Gesture Play Songs
Each verse in this classic kids rhyme gets harder and harder, making it super fun to sing! And while singing about the sailor’s adventures children frequently offer their own substitutions.
Although in the past this rhyme was related to the the interaction with the cobbler, today its purpose is more an educational one, the children being able to learn about the cobbler profession and work.
It is a joyful kids' nursery rhyme and participation song. Most often it is performed as an action songs or dancing songs where children must perform certain actions during the lyrics. At the social gatherings, this song encourages to dance in a group.
It is a quite tricky finger play action rhyme. All small children seem to enjoy finger play and although this rhyme was first written down in the nineteenth century, but still it may well be order.