Christmas Caroling, Kidlit Style

December 15th, 2011 by

Recently, we learned a new word. We love it because: a) we never knew a word existed to describe this activity, and b) it just sounds funny.

The word is filking.

Filking means re-writing the lyrics to a song, with your own twist. For the holidays, we decided to try our hand at filking with some traditional carols — adapted for children’s book lovers!

Today, we present to you… “Jingle Bells” from the perspective of Greg Heffley, the star of Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series:

(PS – If you’re on the go — or busy figuring out how to score some free hot cocoa — just download the audio.)

Hope we didn’t kill your eardrums with Karen’s singing voice! You have two days to recover, and then check back here at Kidsmomo for another attempt at kidlit Christmas carol filking. (HA HA HA. Filking. That sounds funny…)

— Happy holidays from Karen and Nancy!

Thank you to Cameron Lui for arranging and performing the instrumentals!

5 Responses

  • Alexis writes:
    December 18th, 2011 at 1:54 am

    I like it 🙂 Cute 😀

  • Ms. Yingling writes:
    December 23rd, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    You inspired me to finally put some of my own filming efforts up over at my blog. Thanks!

  • Rebecca writes:
    December 29th, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    that is awsome 🙂

  • Ruby writes:
    March 19th, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Wow!!! That is very funny !!:)

  • Karis writes:
    February 25th, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    My sister read this she said it was so funny!

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