Children's counting-out rhymes, fingerplays, jump-rope, and bounce-ball chants and other rhythms : a comprehensive English-language reference / Compiled and written by Gloria T. Delamar
Book | McFarland | 1983

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xvii, 206 pages ; 24 cm
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Spine title: Children's rhymes and rhythms.
Includes index.
Contents
1. Fingerplays -- Pat-a-cake -- Rockabye baby -- Here's the church -- Brownie -- The Noble Duke of York -- The family's things -- Big eyes -- Shake them, shake them -- Pancake -- Let us chase the squirrel -- Birdies flying -- A-hunting -- Fireflies -- Eensy weensy spider -- Grandma -- Little bunny -- In and out -- The meadow -- A cup of tea -- Creeping -- The mice -- A little boy went walking -- The pigs -- All for baby -- My garden bed -- Three balls -- Garden bed -- The caterpillar's life -- A little plant -- Leaves, flowers, and fruits -- The seed and the rain -- Right hand, left hand -- Rain -- Flowers grow -- Ladybug -- Raindrops -- The snow -- Snowdrops -- Making a snowman -- Birds on a stone -- Pease porridge -- Big Indians -- Indians and trees -- Ten little Indians -- I can make my fingers go -- Two hands have I -- In the sky -- The moon -- The earth -- The seasons -- Five little farmers -- Mr. Turkey and Mr. Duck -- The funny men -- Whisky, frisky -- Learning -- Where Is Thumbkin? -- Ox -- Birdies on the wire --The zigzag boy and girl --Two little blackbirds -- Fish and birds live -- Jack-in-the-box says "ho" -- Goldfish -- Ten little fishes --Open, shut them -- The senses -- A face -- The cobbler -- Row, row -- The green leafy tree -- The boy in the barn -- This little boy -- Now my hands -- Jim and Jane -- As ... can be -- Old Ned -- Traffic lights -- Two little puppy dogs -- Mousie Brown -- Two little houses -- Robin's nest -- The bunny's hole -- Choo-choo -- Right and left hands -- Five little soldiers -- Ten little soldiers -- Bear in a cave -- My hands -- The bear hunt -- Hickory, dickory, dock -- Jack and Jill -- Little Miss Muffet -- Robin redbreast -- Humpty Dumpty -- Robin redbreast and pussy cat -- Little Boy Blue -- Wee Willie Winkie -- Jenny wren -- The King of France -- Sing a song of sixpence -- Jack Horner -- Jack be nimble -- Mistress Mary --
2. Five-finger-plays -- This little piggy -- John Brown had a little Indian -- Five little froggies -- Bunnies -- The five toes (or fingers) -- Five puppies -- Squirrels -- Sugar bunnies -- Mooly cow -- This little bear -- Five snowmen -- Five red apples -- The family five -- Five fingers -- One potato, two potato -- Naming the fingers -- The counting lesson -- Upon each hand -- Ten Injuns -- Five friends -- Ten workers -- The barnyard -- Five little pigs -- This little squirrel -- This kitty -- Five little chickens -- This bunny -- Finger people -- Five little chickadees -- Bye, baby bunting -- I caught a hare -- One, two, buckle my shoe -- 3. More-than-finger-plays -- This old man -- The chest-nut-tree -- Earth goes round -- The brownies and the owl -- Tippy toe --Jack-in-the-box --Teddy bear -- Johnny's hammers -- The organ grinder -- Little teapot -- Ten brave firemen -- Tap and clap -- My monkey -- Salute to the captain -- The farmer -- Funny duck -- Two little apples -- Ticks and tocks -- Spider web -- Jelly -- Born on days -- Good night -- Me complete -- Six little ducks -- Rag doll -- Grandfather, Grandmother Tat -- Snowman -- If all the sea -- 4. Holiday potpourri -- Valentine's Day -- A valentine for Jill -- Valentine candy -- This valentine -- My valentine -- Valentine mail -- Easter -- The Easter Rabbit's habit -- Some things that Easter brings -- Easter bunny -- The Easter Rabbit's ears -- Coloring the eggs -- The Easter Rabbit's helpers -- Halloween -- Making a Jack-o'-lantern -- Mr. Pumpkin -- A little witch -- Masquerade -- Five Jack-o'-lanterns -- Witch, old witch -- Thanksgiving -- Ten fat turkeys -- Our turkey -- Here is a turkey -- Five little Pilgrims -- Five little turkeys -- Christmas -- Clap for Santa Claus -- Who is coming? -- Santa in the chimney -- Santa and his sleigh -- Santa's gifts -- Ten little pine trees -- Ten things that mean Christmas -- Five little reindeer -- Five Christmas bells -- The toy shop --
5. Join-in rhythms -- John Cook -- The chee-choo bird -- Two cats of Kilkenny -- Grandfather frog -- Twitter whoo -- Donkey Darling Don -- Cats and cats' meows -- Grasshopper green -- The mischievous raven -- The cuckoo is a clever bird -- Oh Colly, my cow -- Little grey billy-goat -- A goblin lives in our house -- The owl -- The pie -- Pop-pop-popcorn -- I saw a little bird -- The cat and the mice -- How to treat a horse -- How folks ride -- How we go -- The light-hearted fairy -- In a castle sat a maid -- Aiken drum -- Over the hills and a great way off -- The man with the gun -- The keeper -- Three acres of land -- Old Roger -- Five fools in a barrow -- The carrion crow -- The bells of London town -- Learning my alphabet -- The circus is coming to town -- The shoemaker -- The man in the moon -- Jeremiah Obadiah -- What does the weather say? -- Magic lanterns -- Old Jack Frost -- Snow flakes -- Dem bones are gonna...rise again -- One misty moisty morning -- The Easter Rabbit is coming -- An old woman all skin and bone -- Christmas bells are everywhere -- Ho ho ho -- The birds -- Long, long ago -- The Christmas pudding -- I saw three ships -- 6. Counting-out rhymes -- Ways to use counting-out rhymes -- Rhymes -- Double-it counting-out rhymes -- Starting chants for races -- 7. Jump-rope and bounce-ball chants -- Ways to use chants -- Chants -- Some chants just for bounce-ball -- The Barney-boy bounce -- A carload of alphabets -- The triple-bounce -- Chants just for jump-rope -- Wags to jump rope -- Ways to turn the rope -- Other rope games --
8. Tongue-twisters -- Tongue-twisters -- Peter Piper's alphabet -- Cumulative counting-twisters -- Easy animals -- Five-word cumulative -- Alphabet tongue-twister game -- Follow-up game -- 9. "Staircase" tales -- The house that Jack built -- The crooked man -- For want of a nail -- The key to the kingdom -- Big-bellied Ben --The old woman and her pig -- The cock on the rock -- What happened because of a sleepy chick -- The kitchen riot -- The share in the air -- The tree of the forest -- "Escalator" or repeater tales -- Pete and re-peat -- Hoodoo -- Three questions without answers -- The mate's tale -- How the Indian boy chooses a name -- A bear went over a mountain -- "Stumbling steps" -- I am a gold lock -- Just like me -- The old dead horse -- Say "black" -- Say your favorite color twice -- An intelligence test -- The bus -- Herman, the magic flea -- Touching or not? -- Do you know how to play rabbit? -- 10. Narrative verses -- The wren hunt -- Old Mother Hubbard -- Three little kittens -- Mary's lamb -- Sequel to an old story : Mary's lamb -- The owl and the pussy-cat -- The nutcrackers and the sugar-tongs -- Fable : the mountain and the squirrel -- The blind men and the elephant -- The walrus and the carpenter -- Jabberwocky -- The little land -- The duel -- The sugar-plum tree -- Santa Claus and the mouse -- A visit from St. Nicholas.
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Children's rhymes and rhythms.
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0899500641
9780899500645
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