What I remember most about my years jumping rope was the camaraderie with a group of girls whose young lives I shared. When I was six I picked up sticks, He ate a bar of soap. I asked my mother for fifty cents Girls in wooden shoes, Crooked letter (cross legs and jump) Minnie Minnihaha went to see her Papa, Double dutch uses two ropes that are swung alternately, similar to how an egg beater works. In came the doctor Bubble gum, bubble gum, tastes so sweet, Monika Weise from Indianapolis, IN USA on August 23, 2011: Embarassingly enough, I never quite got the hang of jump rope... but still, definitely a good, fun way for kids to get exercise! . 1, 2, 3, 4, . . It's passed from one generation to the next and even adults do it. I have also included information and videos about Double Dutch, Chinese Jump Rope, and Jump Rope for Heart, all ways that an old game has taken on new forms. Why don't you pick on someone your size? If I was good-y Going over the sea. Teddy bear, teddy bear, touch the ground. Cookies, candy in the dish; How many jumps before I stop? Wiggle-waggle Teddy bear, teddy bear, Here is our story. I know we did jump rope but I don't recall a single jump rope rhyme! ~Erin Pollard. How many letters did she find on the floor? . Went upstairs to powder her face. . Policeman, policeman, do your duty, She went around the corner Here are a number of ideas you can use "as is" or adapt to make your continents lessons more fun! Zoop, zoop, zoop. Robin Hood, Robin Hood dressed so good, I can do a polka, I can do a split, All in together, Sheilamarie (author) from British Columbia on January 26, 2013: @Genjud: The more the merrier in this game at least! Jump the fence, fence, fence. She can jump, she can twist, May we inquire? I like coffee, Encourage your child to brush their teeth with fun toothbrushes and songs. I'm in my 60s and grew up jumping rope in my backyard and on the sidewalk with my sisters and friends. . And don't forget the lady with the alligator purse! ~Erin Pollard & Caitlin Pollard, 2nd Grade. . Stand at attention like a soldier, I have also added Double Dutch videos and information about Jump for Heart, a fitness program popular in many communities. Six he loves, Seven she loves, Yes, No, Maybe so, Yes, No, Maybe so. . Harris, AACS Art Teacher & Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher. When everyone is in, you can: You can also play this with the first child jumping out after she calls a new child in, so that the game can go on and on as long as you want, but there's always the chance that some kids could be left out altogether if people keep calling in the same kids to jump. January, February, March, April . A Billy goat chased me around the barn. "Going over, going under, . How many doctors did it take 3, 4, (2nd jumper jumps just 2x & then hops out etc.) Birdie, birdie in the sky, She would say Jump a Rope. Dolly Dimple smiles like this, I jumped aboard a sailormanÕs ship, . Sheilamarie (author) from British Columbia on January 03, 2013: @Jogalog: If you happen to recall some of them, we'd love it if you shared them here. Who shall I be married to? And one has a hole, Three I love I say; :). Cinderella is a counting rhyme. Good for her! Kids' lives today are becoming more and more sedentary. 52 songs. Hunch back Lady, lady, turn around. It is fun and I am thinking about adding it to my exercise routine. January, February . Strawberry shortcake, cream on top. Then in the 1970s two NYPD officers, Ulysses Williams and David Walker, created official rules for competition. You gotta write your name on...(there's some words here i don't know anymore)... Then they spell their 1st name all the way through with each jump or until they trip..... if they get past their name they continue: "1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade....". There were 1, 2, 3 . (person jumps out). Five Little Monkeys. . If I did I have heard versions in which the doctor, nurse, and alligator purse parts were added to the turtle version. And bumped his head Doctor, Lawyer, banker, thief, Mississippi lives by the shore, The other is a real summer game -- lots of fun for jumping in hot weather! We learned a lot during these playtimes about getting along with others and about challenging ourselves. A rubber dolly. We come from Alabama, Please give some to me, me, me. Teddy bear, teddy bear, Skipping rope never goes out of fashion. So, I've begun teaching them to jump rope, singing some of the songs we sang when we were kids. It was also a game which included the maximum number of kids possible. . Begun in the inner cities of the U.S., Double Dutch has spread to such faraway locales as England, Argentina, and Japan. Where we sell bicycles. A type of bullying, perhaps? Rosevelt in the garbage can, We jumped rope a lot, but never sang or chanted. My mommy told me, Danced in the garden under the moon, Eight both love; Lady, lady, now skidoo! Butterfly, Butterfly, get out before you miss, miss, miss. Landon in the White House I like coffee, I like tea; . The American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart Event. Der Klassiker vom Pausenhof kommt in die Turnhalle und nennt sich dann "Chinese Jump Rope". She had a fellow when she was young. When I was a little girl, jump rope songs were very popular. Whirling, turning, jumping to the beat, . How many peas can I get on my knife? Beat sweet rhythms with a wooden spoon, Jumping rope is a great cardiac workout. Don't forget the red hot label. Hey la la, Red, hot, chili pepper (rope turners turn faster & faster until jumper misses a jump). Johnny, Johnny says he loves her. i need clapping chants and jump rope rhymes and i don't see any thing that i can put on this paper. . . . . On __________ submarine. document.getElementById("copyright_year").innerHTML = new Date().getFullYear(); When you think of a jump rope, you most likely think of rhymes on the playground, or maybe a work ~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher. Jumping Rope Becomes a Competitive Sport! And she gave him a kiss. Got as many kisses as he could. Windy, windy weather, Thanks for the info again. When I was a kid in elementary school, we did have phys ed. Four I love with all my heart, ), A my name is Alice All dressed up in whipped-cream hats. Brushing your teeth becomes a healthy habit when learned from the start. Had a wife and couldnÕt keep her. To provide a bigger challenge, have kids count by twos, … All along the line, My auntie told her, So I bought a flower. Down by the riverside the green grass grows, It was always more fun with several friends. Melting down to their ice cream feet. The same pattern is repeated as each child takes a turn until all the letters of the alphabet have been used. Watch these jumpers from across the world and then read the requirements for competition below for some helpful tips. . At the start of this jump rope chant, all the children not turning the rope are inside ready to jump. . To buy a pickle, Each child calls out the name of another child until all kids are jumping together. This chant is sung to the tune of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.”. January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December! A flea jumped on an elephant's toes, I Like Coffee. Teddy bear, teddy bear, say good night. Reading Fluency ~ Two words when spoken by your child's teacher can put such fear into a parent's heart. Running in between the rows, Drank a gallon of water, ate a bar of soap. She sang so high, she sang so sweet, . One can read, Jelly in the dish, . To buy some meat; Wow! (The words in parentheses describe actions and are not spoken. Here are the things And ninety-two. Minnie had a new born baby. Mabel, Mabel, set the table. Why'd ya do that in my eye? I'm not sure as children we really thought through the meanings behind some of the words, to tell the truth. ~Ellen Mason, AACS Music Teacher & Caitlin Pollard, AACS Student. Read latest breaking news, updates, and headlines. I'm thrilled to have fun some more songs and chants. Numbers, shapes, and other mathematical concepts pop up in many of our daily activities. Who will be the highest stepper? Bluebells, cockle shells, Divide the class into two groups, with the …. Tea cakes, pancakes, everything you see, Inquire within. Red Hot Peppers! When I was three I banged my knee, He gave me a kiss and I was disappointed. Fast asleep. Make homeschooling more fun with this interactive activity for learning about the solar system. Postman, Postman, Ipsey Pipsey, tell me true, Dolly Dimple talks like this, . When I asked 25 children about Chinese jump rope, none had ever heard of it. See more ideas about chinese jump rope, jump rope, pe ideas. One, two, three . and leave again when the words "out went the ..." are sung. One, two, three, four . We didn't even have gym as part of our school day -- hard to believe in a place where today sports are such an important part of the culture. Just as fast as you are able. Backpacks are an essential part of a child's school day. Salute to the Captain, A-one, a-two, a-three . But it keeps them on my knife. . We used to skip in the playground at school. If bubble gum is free, free, free, I like tea. With the alligator purse Chimacum Cheetahs, show your spots, Share these opportunities with your children as a foundation for later learning. Charlie Chaplin went to France, These are some of the very basic moves of rubber band skipping/Chinese jump rope. Kids seem to find this one super fun—especially the kicking part. I jumped aboard a sailorman's ship, in) Spanish dancer, chooses YOU! Spanish lady, twenty-three skidoo, skidoo, skidoo! With celery I am cured. The Eiffel Tower is 300 meters tall As I have mentioned elsewhere on this hub, jump rope rhymes are, for the most part, rhymes that kids have made up and passed on by rote from big kid to little kid over time. And necessary. And don't forget the A new video by Michigan songwriter-turned- producer Larry Prentiss teaches, very clearly, how to play 11 of them: Skinny Americans, Diamonds, Sailboats, Colors, Snap Back . One, two, three . When I was eight I learned to skate, And didn't come back till the Fourth of July. Those memories are precious. @JuneNash: fudge mudge actually goes fudge mudge call a judge mamas gonna have a baby wrap it up in tissue paper send it down the elevator 1st floor stop 2nd floor turn around 3rd floor touch the ground 4th get out of town 5th floor get back in town 6 th floor red hot chilli peppers 1 2 3 ....) after u learn the song you just follow the directions and on red hot chilli peppers u go faster but you have to have people to spin the ropes at my school it's a lot harder cause we play double dutch with the 2 ropes, Fudge fudge call the judge mama brought home a newborn baby wrap it up I tissue paper send it down the elevator (boy girl twin triplets) repeat till they stop. I did, and we had a chant about "cinderella dressed in yella." But it wasn't until 7th grade when the state started allowing girls to wear long pants to school. Spanish dancer, get out of town. He'll marry me, . Giant Chinese Jump Rope with 16 ft. Dia. Lyrics Hello there (echo) How are you (echo) It’s so good (echo) To see you (echo) We’ll sing and (echo) Be happy (echo) ALL TOGETHER: That we’re all here together again! Out went the doctor, out went the nurse. The beat of the ropes' movement is important. The words that were being chanted at the moment she tripped would be an omen as to whom she would marry.). Now that we're grown-ups, we can jump rope to keep our girlish figures or even just because it's still fun. Lisa Auch from Scotland on January 05, 2013: We spent our playtimes in the school yard jumping rope! Out goes the doctor, out goes the nurse, How many times did Mabel sneeze? Salute to the king and bow to the queen, Sheilamarie (author) from British Columbia on October 01, 2012: Yes, I am 57 yrs old and we jumped rope on the streets in Jamaica , NY. One orca, two pods, three calves, more! . Miss Lucy called the lady with the alligator purse. When I was seven I went to heaven, If all you are looking for are the rhymes, keep scrolling down the page, as I've kept adding more rhymes and chants right to the bottom. Thanks, Genjud, for your. And the popularity of Double Dutch has spread internationally. I used to jump rope when I was a kid. By the 80's, double dutch became closely aligned with hip hop culture. One o'clock, two o'clock.. Ice Cream Soda. From the top to bottom. 1, 2, 3 . Bubble gum, bubble gum, chew and blow, Having the whole group of kids jumping together can be an added thrill. . . . And she named him Tiny Tim. . My granddaughter came over and showed me how she can jump rope. Waiting to be collected. First she did the merry-go-round Hello There … Right away. If all you are looking for are the rhymes, keep scrolling down the page, as I've kept adding more rhymes and chants right to the bottom. (person jumps in). Bow to the Queen, I have also included information and videos about Double Dutch, Chinese Jump Rope, and Jump Rope for Heart, all ways that an old game has taken on new forms. Great fun. This was an important point in a baby boomer classroom where we could have 50 kids in a classroom all tolled. There is no "right way" to sing these songs. With silver buttons, buttons, buttons Instead, I caught my Erica and her best friend tying a piece of yarn together and using it as a Chinese jump rope. Its popularity grew among inner city kids during the 1940s and 50s, took on a "fitness" flavor in the 1970s, and today is becoming popular as a competitive sport. . Tell your father to do the same; (to twelve o'clock). . (The child jumping performs all the actions mentioned. They are functional yet designed to balance a load of supplies across the back providing comfort while preventing back injuries. . I'm going to add hopscotch and a couple of other street games as a little after-class "fun" activity to help them with their rhythm and coordination. The flower was dead, she gave me a tack. . Where did you get the cold, sir? M (cross arms over chest) National Post offers information on latest national and international events & more. Spice up your spooky fiction booktalks with audience participation. Ladybug, Ladybug read the news. Would you buy a cookbook where you couldn't eat 99% of the recipes. Schneewittchen Snow White. 1, 2, 3 . I grew up without pavement... so although I'm familiar with some of the songs and the rhythms of jump rope tunes, I never got to put it in practice. Wrestling may be much older, however. Five I cast away. I'm a little Dutch girl Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on November 14, 2010: Oh yes, I did grow up jumping rope and loved it. Then your parents To teach the ladies how to dance. I know a boy and he is doubled-jointed, I like sitting on Bobby's knee. Her house will be Crooked letter (cross legs and jump) Blackbirds, blackbirds, To see the elephant, elephant, elephant, In fourteen hundred There was a rhyme we did about going to school at a quarter past 9, then we recited the alphabet, every child jumping one letter then out the other side, run around in a figure 8, then jump back in. When _________ moves out, let ___________ in. How many did you count, sir? All in together, girls. …, I tested the theory that 10 minutes of jump roping is equal to 30 minutes of running when it comes t . Teddy bear, teddy bear, dressed in blue, It is a thin piece of elastic rope that is loops around two pairs of legs. . Jump rope during recess or after school was the main physical outlet for our childish energies. Brightly preened and looking fine! . My first name is Mary. Spanish dancer, clicks a shoe, . Many include sound clips and sheet music. A, B, C. . One I love, Two I love, How many kisses did she give? ÒWe just sit to see the day, He ate up all the soap. . . Find a rope. . Sheilamarie (author) from British Columbia on May 28, 2013: @anonymous: That's what's great about jump rope songs. Only problem is, I can’t find one! It chased me up a sycamore tree, In my brother's bathing suit? You get to jump with all of your friends as long as you all can until somebody trips and is out. I! When you jump rope, you help fight Heart Disease, Obesity, Type II Diabetes, and Osteoporosis. But the ancient Greeks began the true competitive sport of wrestling that … I cannot remember any of the old songs. Three, six, nine, the goose drank wine, To teach the ladies how to dance. Some of these rhymes are really great and some -- well? I know something, The elephant cried with tears in his eyes, I had a little puppy. Lady, lady, turn around. ~Mrs. Wikipedia describes the origins of skipping rope (the British term) or jumping rope (the American term) as unclear, but evidence points to its originating from activities done in Egypt and by the aborigines of Australia, as well as to practices in China. . He had a girl and he changed her name. But I won't tell. I liked jump rope when I was a kid, your rhymes brought back great memories, thanx. She would buy me, Yes I did and just loved it.Your lens took me back intime to when I was a school girl.Hmm!those wonderful days. Teddy bear, teddy bear, go upstairs. Spanish lady, point your shoe, shoe, shoe! I Know Something. I suppose kids who are using the song adjust the rhyme according to what makes sense to them and then pass on that version to the younger kids. Klingt komisch, ist aber der Renner in unseren Klassen! Apples and Pears. Sitting on a wire. Out went the lady with an alligator purse. Use the discussion feature at the bottom of this page and we'll add it!). 1, 2, 3 . If you didn't get in on time you became an "ender". Wrestling was one of the first competitive sports that the ancient Greeks added to the Olympics in 708 B.C. lyttlehalfpint from Canada on January 25, 2012: I use to double dutch a lot as a kid, we would switch out without stopping, find creative ways to hop in, it was like a competition we loved it it was also great exercise!. Down in the valley Christopher Columbus Have a rhyme that's not on this list? January, February . Banana Split. Now, my girls do. The fire too hot, she jumped in the pot. . …, The Great List of Jump Rope Rhymes & Skipping Songs, FREE Shipping on USA (contiguous) orders over $35, Cornucopia Jump Rope - Thanksgiving Special, Christmas Tree Jump Rope - Christmas Special, Is Jump Rope a Sport? 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