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Ten Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed (lyrics only)

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.)

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For parents
A concussion may occur when the head hits an object, or a moving object strikes the head. There are about 2 to 4 million concussion injuries from sports and recreation in the United States every year, according to the American Academy of Neurology. Prevent concussions and other head injuries in children through use of sports helmets, child safety seats, and other basic safety measures.
For kids
A concussion can occur even if you are not knocked out or unconscious. Take a short quiz to test what you know about concussions. Find out how to treat and prevent them through Heads Up from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For teachers
Shortly after head injury, the protective lining on the brain's surface starts to break down. As shown in this ground-breaking video from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, researchers watched in mice as microglia (immune cells that act as first responders in the brain) quickly sprang into action to help secure this barrier.

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