SCHOOLYARD RHYMES : KIDS'
OWN RHYMES FOR ROPE SKIPPING, HAND CLAPPING, BALL BOUNCING, AND JUST PLAIN
New York : Knopf, 2005.
IL K-3, RL 1.7
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Mary Mack, Mack, Mack, all dressed in black, black, black, with silver
buttons, buttons, buttons, all down her back, back, back..." Does
that sound familiar? Many of you have probably skipped rope to this
song. Or bounced a ball to the rhythm. But did you know that
your mother probably sang this song when she was a little girl? Not
only that, your grandmother may have also. Some of these school yard
rhymes have been around for ages. And some are fairly new.
See if there are some you know. And learn some new ones for the play
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