Gesture-play songs

Please choose from our collection where we have included all popular gesture play rhymes and songs, including finger plays for kids.

Clap Hands

“Clap Hands” rhyme has many different variations but all start with the words ‘clap hands’. It’s used as a way of entertaining young children by taking hold of their hands and clapping them together while …

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Wind the Bobbin Up

“Wind the Bobbin Up” is a nursery rhyme and one of the favorites singing games and gesture-play songs for children, dating back to the late 19th century, England. Besides the fact that “Wind the Bobbin …

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This Little Piggy

“This Little Piggy” is a traditional nursery rhyme and a beloved finger-play for children. It dates back to 18th century and the full version was first published in 1760 in” The Famous Tommy Thumb’s Little …

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Patty Cake Song

“Pat a cake, Pat a cake, Baker’s man” (also known as Patty Cake) is a very popular nursery rhyme, first recorded in late 17th century England. “Pat a cake, Pat a cake, Baker’s man” is …

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Itsy Bitsy Spider

“Itsy Bitsy Spider” or “Incy Wincy Spider” is a modern nursery rhyme that is very popular among children. The origin of this song is unknown. It was first published in 1920, more as a song …

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