25 Best Children’s Nursery Rhymes With Actions

Are you ready to hop, skip, and jump down memory lane? We’re about to take you on a wild ride with 25 of the best nursery rhymes with actions that will have your little ones giggling and wiggling in no time.

Benefits of Rhymes using actions for Children

Promotes language development

Nursery rhymes with actions can help children develop their language skills by introducing them to new vocabulary, sentence structures, and grammar.

Encourages physical activity

The actions that accompany nursery rhymes help children improve their motor skills and coordination while also getting them moving and active.

Boosts memory and cognitive development

Nursery rhymes with actions can help children remember information better and develop their cognitive abilities through repetition and using different senses.

Enhances social and emotional development

When children participate in nursery rhymes with actions, they often do so with others, which can help them develop social skills like cooperation, communication, and turn-taking. Additionally, nursery rhymes can help children understand and express their emotions.

Fosters creativity and imagination

Nursery rhymes with actions that can spark children’s imaginations and inspire creativity through vivid imagery and storytelling.

Twenty-five rhymes for your little one with actions!

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Action: First, we have the classic “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” Make a diamond shape with your hands and twinkle your fingers like a magical star in the night sky.

Lyrics 

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.

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.

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Action: Next, we have the infamous “Itsy Bitsy Spider.” Use your hands to crawl up and down like a spider, and watch as your little ones join in on the fun.

Lyrics 

The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout

Down came the rain and washed the spider out

Out came the sun and dried up all the rain

And the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again

Row, row, row

Action: Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream, and pretend to paddle along with your arms. Your little ones will love pretending to be on a boat ride with you.

Lyrics

Row, row, row your boat

Gently down the stream!

Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily

Life is but a dream!

Row, row, row your boat

Treasures down the stream!

Up, down, up, down

Let’s all row and sing!

If You’re Happy and You Know It

Action: “If You’re Happy and You Know It” is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and shout, “Hooray!” your little ones will love getting their energy out with this lively tune.

Lyrics

If you’re happy and you know it, 

clap your hands. 

If you’re happy and you know it, 

clap your hands. 

If you’re happy, know it, 

and want to show it. 

If you’re happy and you know it, 

clap your hands. 

If you’re hungry and you know it, 

pat your belly. 

If you’re hungry and you know it, 

pat your belly. 

If you’re hungry and know it, you really want to show it.

If you’re hungry and you know it, 

pat your belly. 

If you’re tired, and you know it, 

stretch and yawn. 

If you’re tired, and you know it, 

stretch and yawn. 

If you’re tired and know it, you really want to show it. 

If you’re tired, and you know it, 

stretch and yawn. 

If you’re angry and you know it, 

take a breath. 

If you’re angry and you know it, 

take a breath. 

If you’re angry and know it, you really want to show it. 

If you’re angry and you know it, 

take a breath. 

If you’re surprised and you know it, 

jump right up. 

If you’re surprised and you know it, 

jump right up. 

If you’re surprised and you know it, 

and you want to show it. 

If you’re surprised and you know it, 

jump right up. 

If you’re sad and you know it, 

rub your eyes. 

If you’re sad and you know it, 

rub your eyes. 

If you’re sad and know it, you really want to show it. 

If you’re sad and you know it,  

rub your eyes. 

If you’re silly, and you know it, 

show it off! 

If you’re silly, and you know it, 

show it off. 

If you’re silly, and you know it 

and want to show it. 

If you’re silly and you know it, 

show it off. 

If you’re happy and you know it, 

shout hooray! 

Hooray! 

If you’re happy and you know it, 

shout hooray! 

Hooray!  

If you’re happy, know it, 

and want to show it. 

If you’re happy and you know it, 

shout hooray! 

Hooray!

The Wheels on the Bus

Action: And of course, who could forget “The Wheels on the Bus”? Use your arms to make a steering wheel and make engine noises as you take your little ones on a wild imaginary bus ride.

Lyrics

The wheels on the bus go round and round

Round and round

Round and round

The wheels on the bus go round and round

All through the town

The doors on the bus go open and shut

Open and shut

Open and shut

The doors on the bus go open and shut

All through the town

The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish

Swish, swish, swish

Swish, swish, swish

The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish

All through the town

The signals on the bus go blink, blink, blink

Blink, blink, blink

Blink, blink, blink

The signs on the bus go blink, blink, blink

All through the town

The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep

Beep, beep, beep

Beep, beep, beep

The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep

All through the town

The motor on the bus goes vroom, vroom vroom

Vroom, vroom, vroom

Vroom, vroom, vroom

The motor on the bus goes vroom, vroom, vroom

All through the town

The people on the bus go up and down

Up and down

Up and down

The people on the bus go up and down

All through the town

The babies on the bus go, “Wah, wah, wah!”

“Wah, wah, wah!”

“Wah, wah, wah!” 

The babies on the bus go, “Wah, wah, wah!”

All through the town

The mommies on the bus go, “Shh, shh, shh!”

“Shh, shh, shh!”

“Shh, shh, shh!”

The mommies on the bus go, “Shh, shh, shh!”

All through the town

The daddies on the bus go, “I love you!”

“I love you!”

“I love you!”

The daddies on the bus go, “I love you!”

All through the town

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

Action: “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” is another great one to get your little ones moving. Pretend jumping up and down on a bed, and watch your kids laugh and play along.

Lyrics

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” Lyrics:

FIVE little monkeys jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head;

Mama called the doctor, and the doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.”

Jumping on the bed, jumping on the bed, 

Jumping on the bed and falling off the bed.

FOUR little monkeys jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head;

Mama called the doctor, and the doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.”

THREE little monkeys jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head;

Mama called the doctor, and the doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.”

Jumping on the bed, jumping on the bed, 

Jumping on the bed and falling off the bed.

TWO little monkeys jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head;

Mama called the doctor, and the doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.”

ONE little monkey jumping on the bed

He fell off and bumped his head;

Mama called the doctor, and the doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

Action: “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” is a classic tune that will keep your little ones moving and learning simultaneously. Touch your head, shoulders, knees, and toes in sequence, and watch as your little ones follow along with the actions.

Lyrics

Let’s shake our bodies…

Come on… dance to the tune.

Workout is a boon.

We will be healthy soon.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

And eyes, and ears, and mouth,

And nose.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

March, march, march. Let us all March

March March March Get your body charged 

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

And eyes, and ears, and mouth,

And nose.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

Jump Jump Jump, Lets all Jump

Jump, Jump, Jump, make your muscle pump

Punch Punch Punch, Lets all Punch

Punch Punch Punch, Have a hearty munch

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

And eyes, and ears, and mouth,

And nose.

Head, shoulders, knees, and toes,

Knees and toes.

Old MacDonald Had a Farm

Action: “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” is fun to get your little ones pretending to be farm animals. Make animal noises and use your hands to mimic animal movements, and watch as your kids get creative with their imagination.

Lyrics 

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a horse

E-I-E-I-O!

With a neigh here

And a neigh there

Here a neigh, there a neigh,

Everywhere a neigh!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a cow

E-I-E-I-O!

With a moo moo here

And a moo moo there

Here a moo, there a moo,

Everywhere a moo!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a pig

E-I-E-I-O!

With an oink oink here

And an oink oink there

Here an oink, there an oink,

Everywhere an oink oink!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a sheep

E-I-E-I-O!

With a baa baa here 

And a baa baa there

Here a baa, there a baa,

Everywhere a baa baa!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a chicken

E-I-E-I-O!

With a cluck cluck here

And a cluck cluck there

Here a cluck, there a cluck,

Everywhere a cluck cluck!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Old MacDonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

And on this farm, he had a duck

E-I-E-I-O!

With a quack quack here

And a quack quack there

Here a quack, there a quack,

Everywhere a quack!

Old Macdonald had a farm

E-I-E-I-O!

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Action: “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” is excellent for teaching your little ones about counting. Pretend to shear a sheep and use your fingers to count sheep, and watch as your kids learn and have fun simultaneously.

Lyrics

Baa Baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes sir, three bags full.

One for the master, one for the dame

One for the little boy who lives down the lane

Baa baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

Baa Baa, blue sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes sir, three bags full.

One for the master, one for the dame

One for the little boy who lives down the lane

Baa baa, blue sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

Baa Baa, pink sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

One for the master, one for the dame

One for the little boy who lives down the lane

Baa baa, pink sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

Baa Baa, white sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

One for the master, one for the dame

One for the little boy who lives down the lane

Baa baa, white sheep, have you any wool?

Yes, sir, yes, sir, three bags full.

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Action: “Mary Had a Little Lamb” is another classic tune that will get your little ones pretending to lead a lamb around. Use your hands to make a lamb shape and act to show it around, and watch as your kids follow along.

Lyrics

“Mary Had A Little Lamb” Lyrics:

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 the lamb at school.

And so the teacher turned it out,

Turned it out, turned it out,

And so the teacher turned it out,

But still, it lingered near.

“Why does the lamb love Mary so?”

Love Mary so? Love Mary so?

“Why does the lamb love Mary so?”

The eager children cry.

“Why, Mary loves the lamb, you know.”

the lamb, you know, the lamb, you know

“Why, Mary loves the lamb, you know.”

The teacher did reply.

Mary had a little lamb,

Little lamb, little lamb,

Mary had a little lamb,

Its fleece was white as snow.

London Bridge is Falling Down

Action: And who could forget “London Bridge is Falling”? Pretend to hold a bridge and fall when the song says “falling.” Your little ones will love playing along with this fun tune.

Lyrics

London Bridge is falling down

Falling, falling down

London Bridge is falling down

My fair lady

Humpty Dumpty

Action: “Humpty Dumpty” is a hilarious tune that’s sure to have your little ones in fits of laughter. Make an egg shape with your arms, pretend to fall off a wall, and watch your kids laugh and play along.

Lyrics

Ten Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Nine Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Eight Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Seven Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Six Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Five Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Four Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Three Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

Two Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

One Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

One Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Couldn’t put Humpty together again

No Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

No, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men

Did Not put Humpty together again

Jack and Jill

Action: “Jack and Jill” is another great one to get your little ones pretending to climb up and down a hill. Pretend to climb up and down a mountain, and watch as your kids get creative with their imagination.

Lyrics

Jack and Jill;

Went up to the hill;

To fetch a pail of water;

Jack fell;

And broke his crown;

And Jill came tumbling after.

Little Bo-Peep

Action: “Little Bo Peep” is fun to get your little ones pretending to search for lost sheep. Pretend to search for lost sheep, and watch your kids get creative with their imagination.

Lyrics

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

Ring Around the Rosie

Action: “Ring Around the Rosie” is a classic tune that will get your little ones holding hands and circling while singing. Your little ones will love playing along with this fun tune.

Lyrics 

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

Wake up in the morning

Little birds are chirping

Tweeting & Chirping

It’s really so charming

The children are smiling

This beautiful morning

Singing & playing

through the evening

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

What a lovely playground

Don’t you wanna play around?

Jump away, run away

For it’s a very beautiful day

The songs of birds are heavenly

The colorful flowers are lovely

Blooming & Blooming and Blooming

Oh! It’s the spring

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

Move your eyes and look around

Don’t worry. You are safe and sound

Push the ground and get around

You are ready to play around

Clap and dance while you play

Build some objects with the clay

Laugh & play, Laugh & play, Laugh & play

Till the end of the day

Ring around the Rosie

Pocket full of Posies

A-tishoo A-tishoo

We all fall down

This Little Piggy

Action: “This Little Piggy” is another great one to teach your little ones about counting. Use your fingers to wiggle toes and make piggy noises, and watch as your kids learn and have fun simultaneously.

Lyrics

Three hungry piggies

Rumble rumble rumble 

Their little tummies growl, growl, growl!

One tricky wolf 

Sneak sneak sneaks

He gives a hungry howl…

This little piggy went to market

To buy fruit of all kinds

This little piggy went to market

But the wolf said, “Mine, mine, mine!”

This little piggy stayed at home~

He baked a yummy apple pie

This little piggy stayed at home~ 

But the wolf said, “Mine, mine, mine!”

Wally takes the roast beef

This little piggy had~ roast beef

He had them all piled up high

This little piggy had~ roast beef

But the wolf said, “Mine, mine, mine!”

These little piggies, they had none

The wolf took off and ran away

These little piggies, they had none

So the piggies made a “plan, plan, plan!”

These hungry piggies

Spoken: Plan plan plan

To get their dinner back

The hungry wolf went

Spoken: yum yum yum

The piggies tip-toed by! 

Three tricky piggies

Spoken: Sneak, sneak sneak

Their little tummies growl…

This tricky wolf went “Wah, wah, wah,”

Hungry and alone

These little piggies went, “Wee weee!

All the way… “home, home, home!”

Hickory Dickory Dock

Action: “Hickory Dickory Dock” is fun to get your little ones pretending to climb up and down a clock. Pretend to climb up and down a clock, and watch as your kids get creative with their imagination.

Lyrics 

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck one

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck two

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck three

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck four

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck five

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Hickory dickory dock

The mouse ran up the clock

The clock struck six

The mouse ran down

Hickory dickory dock

Rock-a-bye Baby

Action: “Rock-a-bye Baby” is a soothing tune that’s perfect for bedtime. Pretend to roll a baby back and forth and watch your little ones drift off to sleep.

Lyrics

Rock 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

Baby is drowsing, cozy, and fair

Mother sits near in her rocking chair

Forward and back the cradle she swings

Though baby sleeps, he hears what she sings

Rock a bye Baby, do not you fear

Never mind, Baby, Mother is near

Wee little fingers, eyes are shut tight

Now sound asleep until morning light

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Action: ‘Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary” is a fun one to get your little ones pretending to garden. Pretend to plant and water seeds, and watch your kids get creative with their imagination.

Lyrics

Mary Mary, quite the contrary, 

How does your garden grow? 

With silver bells and cockle shells 

And pretty maids all in a row.

Three Blind Mice

Action: “Three Blind Mice” is another classic tune that will have your little ones laughing and playing along. Pretend to be blind mice and scurry around, and watch as your kids have fun and use their imagination.

Lyrics

Three Blind Mice, Three Blind Mice

See How They Run, See How They Run

They All Run After The Farmer’s Wife

Who Cut Off Their Tails With A Carving Knife

Did You Ever See Such A Sight In Your Life

As Three Blind Mice?

Three Blind Mice, Three Blind Mice

See How They Run, See How They Run

They All Run After The Farmer’s Wife

Who Cut Off Their Tails With A Carving Knife

Did You Ever See Such A Sight In Your Life

As Three Blind Mice?

Pat-a-Cake

Action: “Pat-a-Cake” is fun to get your little ones learning about baking. Use your hands to pat a cake and pretend to bake, and watch as your kids have fun and learn simultaneously.

Lyrics

Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker’s man

Bake me a cake as fast as you can

Roll it and pat it and mark it with ‘b’

And put it in the oven for baby & me

Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker’s man

Bake me a cake as fast as you can

Roll it and pat it and mark it with ‘b’

And put it in the oven for baby & me

Mix butter & cream & chocolate

Fruits & nuts will add to its taste

Mix it & roll it over and above

This cake is made with lots of love

Make a cake, make a cake, baker man

Make it in as many flavors as you can

Let me help to clean the bakers’ pan

Let us help bake the cake baker’s man

Draw some flowers, shells, and stars

Make some borders, lines, and dots

Add leaves and ribbons, and make it nice

Now I can’t wait to have a big slice

Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker’s man

Bake me a cake as fast as you can

Roll it and pat it and mark it with ‘b’

And put it in the oven for baby & me

Jack Be Nimble 

Action: “Jack Be Nimble” is a classic tune perfect for getting your little ones jumping and moving. Pretend to jump over a candlestick and watch as your kids have fun and stay active.

Lyrics

Jack be nimble

Jack be quick

Jack jump over

The candlestick.

Hey Diddle Diddle

Action: “Hey, Diddle Diddle” is fun to get your little ones pretending to watch a cow jump over the moon. Pretend to watch a cow jump over the moon, and watch your kids have fun and use their imagination.

Lyrics

Hey Diddle Diddle” Nursery Rhyme Lyrics:

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

The cow jumped over the moon 

The little dog laughed to see such a sport

And the dish ran away with the spoon

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

The cow jumped over the moon 

The little dog laughed to see such a sport

And the dish ran away with the spoon

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

The cow jumped over the moon 

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the griddle

The Bug Jumped on the cheese

The little boy laughed to see such fun

And the rat ran away with the cheese

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the griddle

The Bug Jumped on the cheese

The little boy laughed to see such fun

And the rat ran away with the cheese

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle 

The Bug Jumped on the cheese

The Farmer in the Dell

Action: “The Farmer in the Dell” is another fun one to get your little ones pretending to be farm animals. Use your hands to mimic animal movements and make animal noises, and watch as your kids have fun and use their imagination.

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 the child.

The wife takes the child.

Hi-ho, the derry-o

The wife takes the child.

The child takes the nurse.

The child takes the nurse.

Hi-ho, the derry-o

The child takes the nurse.

The nurse takes the dog.

The nurse takes the dog.

Hi-ho, the derry-o

The nurse takes the dog.

The dog takes the cat.

The dog takes the cat.

Hi-ho, the derry-o

The dog takes the cat.

The cat takes the mouse.

The cat takes the mouse.

Hi-ho, the derry-o 

The cat takes the mouse. 

The mouse takes the cheese. 

The mouse takes the cheese. 

Hi-ho, the derry-o 

The mouse takes the cheese. 

The cheese stands alone. 

The cheese stands alone. 

Hi-ho, the derry-o 

The cheese stands alone. 

The farmer in the Dell 

The farmer in the Dell 

Hi-ho, the derry-o 

The farmer in the Dell 

Okay, we know the farmers is in the Dell, but can you tell me… 

Who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

A cow is in the barn. 

A cow is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A cow is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

A pig is in the barn.

A pig is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A pig is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

A cat is in the barn.

A cat is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o

A cat is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn?

Oh, who is in the barn?

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn?

A dog is in the barn.

A dog is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A dog is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

A sheep is in the barn.

A sheep is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A sheep is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn?

Hi-ho the derry-o

Who is in the barn?

A duck is in the barn.

A duck is in the barn.

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A duck is in the barn.

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

A horse is in the barn 

A horse is in the barn 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

A horse is in the barn 

Now who is in the barn? 

Oh, who is in the barn? 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

Who is in the barn? 

An owl is in the barn 

An owl is in the barn 

Hi-ho the derry-o 

An owl is in the barn.

Pop Goes the Weasel

Action: “Pop Goes the Weasel” is a fun tune that’s sure to have your little ones jumping and laughing. Pretend to pop like a weasel and have fun with your kids as they play along.

Lyrics

All around the mulberry bush

The monkey chased the weasel

The monkey stopped to pick up his hat

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 

All around the mulberry bush

The doggie chased the weasel

The doggie stopped to wag his tail

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 

All around the mulberry bush

The kitty chased the weasel 

The kitty stopped to lick her fur 

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 

All around the mulberry bush

The froggy chased the weasel

The froggy stopped to catch a fly

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 

All around the mulberry bush

The bunny chased the weasel. 

The bunny stopped to wiggle his ears

 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 

All around the mulberry bush

The lizard chased the weasel

The lizard stopped to roll her eyes

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

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