Donguri Korokoro (Acorn is Falling, Falling)

Traditional Japanese Children’s Song. Included in the Japanese Heritage Songbook.

ぞうさん ぞうさん

Japanese Transliteration (so English speakers can read it!)

Zou-san Zou-san
Ohana ga nagai no ne
Sou yo, kaasan mo
Nagai no yo!

In English

Elephant, elephant
How’d you get your trunk to be so long?
Honestly, don’t ask me…
I get it from my mom!