Two players, both either using their left hands or their right hands, hold hands by hooking their four fingers together and closing their hands into fists with their thumbs pointing up to the ceiling. Both players say the following chant together and for each word said, tap your thumb on alternating sides of your interlocked fist. One, Two, Three, Four I declare a thumb war! While still holding hands, try … Read More!
Playing with other kids can be a lot of fun, but sometimes there are mean kids and bullies in the mix. When we were very small, these comebacks were used often in self defense. Sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me. I’m rubber, you’re glue Whatever you say to me, bounces off of me and sticks to you! … Read More!
Down in the valley where the green grass grows there sat “girl’s name”, pretty as a rose she sang, she sang, she sang so sweet along came “boy’s name”, and kissed her on the cheek how many kisses did she get that week? 1, 2, 3, 4…. … Read More!
Lisa and Jasper sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage suckin’ his thumb, wettin’ his pants, doin’ the hoochie coochie dance. … Read More!
Kids sit in a circle, Indian style, and start a clapping pattern. Both hands slap knees, cross to tap shoulders, clap together, shoulders, knees, shoulders, together, etc. The person who is “it” goes first. Speaking to the rhythm of the clapping of the group, start with the letter A and choose a girl’s name, boy’s name, place they come from and something they sell. When that person is finished, after … Read More!
Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, In a Dish! How many pieces do you wish? (The person picks a number.) (EXAMPLE: 4!) 1, 2, 3, 4! You are out you dirty, dirty dish rag you! (optional:::add to the end) blue, shoo, goo, you! … Read More!