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Thread #56361   Message #881659
Posted By: Neighmond
03-Feb-03 - 03:36 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Skipping Rhymes & Playground Games
Subject: RE: Folklore: Skipping Rhymes & Playground Games
Me again! I am watching a friend's three kids today, and I heard them in the basement (playroom) skipping rope. They were doing a version of IV that went like so:

Cinderella, dressed in yellow
Went upstairs to kiss a fellow
Made a mistake and kissed a snake
How many doctors did it take?

(Jumper counts off until they miss a lick.)

Here is one that is new on me:

Texico, Texico, all the way to Mexico
Do the splits, splits
Chinese Kicks, kicks
Turn around, round
Touch the Ground, ground!

This one is chanted while jumping.

Thanks to Theresa and Amanda,