My ship sailed from China with a cargo of tea
All laden with gifts for you and for me
They brought me a fan, just imagine my bliss
When I fan myself gaily like this, like this, like this, like this
Repeat five times total. Actions as follows:
Verse 1 - Fan with right hand
Verse 2 - Fan with both hands crossing
Verse 3 - Fan with both hands and right foot
Verse 4 - Fan with both hands and both feet
Verse 5 - As above plus nodding slowly
- origin unknown
Source: Jubilee Songbook published by Girl Guides of Canada.
Original Source unknown. Probably public domain. May be reproduced.