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Jump Rope Rhymes and Songs

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Here's our collection of new and traditional songs, rhymes and chants that help keep the cadence while skipping rope. Enjoy these double dutch jump rope songs with your friends and fellow jumpers.

Jump ropes have a long, storied history of being used for both entertainment and fitness. In America, jumping rope has captured the imagination of children for decades. Of course, many songs and rhymes came out of it. Here are some of our favorites that you can share with your children. Teach them to your kids and make exercising more fun.

Banana, Banana, Banana Split

Banana, banana, banana split,
What did you get in arithmetic?
Banana, banana, banana for free,
What did you get in geometry?


Birdie, Birdie in the Sky

Birdie, birdie in the sky,
Why'd ya do that in my eye?
Birdie, birdie in the sky,
Gee, I'm glad that cows don't fly.


I Know Something

I know something,
But I won't tell.
Three little monkeys,
in a peanut shell.
One can read,
And one can dance,
And one has a hole,
in the seat of his pants!


Lemon Lime

Lemon Lime
On time
Singing 1, 2 (jumper hops out)
3, 4, (2nd jumper jumps just 2x & then hops out etc.)
5, 6,


Five Little Monkeys

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Five little monkeys,
Jumping on the bed.
One fell off,
And bumped his head
Mama called the doctor,
And the doctor said:
"No more monkeys
jumping on the bed!"


Had a Little Sportscar

Had a little sportscar 248 Took it round the coooooooooooorrr (jumper hops out of the turning rope, runs around the corner & jumps back in)
Ner & slammed it on the brakes (jump rope turners stop turning)
Bumped into a lady, bumped into a man
Bumped into a policeman, man oh man
Policeman caught me
Put me in jail
All I had was ginger ale
Red, hot, chili pepper (rope turners turn faster & faster until jumper misses a jump)


I Had a Little Puppy

I had a little puppy.
His name was Tiny Tim.
I put him in the bathtub,
To see if he could swim.
He drank up all the water.
He ate a bar of soap.
The next thing you know,
He had a bubble in his throat.
In came the doctor
(person jumps in).
In came the nurse
( person jumps in).
In came the lady
With the alligator purse
(person jumps in).
Out went the doctor
(person jumps out).
Out went the nurse
(person jumps out).
Out went the lady
With the alligator purse
(person jumps out).


A, B, C and Vegetable Soup

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A, B, C and vegetable goop.
What will I find in my alphabet soup?
A, B, C. . . . . . . .
(When you miss, make up something that starts with the letter you missed on.)

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


A My Name Is

A my name is Alice
And my husband's name is Arthur,
We come from Alabama,
Where we sell artichokes.
B my name is Barney
And my wife's name is Bridget,
We come from Brooklyn,
Where we sell bicycles.
C my name is _________
And my husband's name is ___________
We come from __________
Where we sell ___________.
(Continue throughout the alphabet)

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


All in Together Girls

All in together, girls.
How do you like the weather, girls?
January, February, March, April . . .

~Caitlin Pollard, 2nd Grade, & Adele Greil


Anthy Maria Jumped in the Fire

Anthy Maria jumped in the fire.
The fire too hot, she jumped in the pot.
The pot was too black, she jumped in a crack.
The pot was soon over, she jumped in some clover.
Clover's too sweet; she kicked up her feet.
Feet was soon over, she cried 1, 2, 3,
Jumped in a tree.
The tree was so high she couldn't go higher.
'Long came a breeze, blew her away.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Apartment for Rent

Apartment for rent, inquire within,
When _________ moves out, let ___________ in.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Apples, Peaches, Pears and Plums

Apples, peaches, pears, and plums
Tell me when your birthday comes.

~Caitlin Pollard, 2nd Grade


My Grandfather's Farm

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As I went down to my grandfather's farm.
A Billy goat chased me around the barn.
It chased me up a sycamore tree,
And this is what it said to me:
I like coffee, I like tea,
I like _________ to jump with me.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Benjamin Franklin Went to France

Benjamin Franklin went to France
To teach the ladies how to dance.
First the heel, and then the toe,
Spin around and out you go.

~Adele Greil


Blackbirds, Blackbirds

Blackbirds, blackbirds,
Sitting on a wire.
What do you do there?
May we inquire?
ÒWe just sit to see the day,
Then we flock and fly away.
By 1, 2, 3. . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Bluebells, Cockle Shells

Bluebells, cockle shells,
Eevie, ivy, over;
I like coffee, I like tea;
I like the boys, and the boys like me.
Tell your mother to hold her tongue;
She had a fellow when she was young.
Tell your father to do the same;
He had a girl and he changed her name.
Bluebells, cockle shells,
Eevie, ivy, over;
Mother went to market
To buy some meat;
Baby's in the cradle
Fast asleep.
The old clock on the mantel says
One o'clock, two o'clock..
(to twelve o'clock)

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum

Bubble gum, bubble gum
Penny a packet,
First you chew it,
Then you crack it,
Then you stick it
In your jacket,
Then your parents
Kick up a racket.
Bubble gum, bubble gum, Penny a packet.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum (v2)

Bubble gum, bubble gum, chew and blow,
Bubble gum, bubble gum, scrape your toe,
Bubble gum, bubble gum, tastes so sweet,
Get that bubble gum off your feet!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Butterfly, Butterfly

Butterfly, Butterfly, throws a kiss, kiss, kiss,
Butterfly, Butterfly, get out before you miss, miss, miss.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Calling in, Calling out

Calling in, calling out,
_________ runs in when I run out!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Charlie Chaplin Went to France

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Charlie Chaplin went to France,
To teach the ladies the hula dance.
First on the heels,
Then on the toes,
Around and around and around you go.
Salute to the Captain,
Bow to the Queen,
Touch the bottom of the submarine.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Chimacum, Cheetahs

Chimacum Cheetahs, turn around,
Chimacum Cheetahs, touch the ground,
Chimacum Cheetahs, show your spots,
Chimacum Cheetahs, hot, hot, hot!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus
Sailed the ocean blue
In fourteen hundred
And ninety-two.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Chocolate Bears

Chocolate bears and gingerbread cats,
All dressed up in whipped-cream hats.
Danced in the garden under the moon,
Beat sweet rhythms with a wooden spoon,
Whirling, turning, jumping to the beat,
Melting down to their ice cream feet.

When the baker ran to see,
They ran beneath the gum-gum tree,
Running in between the rows,
Tripping over ice cream toes.
There were 1, 2, 3 . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Cinderalla Dressed in Yella

Cinderella dressed in yella,
Went downstairs to kiss a fella,
Made a mistake and kissed a snake.
How many doctors did it take
1, 2, 3, . . . .

Cinderella dressed in yellow
Went downstairs to kiss her fellow.
How many kisses did she give?
One, two, three, four, five . . .

~Adele Greil


Cookies, Candies in a Dish

Cookies, candy in the dish;
How many pieces do you wish?
1, 2, 3, 4, . . . . .

~Mrs. Harris, AACS Art Teacher


Dolly Dimple Walks Like This

Dolly Dimple walks like this,
Dolly Dimple talks like this,
Dolly Dimple smiles like this,
Dolly Dimple throws a kiss.

~Adele Greil


Down in the Alley

Down in the alley where the garbage grows,
A flea jumped on an elephant's toes,
The elephant cried with tears in his eyes,
Why don't you pick on someone your size?

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Down in the Valley

Down in the valley
Where the green grass grows
Sat little Annie
As sweet as a rose.
Along came a boy
And kissed her on the cheek.
Why, Annie, you ought to be ashamed!
Got a little boyfriend
And you don't know his name!
What is his name?
A, B, C ...

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Down in the Valley (v2)

Down in the valley where the green grass grows,
There sat __________ as pretty as a rose.
She sang so high, she sang so sweet,
Along came ________ and kissed her on the cheek.
How many kisses did she get?
1, 2, 3 . . . . .

~Trisha Kuenzie, 2nd grade


Down by the Riverside

Down by the riverside the green grass grows,
Where someone walks, some tiptoe.
She sings, she sings so sweet,
She calls over to someone across the street.
Tea cakes, pancakes, everything you see,
Meet me at the park at half past three.

~Mrs. Ordway, AACS 1st Grade Teacher


Early in the Morning

Early in the morning, about eight o'clock,
What should I hear but the postman's knock.
Up jumps ____________ to open the door,
How many letters did she find on the floor?
A, B, C, D . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Grace, Grace Dressed in Lace

Grace, Grace dressed in lace.
Went upstairs to powder her face.
How many boxes did it take?
1, 2, 3 . . . . .

~Ashley Kuenzie, 1st grade


Gypsy, Gypsy

Gypsy, gypsy
Please tell me.
What's my sweetheart going to be:
Doctor, Lawyer, banker, thief,
Sailor, soldier, Indian Chief?

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Hello, Hello, Hello, sir

Hello, hello, hello, sir.
Meet me at the grocer.
No, sir. Why, sir?
Because I have a cold, sir.
Where did you get the cold, sir?
At the North Pole, sir.
What were you doing there, sir?
Counting polar bears, sir.
How many did you count, sir?
One, two, three, four, five . . . .

~Adele Greil


Here am I, Little Jumping Joan

Here am I, little jumping Joan;
When nobody's with me
I'm always alone.

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Hickety Pickety Pop

Hickety Pickety Pop,
How many times before I stop?
1, 2, 3 . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Mississippi

How do you spell Mississippi?
M (cross arms over chest)
I (point to your eye)
Crooked letter (cross legs and jump)
Crooked letter (cross legs and jump)
I (point to eye)
Hunch back
Hunch back
I!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


15 Cents

I asked my parents for 15 cents,
To see the platypus jump the fence.
She jumped so high she touched the sky,
And didn't come back till the Fourth of July.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


50 Cents

I asked my mother for fifty cents
To see the elephant jump the fence.
He jumped so high he touched the sky,
And never came back till the Fourth of July
(Jump higher and higher)

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I Can Do a Polka

I can do a polka, I can do a split,
I can do a tap dance, just like this!
1, 2, 3 . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I Eat My Peas with Honey

I eat my peas with honey,
I've done it all my life.
It looks a little funny.
But it keeps them on my knife.
How many peas can I get on my knife?
1, 2, 3, . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I Had a Little Brother

I had a little brother
And his name was Johnny.
He played in the meadow
where the frogs croaked funny.
He ran through the meadow
With a song on his tongue,
And he picked a few flowers
Just for fun.
How many flowers did he find?
1, 2, 3 . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I Know a Boy

I know a boy and he is doubled-jointed,
He gave me a kiss and I was disappointed.
He gave me another to match the other,
Now, now, ____________, IÕll tell your mother.
How many kisses did I get last night?
1, 2, 3. . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I Know a Little Lady

I know a little lady
But her name is Miss.
She went around the corner
To buy some fish.
She met a little fellow
And she gave him a kiss.
I know a little lady
But her name is Miss.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


I LIke Coffee

I like coffee,
I like tea.
I like ________ to jump with me.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


I LIke Coffee (v2)

I love coffee,
I love tea.
I love the boys
And the boys love me.

~Adele Greil


I Like Coffee (v3)

I like coffee, I like tea,
I like sitting on Bobby's knee.
Salute to the king and bow to the queen,
And turn your back on the gypsy queen.

~Erin Pollard


I Made a Wish Jumping Rope

I made a wish jumping rope,
I caught a fish jumping rope,
I gave a kiss jumping rope,
How many wishes (fishes, kisses) did I get?
1, 2, 3, . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Ice Cream Soda

Ice cream soda, lemonade, punch;
Spell the initials of my (your) honey bunch.
A-B-C-D . . . .

~Mrs. Harris, AACS Art Teacher & Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


If Bubble Gum is Free

If bubble gum is free, free, free,
Please give some to me, me, me.
I am clever, not a dunce,
How many can I chew at once?
One, two, three . . . .

~Erin Pollard


I'm a Little Dutch Girl

I'm a little Dutch girl
Dressed in blue.
These are the things
I like to do:
Salute to the captain,
Curtsey to the queen,
Turn my back
On __________ submarine.

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


I'm a Little Dutch Girl (v2)

I'm a little Dutch girl
Dressed in blue.
Here are the things
I like to do:
Salute to the captain,
Bow to the queen,
Turn by back
On the submarine.
I can do the tap dance,
I can do the split,
I can do the holka polka
Just like this.

~Adele Greil


I Went Downtown

I went downtown
To see Ms. Brown,
She gave me a nickel
To buy a pickle,
The pickle was sour,
So I bought a flower.
The flower was dead, she gave me a tack.
The tack was sharp, she gave me a harp.
The harp was broke, she gave me a cloak.
The cloak was tight, she gave me a kite.
The kite away flew, and I did too.
(Player runs out at too)

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Ink, Ink a Bottle of Ink

Ink, ink, a bottle of ink,
The cork fell off and you stink.
Not because you're dirty, not because you're clean,
Just because you kiss the girls behind the magazine!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Ipsey Pipsey Tell Me True

Ipsey Pipsey, tell me true,
Who shall I be married to?
A, B, C. . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Jelly in the Dish

Jelly in the dish,
Jelly in the dish,
Wiggle-waggle
Wiggle-waggle
Jelly in the dish.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Lady, Lady Touch the Ground

Lady, lady, touch the ground,
Lady, lady, turn around.
Turn to the east, and turn to the west,
And choose the one you like the best.

Lady, lady, touch the ground,
Lady, lady, turn around.
Lady, lady show your shoe,
Lady, lady, now skidoo!

~Erin Pollard & Caitlin Pollard, 2nd Grade


Ladybug, Ladybug

Ladybug, Ladybug, turn around,
Ladybug, Ladybug touch the ground.
Ladybug, Ladybug shine your shoes,
Ladybug, Ladybug read the news.
Ladybug, ladybug, how old are you?
One, two, three, four . . . . .

~Mrs. Ordway, AACS 1st Grade Teacher


Landon in the White House

Landon in the White House
Waiting to be elected.
Rosevelt in the garbage can,
Waiting to be collected.

~Marge Sands


Lemon Drops and Sugar Candy

Lemon drops and sugar candy,
Both of these taste just dandy.
Best of all is cherry pop,
How many jumps before I stop?
One, two, three . . . . .

~Erin Pollard


Mabel, Mabel Set the Table

Mabel, Mabel, set the table,
Just as fast as you are able.
Don't forget the salt, sugar, vinegar, mustard, red-hot pepper!

~Adele Greil


Mabel, Mabel Neat and Able

Mabel, Mabel, neat and able.
Mabel, Mabel, set the table,
And don't forget the
Red Hot Peppers!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher & Caitlin Pollard, AACS Student


Mabel, Mabel Set the Table (v2)

Mabel, Mabel, set the table.
Don't forget the red hot label.
Shake the salt and shake the pepper.
Who will be the highest stepper?
Winds blow hot and winds blow freeze,
How many times did Mabel sneeze?
One, two, three . . . . .

~Erin Pollard


Minnie Minnihaha

Minnie Minnihaha went to see her Papa,
Papa died. Minnie cried,
Minnie had a new born baby.
Stuck it in the bathtub to see if it could swim.
Drank a gallon of water, ate a bar of soap.
In come the Doctor, in came the nurse,
in came the lady with the alligator purse.
Out went the doctor, out went the nurse.
Out went the lady with an alligator purse.

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Miss Lucy had a Baby

Miss Lucy had a baby
And she named him Tiny Tim.
She put him in the bathtub
To see if he could swim.
He drank up all the water.
He ate up all the soap.
He tried to eat the bathtub
But it wouldn't go down his throat.
Miss Lucy called the doctor,
Miss Lucy called the nurse.
Miss Lucy called the lady with the alligator purse.

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Miss Mary Mack

Miss Mary Mack, Mack, Mack
All dressed in black, black, black
With silver buttons, buttons, buttons
All down her back, back, back.
She asked her mother, mother, mother,
For fifteen cents, cents, cents,
To see the elephant, elephant, elephant,
Jump the fence, fence, fence.
He jumped so high, high, high.
He reached the sky, sky, sky,
And he never came back, back, back
Till the Fourth of July, lie, lie.

~Katy Mormino, 2nd grade


Mississippi LIves by the Shore

Mississippi lives by the shore,
She has children three and four,
The oldest one is twenty-four.
She shall marry
Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Mother, Mother

Mother, Mother, I am ill
Call for the doctor over the hill.
In came the doctor,
In came the nurse,
In came the lady with the alligator purse.
"Measles," said the doctor.
"Mumps," said the nurse.
"Nothing," said the lady with the alligator purse.
Out goes the doctor, out goes the nurse,
Out goes the lady with the alligator purse.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher / Mrs. Ordway, AACS lst Grade Teacher / Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


My Mother Said...

My mother said
I never should play
With the gypsies in the woods.
If I did
She would say
"Naughty girl to disobey."

~Sheila Gilmour


My Mommy Told Me

My mommy told me,
If I was good-y
She would buy me,
A rubber dolly.
My auntie told her,
I kissed a soldier.
Now she won't buy me,
A rubber dolly.

~AACS Parent


Old Mother Whittlehouse

Old Mother Whittlehouse
Had a big fit.
First she did the merry-go-round
And then she did the split.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


One I love, Two I Love

One I love, Two I love,
Three I love I say;
Four I love with all my heart,
Five I cast away.
Six he loves, Seven she loves,
Eight both love;
Nine he comes, Ten he tarries,
Eleven he courts, Twelve he marries.

~Mrs. Harris, AACS Art Teacher


One, Two, Three A-larry,

One, two, three A-larry,
My first name is Mary.
Don't you think that I look cute?
In my brother's bathing suit?

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


One Whale, Two Whales

One whale, two whales, three whales, four,
One orca, two pods, three calves, more!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater

Peter, Peter pumpkin eater.
Had a wife and couldnÕt keep her.
Put her in a pumpkin shell
And there he kept her very well.

~Rocio Moreno, grade 8


Policeman, Policeman, Do Your Duty

Policeman, policeman, do your duty,
Here comes (name of next jumper)
And she's a cutie;
She can jump, she can twist,
But I bet she can't do this.

~Mrs. Harris, AACS Art Teacher


Postman, Postman Do Your Duty

Postman, Postman,
Do your duty.
Send this letter
To my cutie.
Don't you stop
Nor don't delay.
Get it to her
Right away.

~Kim Donius, AACS Librarian


Postman, Postman Do Your Duty (v2)

Postman, Postman, do your duty.
Send this letter to an American beauty.
DonÕt you stop and donÕt delay.
Get it to her right away.

~Adele Greil


Rich Man, Poor Man

Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief,
Doctor, lawyer, Indian Chief.
Her shoes will be
Wood, leather, high heel, low heel, sandals, wooden.
Her dress will be made of
Silk, satin, cotton, batten, rags.
Her house will be
Big house, little house, pigpen, barn.
Her rings shall be made of
Diamonds, rubies, emeralds, glass.
How many children will she get?
1, 2, 3 . . . . .
And now your'e married you must obey,
You must be true in every way.
You must be kind, you must be good,
And make your husband chop the wood.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Robin Hood, Robin Hood Dressed so Good

Robin Hood, Robin Hood dressed so good,
Got as many kisses as he could.
How many kisses did he get?
1, 2, 3 . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Rooms for Rent

Rooms for rent,
Inquire within.
As I move out
Let Rachel come in.

~Adele Greil


Sixteen Bluebirds

Sixteen bluebirds sitting on a fence.
Flapped their wings and started to dance.
Upward, downward,
All along the line,
Brightly preened and looking fine!
Count 1, 2, 3 . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Spanish Dancer, Do the Split

Spanish dancer, do the split.
Spanish dancer, give a kick.
Spanish dancer, turn around.
Spanish dancer, get out of town.

~Adele Greil


Spanish Dancer (v2)

Spanish dancer, do the splits,
Spanish dancer, do high kicks.
Spanish dancer, clicks a shoe,
Spanish dancer, chooses YOU!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry shortcake, cream on top.
Tell me the name of your sweetheart?
Is it .......
Alex, Brandon, Cam, Danielle, . . . . . .

~Andrea Pinyon, AU Junior


Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Turn around.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Touch the ground.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Show your shoe.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
That will do.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Go upstairs.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Say your prayers.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Turn out the light.
Teddy bear, teddy bear,
Say good night.

~Mrs. Harris, AACS Art Teacher / Caitlin Pollard, 2nd Grade / Adele Greil


Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear (v2)

Teddy bear, teddy bear, dressed in blue,
Can you do what I tell you to?
Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, touch the ground.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, do the splits.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, give a high kick.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, go upstairs.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, say your prayers.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn out the light.
Teddy bear, teddy bear, say good night.

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is 300 meters tall
From the top to bottom.
We can see the River Seine.
To climb it we pay
One, two, three. . . . .

~Erin Pollard


The Wind, The Wind

The wind, the wind, the wind blows high,
It blows Mary through the sky.
She is fair and she is pretty
She is the girl from the tin can city.
She can play the piano, 1 2 3
Mary, Mary, who is she?
Johnny, Johnny says he loves her.
Off they go with a kiss, kiss, kiss.
He took her to the courtyard,
Asked her, ÒWill you marry me?Ó
Yes, No, Maybe so, Yes, No, Maybe so.

~Marilyn Sloan, Alfred, NY


Three, Six, Nine

Three, six, nine, the goose drank wine,
The monkey chewed tobacco on the street car line.
The lion choked, the monkey croaked,
And they all went to heaven in a little row boat,
Clap-Clap! Clap-Clap!

~Susan Teagarden, AACS Parent


Two Little Pails of Water

Two little pails of water,
Two little pails of water,
Girls in wooden shoes,
Girls with wooden legs.
You can go through my garden fence, la, la,
The king drove through my garden fence, la, la.
One, two, three . . . . .

~Erin Pollard


Up the Ladder, Down the Ladder

Up the ladder, down the ladder,
A, B, C,
Up the ladder, down the ladder,
H - O - T!

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Wash the Dishes

Wash the dishes dry the dishes,
Have a cup of tea.
Don't forget the sugar.
A-one, a-two, a-three . . .

~Erin Pollard


When I Was...

When I was one I ate a bun,
Going over the sea.
I jumped aboard a sailorman's ship,
And the sailorman said to me,
"Going over, going under,
Stand at attention like a soldier,
With a one, two, and three."

When I was two I buckled my shoe,
Going over the sea.
I jumped aboard a sailormanÕs ship,
And the sailorman said to me, . . ..

When I was three I banged my knee,
When I was four I shut the door,
When I was five I learned to jive,
When I was six I picked up sticks,
When I was seven I went to heaven,
When I was eight I learned to skate,
When I was nine I climbed a vine,
When I was ten I caught a hen,

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Will I Marry?

Will I marry, tell me so,
Is the answer yes or no?
Yes, no maybe so, yes, no, maybe so . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


Windy, Windy Weather

Windy, windy weather,
All in together,
January, February . . ..
Windy, windy weather,
They all run out together,
January, February . . . . .

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


With Salad I am Sick

With salad I am sick,
With celery I am cured.
How many stalks of celery
One, two, three . . . . .

~Erin Pollard


Zoop La La

Zoop la la,
Hey la la,
Zoop la la,
Hey la la,
Zoop, zoop, zoop

~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher


My Young Man

My young man has gone to France,
To teach the ladies how to dance.
When he comes back,
He'll marry me,
And we'll dance the polka 1 2 3
1 2 3, 1 2 3,

We'll dance the polka 1 2 3.


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