Poems & Rhymes

Pease Porridge Hot

Pease Porridge Hot
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MotherGoose Submitted by: MotherGoose

Classic rhyme about a porridge made from peas with gestures for children to practice hand coordination.

Time
2 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
2 - 2 tots
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Poems & Rhymes

Pease porridge hot
Pease porridge cold
Pease porridge in the pot
Nine days old.
Some like it hot
Some like it cold
Some like it in the pot
Nine days old.

Translation

Erbspüree heiß,
Erbspüree kalt,
Erbspüree in dem Topf
Neun Tage alt
Manche mögen es heiß
Manche mögen es kalt
Manche mögen es in den Topf
Neun Tage alt

Gestures
Clapping game with one partner. Sit cross-legged across from partner.
"Pease" - Both hands clap thighs
"Porridge" - Both hands clap together
"Hot" - Both hands clap both hands of partner
"Pease" - Both hands clap thighs
"Porridge" - Both hands clap together
"Cold" - Both hands clap both hands of partner
"Pease" - Both hands clap thighs
"Porridge" - Both hands clap together
"in the" - Only right hand crosses to clap partner's right hand
"Pot" - Both hands clap together
"Nine" - Only left hand crosses to clap partner's left hand
"Days" - Both hands clap together
"Old" - Both hands clap both hands of partner

Original Source

Mother Goose

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