Popular rhymes

Children's nursery rhymes are traditional verses chanted to infants by adults as an initiation into rhyme and verbal rhythm. Most are hundreds of years old, and derive from songs, proverbs, riddles, ballads, street cries, and other kinds of composition originally intended for adults, which have become almost meaningless outside their original contexts.

  • All Around the Mulberry Bush

    All around the mulberry bush
    The monkey chased the weasel.
    The monkey thought 'twas all in fun.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    A penny for a spool of thread,
    A penny for a needle.
    That's the way the money goes.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    Up and down the City Road,
    In and out of the Eagle,
    That's the way the money goes.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    Half a pound of tuppenney rice,
    Half a pound of treacle,
    Mix it up and make it nice,
    Pop! goes the weasel.

  • Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

    Baa, baa, black sheep,
    Have you any wool?
    Yes sir, yes sir,
    Three bags full;
    One for the master,
    And one for the dame,
    And one for the little boy
    Who lives down the lane.

  • Cobbler, Cobbler

    Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe.
    Get it done by half past two.
    Half past two is much too late!
    Get it done by half past eight.

  • Come to the Window

    Come to the window,
    My baby, with me,
    And look at the stars
    That shine on the sea!
    There are two little stars
    That play bo-peep
    With two little fish
    Far down in the deep
    And two little frogs
    Cry 'Neap, neap, neap'
    I see a dear baby
    That should be asleep.

  • Dickery, Dickery Dare

    Dickery, dickery dare,
    The pig flew up in the air.
    The man in brown
    Soon brought him down!
    Dickery, dickery, dare.

  • Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling

    Diddle, diddle, dumpling,
    my son, John,
    Went to bed
    with his trousers on,
    One shoe off
    and one shoe on!
    Diddle, diddle, dumpling,
    my son, John!

  • Doctor Foster went to Gloucester

    Doctor Foster went to Gloucester
    In a shower of rain.
    He stepped in a puddle
    Right up to his middle,
    And never went there again.

    Elsie Marley's grown so fine,
    She won't get up to feed the swine,
    But lies in bed 'till eight or nine!
    Lazy Elsie Marley.

  • Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum!

    Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum!
    I smell the blood of an Englishman.
    Be he 'live, or be he dead,
    I'll grind his bones to make my bread.

  • Fiddle Dee Dee, Fiddle Dee Dee

    Fiddle dee dee, fiddle dee dee,
    The fly has married the bumblebee.
    They went to the church,
    And married was she.
    The fly has married the bumblebee.

  • Georgie Porgie, Puddin' and Pie

    Georgie Porgie, puddin' and pie,
    Kissed the girls and made them cry.
    When the boys came out to play,
    Georgie Porgie ran away.

  • Good Night, Sleep Tight

    Don't let the bedbugs bite.
    Wake up bright
    In the morning light
    To do what's right
    With all your might.

  • Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush

    Here we go 'round the mulberry bush,
    The mulberry bush,
    The mulberry bush.
    Here we go 'round the mulberry bush,
    So early in the morning.

    These are the chores we'll do this week,
    Do this week,
    Do this week.
    These are the chores we'll do this week,
    So early every morning.

    This is the way we wash our clothes,
    Wash our clothes,
    Wash our clothes.
    This is the way we wash our clothes,
    So early Monday morning.

    This is the way we iron our clothes,
    Iron our clothes,
    Iron our clothes.
    This is the way we iron our clothes,
    So early Tuesday morning.

    This is the way we scrub the floor,
    Scrub the floor,
    Scrub the floor.
    This is the way we scrub the floor,
    So early Wednesday morning.

    This is the way we mend our clothes,
    Mend our clothes,
    Mend our clothes.
    This is the way we mend our clothes,
    So early Thursday morning.

    This is the way we sweep the floor,
    Sweep the floor,
    Sweep the floor.
    This is the way we sweep the floor,
    So early Friday morning.

    This is the way we bake our bread,
    Bake our bread,
    Bake our bread.
    This is the way we bake our bread,
    So early Saturday morning.

    This is the way we get dressed up,
    Get dressed up,
    Get dressed up.
    This is the way we get dressed up,
    So early Sunday morning.

    Here we go 'round the mulberry bush,
    The mulberry bush,
    The mulberry bush.
    Here we go 'round the mulberry bush,
    So early in the morning.

  • Hey, Diddle, Diddle

    Hey, diddle, diddle,
    The cat and the fiddle,
    The cow jumped over the moon.
    The little dog laughed
    To see such fun,
    And the dish ran away with the spoon.

  • Hickory, Dickory, Dock

    Hickory , dickory, dock,
    The mouse ran up the clock.
    The clock struck one,
    The mouse ran down!
    Hickory , dickory, dock.

  • Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen

    Hickety, pickety, my black hen,
    She lays eggs for gentlemen.
    Gentlemen come every day
    To see what my black hen doth lay.
    Sometimes nine, and sometimes ten.
    Hickety, pickety, my black hen,

  • Hokey Pokey

    You put your right foot in,
    You put your right foot out;
    You put your right foot in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your left foot in,
    You put your left foot out;
    You put your left foot in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your right hand in,
    You put your right hand out;
    You put your right hand in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your left hand in,
    You put your left hand out;
    You put your left hand in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your right side in,
    You put your right side out;
    You put your right side in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your left side in,
    You put your left side out;
    You put your left side in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your nose in,
    You put your nose out;
    You put your nose in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your tail in,
    You put your tail out;
    You put your tail in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your head in,
    You put your head out;
    You put your head in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.
    That's what it's all about!

    You put your whole self in,
    You put your whole self out;
    You put your whole self in,
    And you shake it all about.
    You do the Hokey-Pokey,
    And you turn yourself around.

  • Hot Cross Buns

    Hot cross buns!
    Hot cross buns!
    One a penney, two a penney,
    Hot cross buns!

    Hot cross buns!
    Hot cross buns!
    If you have no daughters,
    Give them to your sons!

  • Humpty Dumpty

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
    Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
    All the king's horses and all the king's men
    Couldn't put Humpty together again!

  • Hush-a-Bye, Baby

    Hush-a-bye, baby,
    in the tree top.
    When the wind blows,
    the cradle will rock.
    When the bough breaks,
    the cradle will fall,
    And down will come baby,
    cradle and all.

  • Hush, Little Baby

    Hush, little baby, don't say a word
    Mama's gonna buy you a mockin'bird

    If that mockin'bird don't sing
    Mama's gonna buy you a diamond ring

    If that diamond ring turns brass,
    Mama's gonna buy you a looking glass

    If that looking glass gets broke
    Mama's gonna buy you a billy goat

    If that billy goat don't pull,
    Mama's gonna buy you a cart and mule

    If that cart and mule turn over
    Mama's gonna buy you a dog named Rover

    If that dog named Rover won't bark
    Mama's gonna buy you a horse and cart

    If that Horse and Cart fall down,
    Then you'll be the sweetest little baby in town

  • I Do Not Like Thee, Doctor Fell

    I do not like thee, Doctor Fell,
    The reason why, I cannot tell;
    But this I know, and know full well,
    I do not like thee, Doctor Fell.

  • I had a Little Nut Tree

    I had a little nut tree, nothing would it bear
    But a silver nutmeg and a golden pear.
    The King of Spain's daughter came to visit me,
    And all for the sake of my little nut tree.
    I skipped over water, I danced over sea,
    And all the birds in the air couldn't catch me.

  • I Love Little Pussy

    I love little pussy,
    Her coat is so warm,
    And if I don't hurt her,
    She'll do me no harm.
    So I'll not pull her tail,
    Nor drive her away,
    But pussy and I,
    Very gently will play.

  • I Scream, You Scream

    I Scream,
    You scream,
    We all scream,
    For ICE CREAM!

  • If All the World Were Paper

    If all the world were paper,
    And all the sea were ink,
    If all the trees
    Were bread and cheese,
    What should we have to drink?

  • Incy Wincy Spider

    Incy Wincy spider
    Climed up the water spout;
    Down came the rain
    And washed poor Incy out;
    Out came the sun
    And dried up all the rain;
    And the Incy Wincy spider
    Climbed up the spout again.

  • It's Raining, It's Pouring

    It's raining, it's pouring;
    The old man is snoring.
    Bumped his head
    And he went to bed
    And he couldn't get up in the morning.

    Rain, rain, go away;
    Come again another day;
    Little Johnny wants to play.

  • I've Been Workin' on the Railroad

    I've been workin' on the railroad,
    All the live long day.
    I've been workin' on the railroad,
    Just to pass the time away.
    Don't you hear the whistle blowing?
    Rise up so early in the morn.
    Don't you hear the captain shouting

    "Dinah, blow your horn"?
    Dinah, won't you blow,
    Dinah, won't you blow,

    Dinah, won't you blow your horn?
    Dinah, won't you blow,
    Dinah, won't you blow,
    Dinah, won't you blow your horn?

    Someone's in the kitchen with Dinah.
    Someone's in the kitchen, I know.
    Someone's in the kitchen with Dinah

    Strumming on the old banjo.

    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o.
    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o.
    Fee, fie, fiddle-e-i-o.

    Strumming on the old banjo.

  • Jack and Jill

    Jack and Jill
    Went up the hill
    To fetch a pail of water.
    Jack fell down
    And broke his crown
    And Jill came tumbling after.

    Up Jack got
    And home did trot
    As fast as he could caper
    Went to bed
    And plastered his head
    With vinegar and brown paper.

  • Jack Be Nimble

    Jack, be nimble,
    Jack, be quick,
    Jack, jump over
    The candlestick.

    Jack jumped high
    Jack jumped low
    Jack jumped over
    and burned his toe.

  • Jack Sprat Could Eat No Fat

    Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
    His wife could eat no lean,
    And so betwixt the two of them
    They licked the platter clean.

  • Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree

    Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree.
    Merry, merry king of the bush is he.

    Laugh, Kookaburra,
    Laugh, Kookaburra,
    Gay your life must be.

    Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,
    Eating all the gumdrops he can see.

    Stop, Kookaburra,
    Stop, Kookaburra,
    Leave some there for me.

  • Ladybug! Ladybug!

    Ladybug! Ladybug!
    Fly away home.
    Your house is on fire.
    And your children all gone.
    All except one,
    And that's Ann,
    For she ahs crept under
    The frying pan.

  • Little Bo Peep

    Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep
    And can't tell where to find them.
    Leave them alone, And they'll come home,
    Wagging their tails behind them.

    Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep
    And can't tell where to find them.
    Leave them alone, And they'll come home,
    Wagging their tails behind them.

  • Little Bunny Foo Foo

    Little Bunny Foo Foo
    hoppin' through the forest,
    scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.

    And down came the Blue Fairy, and she said: Little Bunny FooFoo
    I don't want to see you
    scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.
    And now I'll give you three chances, and if you keep it up,
    I'll turn you into a goon.

    Little Bunny Foo Foo
    kept hoppin' through the forest,
    kept scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.

    And down came the Blue Fairy, and she said:
    Little Bunny FooFoo
    I don't want to see you
    scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.
    And now I'll give you two more chances, and if you do that again,
    I'll turn you into a goon.

    Little Bunny Foo Foo
    kept hoppin' through the forest,
    kept scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.

    And down came the Blue Fairy, and she said:
    Little Bunny FooFoo
    I don't want to see you
    scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.
    And now I'll give you one more chance, and if you keep it up,
    I'll turn you into a goon.

    Little Bunny Foo Foo
    kept hoppin' through the forest,
    kept scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.

    And down came the Blue Fairy, and she said:
    Little Bunny FooFoo
    I don't want to see you
    scoopin' up the field mice
    and boppin' em on the head.
    You disobeyed me three times, so now I'm gonna turn you into a GOON!

  • Little Jack Horner

    Little Jack Horner
    Sat in a corner,
    Eating a mincemeat pie.
    He stuck in his thumb
    And pulled out a plum,
    And said, 'What a good boy am I!'

  • London Bridge is Falling Down

    London Bridge is falling down,
    Falling down, Falling down.

    London Bridge is falling down,
    My fair lady.

    Take a key and lock her up,
    Lock her up, Lock her up.

    Take a key and lock her up,
    My fair lady.

    How will we build it up,
    Build it up, Build it up?

    How will we build it up,
    My fair lady?

    Build it up with silver and gold,
    Silver and gold, Silver and gold.

    Build it up with silver and gold,
    My fair lady.

    Gold and silver I have none,
    I have none, I have none.

    Gold and silver I have none,
    My fair lady.

    Build it up with needles and pins,
    Needles and pins, Needles and pins.

    Build it up with needles and pins,
    My fair lady.

    Pins and needles bend and break,
    Bend and break, Bend and break.

    Pins and needles bend and break,
    My fair lady.

    Build it up with wood and clay,
    Wood and clay, Wood and clay.

    Build it up with wood and clay,
    My fair lady.

    Wood and clay will wash away,
    Wash away, Wash away.

    Wood and clay will wash away,
    My fair lady.

    Build it up with stone so strong,
    Stone so strong, Stone so strong.

    Build it up with stone so strong,
    My fair lady.

    Stone so strong will last so long,
    Last so long, Last so long.

    Stone so strong will last so long,
    My fair lady.

  • Mary had a Little Lamb

    Mary had a little lamb,
    little lamb,
    little lamb.
    Mary had a little lamb,
    Its fleece was white as snow.

    Everywhere that Mary went,
    Mary went,
    Mary went.
    Everywhere that Mary went,
    The lamb was sure to go.

    It followed her to school one day,
    school one day,
    school one day.
    It followed her to school one day,
    Which was against the rules.

    It made the children laugh and play,
    laugh and play,
    laugh and play.
    It made the children laugh and play,
    To see a lamb at school.

    Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
    How does your garden grow?
    With silver bells and cockleshells,
    And pretty maids all in a row.

  • Old King Cole

    Old King Cole was a merry old soul,
    And a merry old soul was he.
    He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl,
    And he called for his fiddlers three.

    Every fiddler had a fiddle fine,
    And a very fine fiddle had he, had he.
    Tweedle dum, tweedle dee, went the fiddlers three,
    Tweedle dum dee, dum dee deedle dee.

    Tweedle dum, tweedle dee, went the fiddlers three,
    Tweedle dum dee, dum dee deedle dee.

  • Old Mother Hubbard

    Old Mother Hubbard
    Went to the cupboard
    To fetch her poor dog a bone;
    But when she came there
    The cupboard was bare,
    And so the poor dog had none.

    She took a clean dish
    To get him some tripe;
    But when she came back
    He was smoking a pipe.
    She went to the grocer's
    To buy him some fruit;
    But when she came back
    He was playing the flute.

    She went to the baker's
    To buy him some bread;
    But when she came back
    The poor dog was dead.

    She went to the undertaker's
    To buy him a coffin;
    But when she came back
    The poor dog was laughing.

    She went to the hatter's
    To buy him a hat;
    But when she came back
    He was feeding the cat.

    The dame made a curtsey,
    The dog made a bow;
    The dame said, 'Your servant.'
    The dog said, 'Bow wow!'

  • One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

    One, two, buckle my shoe,
    Three, four, knock at the door;
    Five, six, pick up sticks;
    Seven, eight, lay them straight;
    Nine, ten, a good fat hen;
    Eleven, twelve, dig and delve;
    Thirteen, fourteen, maids a-courting;
    Fifteen, sixteen, maids a-kissing;
    Seventeen, eighteen, maids a-waiting;
    Nineteen, twenty, I've had plenty.

  • One, Two, Three, Four, Five

    One, two, three, four, five
    Once I caught a fish alive.
    Six, seven, eight, nine, ten
    Then I let it go again.
    Why did I let it go?
    Because it bit my finger so.
    Which finger did it bite?
    The little finger on the right.

  • Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake

    Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man,
    Bake me a cake as fast as you can.
    Roll it, and prick it, and mark it with a 'B'
    And put it in the oven for Baby and me!

  • Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater

    Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater,
    Had a wife and couldn't keep her.
    He put her in a pumpkin shell
    And there he kept her, very well.

  • Polly, Put the Kettle On

    Polly, put the kettle on,
    Polly, put the kettle on,
    Polly, put the kettle on,
    We'll all have tea.

    Sukey, take it off again,
    Sukey, take it off again,
    Sukey, take it off again,
    They've all gone away.

    Blow the fire and make the toast,
    Put the muffins on to roast,
    Blow the fire and make the toast,
    We'll all have tea.

  • Pop! Goes the Weasel

    All around the mulberry bush
    The monkey chased the weasel.
    The monkey thought 'twas all in fun.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    A penney for a spool of thread,
    A penney for a needle.
    That's the way the money goes.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    Up and down the City Road ,
    In and out of the Eagle,
    That's the way the money goes.
    Pop! goes the weasel.

    Half a pound of tuppenney rice,,
    Half a pound of treacle,
    Mix it up and make it nice,
    Pop! goes the weasel.

  • Pussycat, Pussycat

    Pussycat, pussycat, where have you been?
    I've been to London to visit the Queen.
    Pussycat, pussycat, what did you there?
    I frightened a little mouse under her chair.

  • Ring, Around the Roses

    Ring a-round the roses,
    A pocket full of posies,
    Achoo! Achoo!
    We all fall down!

  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    Row, row, row your boat
    Gently down the stream.
    Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
    Life is but a dream.

  • Rub-a-Dub-Dub

    Rub-a-dub-dub
    Three men in a tub,
    And how do you think they got there?
    The butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker
    They all jumped out of a rotten potato!
    'Twas enough to make a man stare.

  • See, Saw, Marjorie Daw

    See, saw, Marjorie Daw,
    Jennie shall have a new master.
    She shall have but a penny a day,
    because she can't work any faster.

    See, saw, Marjorie Daw,
    Jimmy shall have a new master.
    He shall have but a penny a day,
    because he can't work any faster.

  • She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain

    She'll be comin' round the mountain
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    She'll be comin' round the mountain
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    She'll be comin' round the mountain,
    She'll be comin' round the mountain,
    She'll be comin' round the mountain,
    When she comes,
    When she comes).

    She'll be drivin' six white horses
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    She'll be drivin' six white horses
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    She'll be drivin' six white horses,
    She'll be drivin' six white horses,
    She'll be drivin' six white horses,
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).

    Oh, we'll all go out to greet her
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    Oh, we'll all go out to greet her
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).
    Oh, we'll all go out to greet her,
    Oh, we'll all go out to greet her,
    Oh, we'll all go out to greet her,
    When she comes,
    (When she comes).

  • Simple Simon

    Simple Simon met a pieman,
    Going to the fair.
    Said Simple Simon to the pieman,
    "Let me taste your ware."

    Said the pieman unto Simon,
    "Show me first your penny."
    Said Simple Simon to the pieman,
    "Indeed I have not any."

  • Sing a Song of Sixpence

    Sing a song of sixpence,
    A pocket full of rye;
    Four and twenty blackbirds
    Baked in a pie.
    When the pie was opened,
    They all began to sing.
    Now, wasn't that a dainty dish
    To set before the King?

    The King was in his countinghouse,
    Counting out his money;
    The Queen was in the parlor
    Eating bread and honey.
    The maid was in the garden,
    Hanging out the clothes.
    Along there came a big black bird
    And snipped off her nose!

  • Skip to My Lou

    Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,
    Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,
    Skip, skip, skip to my Lou,
    Skip, to my Lou, my darlin'.

    Fly's in the buttermilk, shoo, shoo, shoo,
    Fly's in the buttermilk, shoo, shoo, shoo,
    Fly's in the buttermilk, shoo, shoo, shoo,
    Skip, to my Lou, my darlin'.

  • Smiling Girls, Rosy Boys

    Smiling girls, rosy boys,
    Come and buy my little toys;
    Monkeys made of gingerbread,
    And sugar horses painted red.

  • Star Light, Star Bright

    Star light, star bright,
    First star I see tonight,
    I wish I may, I wish I might,
    Have the wish I wish tonight.

  • 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,
    Run upstairs.
    Teddy bear, Teddy bear,
    Say your prayers.
    Teddy bear, Teddy bear,
    Blow out the light.
    Teddy bear, Teddy bear,
    Say good night.

  • Ten Little Indians

    One little, two little, three little Indians
    Four little, five little, six little Indians
    Seven little, eight little, nine little Indians
    Ten little Indian boys.

    Ten little, nine little, eight little Indians
    Seven little, six little, five little Indians
    Four little, three little, two little Indians
    One little Indian boy.

  • The Ants Go Marching

    The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching one by one,
    The little one stops to suck his thumb
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching two by two, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching two by two,
    The little one stops to tie his shoe
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching three by three, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching three by three,
    The little one stops to climb a tree
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching four by four, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching four by four,
    The little one stops to shut the door
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching five by five, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching five by five,
    The little one stops to take a dive
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching six by six, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching six by six, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching six by six,
    The little one stops to pick up sticks
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching seven by seven, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching seven by seven, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching seven by seven,
    The little one stops to pray to heaven
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching eight by eight, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching eight by eight, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching eight by eight,
    The little one stops to shut the gate
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching nine by nine, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching nine by nine, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching nine by nine,
    The little one stops to check the time
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

    The ants go marching ten by ten, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching ten by ten, hurrah, hurrah
    The ants go marching ten by ten,
    The little one stops to say 'THE END'
    And they all go marching down to the ground
    To get out of the rain, BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!

  • The Cock Doth Crow

    The cock doth crow
    To let you know,
    If you be wise,
    Tis time to rise.

  • The Farmer in the Dell

    The farmer in the dell,
    The farmer in the dell,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The farmer in the dell.

    The farmer takes a wife,
    The farmer takes a wife,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The farmer takes a wife.

    The wife takes a child,
    The wife takes a child,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The wife takes a child.

    The child takes a nurse,
    The child takes a nurse,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The child takes a nurse.
    The nurse takes the cow,
    The nurse takes the cow,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The nurse takes the cow.

    The cow takes a dog,
    The cow takes a dog,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The cow takes a dog.

    The dog takes a cat,
    The dog takes a cat,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The dog takes a cat.

    The cat takes a rat,
    The cat takes a rat,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The cat takes a rat.

    The rat takes the cheese,
    The rat takes the cheese,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The rat takes the cheese.
    The cheese stands alone,
    The cheese stands alone,
    Hi-ho, the derry-o,
    The cheese stands alone.

  • The Hart, He Loves the High Wood

    The hart, he loves the high wood;
    The hare, she loves the hill;
    The knight, he loves his bright sword;
    The lady loves her will.

  • The Queen of Hearts

    The Queen of Hearts,
    She made some tarts
    All on a summer's day.

    The Knave of Hearts,
    He stole the tarts
    And took them clean away.

    The King of Hearts,
    Called for the tarts
    And beat the Knave full sore.

    The Knave of Hearts,
    Brought back the tarts
    And vowed he'd steal no more.

  • These are Grandma's Spectacles

    These are Grandma's spectacles,
    This is Grandma's hat.
    This is the way she folds her hands,
    And lays them in her lap.

  • This is the House that Jack Built

    This is the house that Jack built.

    This is the cat
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the cow with the crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the maiden all forlorn,
    That milked the cow with the crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the man all tattered and torn,
    That kissed the maiden all forlorn,
    That milked the cow with the
    crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the priest all shaven and shorn,
    That married the man all tattered and torn,
    That kissed the maiden all forlorn,
    That milked the cow with the crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the cock that crowed in the morn,
    That waked the priest all shaven and shorn,
    That married the man all tattered and torn,
    That kissed the maiden all forlorn,
    That milked the cow with the crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

    This is the farmer sowing the corn,
    That kept the the cock that crowed in the morn,
    That waked the priest all shaven and shorn,
    That married the man all tattered and torn,
    That kissed the maiden all forlorn,
    That milked the cow with the crumpled horn,
    That tossed the dog,
    That worried the cat,
    That killed the rat,
    That ate the malt
    That lay in the house that Jack built.

  • This Little Pig Went to Market

    This little pig went to market.
    This little pig stayed home.
    This little pig had roast beef.
    This little pig had none.
    This little pig cried 'Wee, wee, wee, wee!'
    All the way home.

  • This Old Man

    This old man, he played one,
    He played knick knack with his thumb,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played two,
    He played knick knack with my shoe,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played three,
    He played knick knack on my knee,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played four,
    He played knick knack at my door,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played five,
    He played knick knack, jazz and jive,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played six,
    He played knick knack with his sticks,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played seven,
    He played knick knack with his pen,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played eight,
    He played knick knack on my gate,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played nine,
    He played knick knack, rise and shine,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played ten,
    He played knick knack in my den,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played eleven,
    He played knick knack up in heaven,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

    This old man, he played twelve,
    He played knick knack, dig and delve,
    With a
    Knick, knack, paddy whack,
    Give the dog a bone;
    This old man came rolling home.

  • Twinkle, Twinkle

    Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
    How I wonder what you are.
    Up above the world so high,
    Like a diamond in the sky.
    Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
    How I wonder what you are.

  • Wee Willie Winkie

    Wee Willie Winkie
    Runs through the town,
    Upstairs and downstairs
    In his nightgown.
    Rapping at the windows,
    Crying through the lock,
    "Are the children all in bed?
    For it's now eight o'clock."

  • What are Little Boys Made Of?

    What are little boys made of?
    Snips and snails,
    And puppy dog tails,
    That's what little boys are made of.

  • What are Little Girls Made Of?

    What are little girls made of?
    Sugar and spice,
    And everything nice,
    That's what little girls are made of.

  • Where is Thumpkin?

    Where is Thumbkin?
    Where is Thumbkin?
    Here I am, here I am.
    How are you today?
    Very well, thank you.
    Run away, run away.

    Where is Pointer?
    Where is Pointer?
    Here I am, here I am.
    How are you today?
    Very well, thank you.
    Run away, run away.

    Where is Ring Man?
    Where is Ring Man?
    Here I am, here I am.
    How are you today?
    Very well, thank you.
    Run away, run away.

    Where is Small Man?
    Where is Small Man?
    Here I am, here I am.
    How are you today?
    Very well, thank you.
    Run away, run away.