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Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed

This midi for "Shortnin' Bread" may work for this song.

(Also see the version with hand motions!)

10 Little monkeys jumping on a bed,
one jumped up and bumped his head,
Mom called the Doctor and the doctor said
........"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

9 Little monkeys jumping on a bed,
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
......."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

8 Little monkeys jumping on a bed.
One jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
......"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

7 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

6 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

5 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

4 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

3 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

2 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."

1 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
....."no more monkeys jumping on a bed."


Alternative Version with hand movements...

This is another way to practice numbers. Kids love the extra hand movements, and it does teach children as young as two about subtraction.

5 Little monkeys jumping on a bed (Hold up five fingers, bouncing.)
one jumped up and bumped his head. (Hold one finger up and tap on head.)
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said (Hold fist to ear with thumb and pinky out like a phone.)
"no more monkeys jumping on a bed." (Shake pointer finger.)
"Five minus One equals Four"(Hold up five fingers and use one beat for each word, taking away one finger leaving four.)

4 Little monkeys jumping on a bed (Same hand actions as above for all the rest, but use the correct number of fingers.)
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."
"four minus one equals three"

3 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."
"three minus one equals two"

2 Little monkeys jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."
"Two minus One equals One"

1 Little monkey jumping on a bed
one jumped up and bumped his head.
Mom called the Doctor and the Doctor said
"no more monkeys jumping on a bed."
"One minus One Is None!"
(Make a "O" with your hand.)