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If You're Wearing ... [Red, Black, etc.] (lyrics only)

Sung to the tune of "Happy and You Know It." 

If you are wearing red, shake your head
If you are wearing red, shake your head
If you are wearing red
Then please shake your head
If you are wearing red, shake your head

If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe
If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe
If you are wearing blue,
Then please touch your shoe
If you are wearing blue, touch your shoe

If you are wearing green, bow to the queen
If you are wearing green, bow to the queen
If you are wearing green,
Then please bow to the queen
If you are wearing green, bow to the queen

If you are wearing yellow, shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow, shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow,
Then please shake like Jell-O
If you are wearing yellow, shake like Jell-O

If you are wearing black, pat your back
If you are wearing black, pat your back
If you are wearing black,
Then please pat your back
If you are wearing black, pat your back

If you are wearing brown, turn around
If you are wearing brown, turn around
If you are wearing brown,
Then please turn around
If you are wearing brown, turn around


Midi created by Matthew Saul

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For parents

Color blindness is the inability to distinguish the differences between certain colors. The most common type is red-green color blindness, where red and green are seen as the same color. A few visual tests can reveal if a member of your family is color blind.

For kids

The world of science is full of many beautiful colors! Some of the colors in our world cannot be seen with just your eyes, so scientists developed special equipment and tools to help them. By seeing the colors created by different materials, they can tell more about them.


Color Me Safe
Children can have fun coloring the pictures and reading about the Safe Family in this coloring book. Throughout the book, the Safe Family takes simple steps to prevent injuries.
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