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Skip Rope Games

Various Artists
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

101
Here Comes Teacher n/a 0:31
102
Blue Bells, Cockle Shells n/a 0:58
103
Mabel, Mabel n/a 0:20
104
Rock-A-Bye Baby n/a 0:19
105
My Mother and Your Mother n/a 0:28
106
Over in the Meadow n/a 0:36
107
Fisherman n/a 0:17
108
Cinderella n/a 0:24
109
Grades n/a 0:25
110
Sally Ate a Pickle n/a 0:19
111
Mother Sent Me to the Store n/a 0:28
112
Apples, Peaches, Creamery Butter n/a 0:33
113
Bubble Gum n/a 0:16
114
All Good Children Go to Heaven n/a 0:26
115
Peel That Orange n/a 0:25
116
Bow-Legged Dutchman n/a 0:30
201
Twenty-Four Robbers n/a 1:00
202
Imitation n/a 0:18
203
Benjamin Franklin n/a 0:21
204
Fudge n/a 0:29
205
Gypsy, Gypsy n/a 0:54
206
Mother, Mother, I Am Ill n/a 0:30
207
Arithmetic Lesson n/a 0:51
208
Donald Duck n/a 0:27
209
Skip to My Lou n/a 1:02
210
The Clock n/a 0:22
211
Teddy Bear n/a 0:30
212
Ring the Dishrag n/a 0:15
213
Sally Over the Water n/a 0:35
214
Irish n/a 0:12
215
Eggbeater n/a 0:18
216
Grace, Grace n/a 0:29

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