu6 m4 laap6 taap3
bou2 ci4 paai4 ngaa4 soeng4 gin6 hong1
zou2 san4 lam4 fan3 dou1 jing3 caat3
The printer friendly version of lyrics of Brushing Teeth Song Cantonese Nursery Rhyme 刷牙歌粵語兒歌 is available for download. First page includes Jyutping, second page without.
You might also enjoy our other nursery rhyme and song lyrics. Each come with a free lyrics printable. We will be slowly adding to the collection. Is there any particular song you would like to see? Please let us know in the comments.