My Mother and Your Mother

hanging the clothes

Kids stand in a circle, make a fist with one hand and put it in the circle. One kid chants the rhyme, while tapping each kid’s hand in turn for each syllable said. My mother and your mother were hanging the clothes. My mother punched your mother right in the nose. What color was the blood? (the kid who’s hand got tapped on “blood” answers with a color) Purple! P … Read More!

Miss Mary Mack

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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 elephants, elephants, elephants jump over the fence, fence, fence. They jumped so high, high, high they reached the sky, sky, sky and they didn’t come back, back, back ’til the fourth of July, July, … Read More!