Jumprope Rhymes N-Z





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One Two buckle My Shoe

One two buckle my shoe Three four close the door Five six pickup sticks Seven eight shut the gate Nine ten start again (continue until someone trips on the jumprope)

Policeman

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.

Postman

Postman, Postman, Do your duty. Send this letter, To my cutie. Don't you stop, and don't delay. Get it to her Right away.

Rich Man, Poor Man

Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief,Doctor, lawyer, Indian Chief.Her shoes will beWood, leather, high heel, low heel, sandals, wooden.Her dress will be made ofSilk, satin, cotton, batten, rags.Her house will beBig 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 you're 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.

Spanish Dancer

Not Last, Night but the night before.Twenty-four robbers came knocking at my door,They called me out for the world to see,And this is what they said to me–Spanish dancer turn around,Spanish dancer touch the ground,Spanish dancer do the kicks,Spanish dancer do the splits!Spanish dancer, do the split.Spanish dancer, give a kick.Spanish dancer, turn around.Spanish dancer, get out of town.Spanish dancer, do the splits,Spanish dancer, do high kicks.Spanish dancer, clicks a shoe,Spanish dancer, chooses YOU!

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #1

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn around Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, touch the ground, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, show your shoe, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, please skiddoo! (If more than one child is jumping, one can run out on the word "skiddoo.") Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, climb the stairs, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, say your prayers Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn out the light, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, say good night!

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #2

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.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #3

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 off the light Teddy Bear Teddy Bear say good night {each child tries to act out the rhyme while jumping rope}

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #4

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn around Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, touch the ground, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, show your shoe, Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, please skiddooo! (jumping out on the word skidooo)

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #5

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, turn aroundTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear, touch the ground Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear do the splits Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear count to six!(person counts until he/she makes a mistake) TEDDY BEAR - (jumper does all the actionswhile she is jumping)

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear Variation #6

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear turn aroundTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear touch the groundTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear shine your shoesTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear read the newsTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear go upstairsTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear say your prayers,Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear turn out the lightTeddy Bear, Teddy Bear spell good-nightG-O-O-D-N-I-G-H-T, Goodnight!

When I Was Three

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,

Woolworth

Oh I ain't going to Woolworth anymore.There's a big fat policeman at the door at the door (person 2 jumps in the jumprope) He'll/She'll grab you by the collar (perform action) And He'll/She'll ask you for a dollar (perform action) Oh I ain't going to Woolworth anymore! (both jump out of the jumprope)

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