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Skip Rope Games

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Skip Rope Games

When you were jumping rope in the schoolyard or playground as a child, you probably didn’t know that rope games have roots in ancient rituals and have thrived in variation throughout the world. Here are thirty-three American games ranging from counting songs to rhyming songs to miming songs, complete with diagrams, instructions and lyrics.

Track Listing

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Here Comes Teacher n/a 0:31
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Blue Bells, Cockle Shells n/a 0:58
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Mabel, Mabel n/a 0:20
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Rock-A-Bye Baby n/a 0:19
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My Mother and Your Mother n/a 0:28
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Over in the Meadow n/a 0:36
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Fisherman n/a 0:17
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Cinderella n/a 0:24
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Grades n/a 0:25
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Sally Ate a Pickle n/a 0:19
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Mother Sent Me to the Store n/a 0:28
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Apples, Peaches, Creamery Butter n/a 0:33
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Bubble Gum n/a 0:16
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All Good Children Go to Heaven n/a 0:26
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Peel That Orange n/a 0:25
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Bow-Legged Dutchman n/a 0:30
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Twenty-Four Robbers n/a 1:00
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Imitation n/a 0:18
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Benjamin Franklin n/a 0:21
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Fudge n/a 0:29
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Gypsy, Gypsy n/a 0:54
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Mother, Mother, I Am Ill n/a 0:30
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Arithmetic Lesson n/a 0:51
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Donald Duck n/a 0:27
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Skip to My Lou n/a 1:02
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The Clock n/a 0:22
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Teddy Bear n/a 0:30
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Ring the Dishrag n/a 0:15
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Sally Over the Water n/a 0:35
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Irish n/a 0:12
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Eggbeater n/a 0:18
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Grace, Grace n/a 0:29
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