Use this as a warmup activity ...
Bluebells, cockleshells, eevy ivy OVER
Bluebells, cockle shells, eevy ivy OVER
Standing on the corner chewing bubble gum.
One two three four five six seven
I love coffee I love tea.
Johnny gave me apples,
COUNTINGHow many times can you jump without missing?
Chickety, chickety, chop.
Candy candy in the dish.
My mother made a chocolate cake.
My little sister dressed in pink
Here comes teacher with a great big stick.
Here comes teacher yelling.
Mother, Mother I am sick.
Down in the valley where the green grass
Down by the river, down by the sea.
Apartment for rent - - inquire within.
PEPPERon the word pepper, turn the rope fast,
to make the jumper miss
Mabel, Mabel, set the table.
Mother sent me to the store.
NOW'S THE TIME TO MISS
Jump rope, jump rope, will I miss?
I know a woman and her name is Miss.
My ma and your ma were hanging out the clothes.
What shall I name my little pup?
ABCs and vegetable goop
Blueberry, strawberry, apple tart.
Fortune teller please tell me
some jump-rope books:
ANNA BANANA - 101 jump-rope rhymes
compiled by Joanna Cole
Jump Rope Rhymes published by Klutz books
Jump in: The Official Double Dutch Rhyme and Jump Rope Steps by Barbara Hall (Illustrator)
The Jump Rope Book by Elizabeth Loredo
more jump rope books
The rhymes were collected from
(phys. ed. manuals, books with rhymes, etc.)
Graphics : sporty smileys | three children skipping
main index - http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/
web page by J.Giannetta (August/03)