Write a Counting Rhyme
A counting rhyme is any rhyme which includes some kind of counting. Some rhymes count up to ten, others count backwards from 10 down to one.
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A bath full of glue
Ten Naughty Dragons
Ten naughty dragons blowing smoke-rings in a line,
One set himself on fire and then there were nine.
Nine naughty dragons
Animal Counting Rhyme
One for the goat in a winter coat.
Two for the ants in
Ten young children
Ten young children playing in the park,
The first one said, ‘Pretend I’m a shark.’
The second one said, ‘I’m a dinosaur.
The third one said
From Oxford Junior Rhyming Dictionary
Listen to John's Poems
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Sean's Short Shorts.
Ten Dancing Dinosaurs
4 o'clock Friday
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