Little Bunny FuFu (Foo Foo)

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Information About Little Bunny FuFu (Foo Foo)

The origins of "Little Bunny Foo Foo" are unknown, but it has become a popular children's folklore.

It is known as "Little Rabbit Foo Foo" as well as "Little Bunny FuFu".

This is a repetitive song that provides a moral to the story. It has an upbeat melody and is usually sung by an adult to a child while using hand gestures. It is sung to the tune of "Down by the Station".

Many parent and educators have found this kind of song very helpful when teaching motor skills to children.

It can be seen in many illustrated children's story books.

It tells of a story of a bunny that is harassing a field of mice. The bunny is then scolded three times by a fairy, and later punished for its actions.

For further information about the song "Little Bunny Foo Foo", check out Wikipedia.

There are a number of versions of the song. It appears that the Girl Scouts in the US use "Bunny" while many in the UK use "Rabbit". In some versions, instead of "Good Fairy", the lyrics read as: Blue Fairy, Mother Nature, Fairy Princess, or Little Angel. Also, in some versions "Fu Fu" is sometimes spelled as "Foo Foo".

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

This version is all about the Rabbit

Little Rabbit Fufu Hopping through the forest
HaHa Ha Haha you can't catch me
Bam Bam Bam Bambam goes Mexican's shotgun
Little rabbit Fufu bushing up daises.

Here is another version

"Little Bunny Foo Foo
Hopping through the forest
Scoopin' up the field mice
Bop 'em on the head!
Then the Good Fairy came and said:
'Little Bunny Foo Foo
I don't wanna see you
Scoopin' up the field mice
Bop 'em on the head!
I'll give you 3 chances,
And if you don't behave, I'll turn you into a goon".

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Hamza, United Kingdom

14 March 2015 at 9:45am


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6 March 2015 at 9:58pm

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chloe, canada

20 January 2015 at 11:27pm

there was a book and dvd and children sang it at my preschool graduation.

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Megan, United Kingdom

11 October 2014 at 1:12pm


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Bob, United States

22 July 2014 at 9:09pm

My daughter and son (now 25 & 26) sang this song so much I thought they would drive me nuts. Now I sing it to my grandkids, Love it.

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saba, United Kingdom

6 April 2014 at 11:13am

these kids songs are very good to listen to. there could be babies or children that like this song it it very good I love it

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Tina, United States

12 March 2013 at 7:47pm

I am not sure if I seen this, but there is another version of the song where Bunny Fu Fu kisses the field mice on the head rather then bobbing then on thier heads

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Elizabeth, United States

8 March 2013 at 1:55pm

I'm 41 years old and i have been singing this song for as long as i can remember. I love it :-)have! I taught this to my husband and children.

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David, United States

24 February 2013 at 3:58pm

I love this song. We sang it is elemetry school.33 years ago.

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Cheyenne, United States

1 December 2012 at 4:28am

OMG! love this song and i find it super funny and not violent at all! my dad used to sing this to me when i was a baby

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Jennifer, Kuwait

24 November 2012 at 10:35am

Children enjoy this song and think it is very funny, definitely gets their attention So a good opportunity to get them to think about bunny Foo Foo's actions.., Do they think that his behavior is good or bad and why. How would the mice feel?

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Sherry, United States

16 November 2012 at 7:19pm

I think this is a cute song that may teach children not to bully other kids.

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Nancy, United States

8 November 2012 at 7:00am

I learned this song when I was young. My Mom has a cousin who put out children's cassette tapes of mostly her own songs but some covers. I had 3 or 4 of them and Little Bunny Foo-Foo was on one of them. She sang the first version they show and when he would "bopping them on the head" you'd hear a little *plop!* noise.. Sadly, after 22 years, my Mom still cannot find that specific song my Mar. If you would like to check out her kids songs, her title is "Music with Mar (pronounced "Mare")I'm pretty sure that's on of the album titles, I DEFINITELY know it's one of her songs. "Music with Mar is lots of fun..." Thank you SO MUCH for bringing back a tender piece of childhood, it means the world to me considering all the ailments in life now that we put up with. ~P.S. I was just on the phone with my Husband and he was asleep; I secretly sung the song to him gently. I felt a maternal feelings when I sung it, like I was protecting him from bad dreams.

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Leora, United States

17 October 2012 at 4:56pm

I'm 34 yrs old and learned this song when i was a child,i had completely forgotten about it until i recently got a bunny & the words came back to me,unfortunately i could only remember the first line & my boyfriend and i were going crazy trying to remember the thank you,i now walk around the house with my bunny singing this absolutely adorable song!

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Cathy, United States

29 September 2012 at 12:06pm

My friend kept on singing it and then my sis so I looked it up and now I sing along with them.

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Jax, Canada

9 August 2012 at 11:05pm

down came the good fairy and she said: little rabbit foo foo i dont wanna see you scooping up the field mice n bopping them on teh head ive given you five chances and you misbehaved now im gonna turn u n2 an elephant little elefantie foo foo running through the forest scooping up the field mice to bop dem on da head but instead since elephants are scared of mice he ran away and was never heard from again the end

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Jody, United States

10 July 2012 at 5:45am

My 32 yr old daughter learned this song in pre-school. She loved it so much she taught it to the family. Now many years later I sing it to my Maltese dog, Lexington at bedtime every night. It's amazing what empty nester's will do for their dogs!

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Fay, United States

8 April 2012 at 5:15pm

This is a great song. I learned this song in about the 2nd or 3rd grade, I'm now 54, I still sing it. In fact every Easter I call my brother-in-law up and leave him a message singing this song he thinks it's great! He cracks up. So you folks that finds this offensive I think something is seriously wrong, there are a lot of other things to be offended about and it's not this song.

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Kat, United States

5 April 2012 at 12:46am

Wow. I haven't heard this song in about three years, until my fith grade teacher started whistling it about three monthes ago. Now i have it stuck in my head. Even though i'm eleven years old, i still love this song. It's a classic. Plus, why do they make you answer a question to ensure that i'm human?!?!?! It's really odd. And pointless.:)

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Norma, United States

24 March 2012 at 6:29pm

I'm a Grandmother and i love this song. My Grandaughter sang this song to me when she was only 3 and i have never forgotten it.. She is now 19 years old. = )

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