Hickory, Dickory Dock

Your baby will enjoy watching you and tickling him or her.

Hickory, dickory dock;
The mouse ran up the clock;
The clock stuck one,
the mouse ran down;
Hickory dickory dock.

Put your elbows and hands together and swing them from the left to the right - in front of you. When the clock strikes one, clap once and keep on swinging and singing. (you can also use one hand as a "mouse" and climb up your baby's arm with it and "run" down again)

Hickory, dickory dock,
The mouse ran up the clock,
The clock struck two
the mouse said "Boo"
Hickory, dickory dock.

When the clock strikes two, clap twice, hide your face behnd your hands and peek out with "Boo"

Hickory dickory dock;
the mouse ran up the clock;
The clock struck three,
The mouse said "Whee"
Hickory dickory dock.

"Run" up again and slide down the other arm when you sing "Wheee" - or clap three times.

Hickory dickory dock;
The mouse ran up the clock;
The clock struck four,
The mouse said "no more!"
Hickory, dickory dock

Clap four times and then spread your hands showing your baby "no more".

 

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