Ten In The Bed Lyrics and Actions

Ten In The Bed Lyrics and Actions

♫ Here we go!
There were ten in the bed [Hold up 10 fingers.]
and the little one said, [Hold your hands close together, indicating ‘small.’]
“Roll over, roll over” [Roll hands around each other, or each student turns to the right and says, “Roll over! Roll over!”]
So they all rolled over and one fell out. [Everyone rolls to the right and the student in the first chair ‘falls out’ of the bed.]
Nine! [Hold up 10 fingers and then take one away, leaving 9.]
There were nine in the bed [Hold up 9 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Eight! [Hold up 9 fingers and then take one away, leaving 8.]
There were eight in the bed [Hold up 8 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Seven! [Hold up 8 fingers and then take one away, leaving 7.]
There were seven in the bed [Hold up 7 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Six! [Hold up 7 fingers and then take one away, leaving 6.]
There were six in the bed [Hold up 6 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Five! [Hold up 6 fingers and then take one away, leaving 5.]
There were five in the bed [Hold up 5 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Four! [Hold up 5 fingers and then take one away, leaving 4.]
There were four in the bed [Hold up 4 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Three! [Hold up 4 fingers and then take one away, leaving 3.]
There were three in the bed [Hold up 3 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they all rolled over and one fell out.
Two! [Hold up 3 fingers and then take one away, leaving 2.]
There were two in the bed [Hold up 2 fingers.]
and the little one said,
“Roll over, roll over”
So they both rolled over and one fell out.
One! [Hold up 2 fingers and then take one away, leaving 1.]
There was one in the bed [Hold up 1 finger.]
and the little one said,
“I’m lonely…[sigh]” [The one remaining student lays down on the chair, then everyone shouts “WAKE UP!” and the student falls out of bed.] ♫

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice counting down from 10 to 1 with the classic, “Ten In The Bed.” How many bears are left each time? And who is that in the window? It looks like some friends have come for a visit!

 


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