Hand clapping games

It is fabulous to see, even in this time of internet, Disney+, netflix, etc that hand clapping games can still provide so much joy and entertainment. Miss Mary Mack is over 130 years old, and still is a hoot! My kids and I had a really fun morning learning some new hand-clapping songs, as well as me teaching them my favorites from my own childhood. Here are some for you to learn:


Sarasponda

Sarasponda sarasponda sarasponda ret set set

Sarasponda sarasponda sarasponda ret set set

Adoray-O, Adoray-boom-day-O

Adoray boom day ret set set

Ah-say pah-say O


Engine Number 1

Engine Number 1 says "Stop!"

Engine Number 2 says "Stop!"

Engine Number 3 says "Keep on going till your palms get sweaty and hot!"


Miss Mary Mack

Miss Mary Mack, Mack, Mack

All dressed in black, black, black

with silver buttons, buttons, buttons

all down her back, back, back


She asked her mother, mother, mother

for 15 cents, cents, cents

to see the elephants, elephants, elephants

jump the fence, fence, fence


They jumped so high, high, high

they touched the sky, sky, sky

and they never came back, back, back

till the forth of July, -ly, ly


Big Mac

Big Mac, fillet of fish, quarter pounder, french fries

Icy coke, thick shake, sunday and apple pie