Sing songs that play with rhyme

This Old Man

This old man, he played one. He played knick-knack on his thumb.

Refrain

With a knick-knack, paddy-wack, give your dog a bone.

This old man came rolling home.

2nd verse: This old man, he played two. He played knick-knack on his shoe.

3rd verse: This old man, he played three. He played knick-knack on his knee.

4th verse: This old man, he played four. He played knick-knack on his door.

5th verse: This old man, he played five. He played knick-knack on his hive.

6th verse: This old man, he played six. He played knick-knack on his sticks.

7th verse: This old man, he played seven. He played knick-knack up to heaven.

8th verse: This old man, he played eight. He played knick-knack on his gate.

9th verse: This old man, he played nine. He played knick-knack on his spine.

10th verse: This old man, he played ten. He played knick-knack once again.

Read rhyming poetry and rhyming stories

The Spider

I’m told that the spider

Has coiled up inside her

Enough silky material

To spin an aerial

One-way track

to the moon and back;

Whilst I

Cannot even catch a fly.



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