One, two, three, four, five,
Once I caught a fish alive.
Six, seven, eight, nine, ten
Then I let it go again.
Why did you let it go?
Because it bit my finger so.
Which finger did it bite?
This little finger on the right.
Hints and Tips:
- There are hand motions that allow children to participate during the song.
Line #1: Count with your fingers
Line #2: Place palms together to make a swimming fish
Line #3: Count with your fingers
Line #4: Throw hands in the air
Line #5: Shrug shoulders
Line #6: One hand bite pinkie finger on right hand
Line #7: Shrug shoulders
Line #8: Wiggle pinkie finger on right hand
- Poster of this nursery rhyme can be found in the Printables section on this site. See: Rhymes Posters