Now that we are parents, we want to remember all of the nursery rhymes and songs that our parents would sing to us. However, sometimes we forget the lyrics to these songs and rhymes! One of the most famous lyrical songs, Itsy bitsy spider has words that some of us forgot. Here are the lyrics to itsy bitsy spider song and some actions that you can do along with the music!
Itsy Bitsy Spider Song Lyrics
Firstly, the itsy bitsy spider song lyrics are easy to remember. Once you read this piece, it will all come back to you quickly! Here are the itsy bitsy spider song lyrics:
The itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout.
Down came the rain
and washed the spider out!
Up came the sun
and dried up all the rain
and the itsy bitsy spider
went up the spout again!
What is really interesting with these lyrics is depending on where you are from, will determine how you pronounce “again.” For some regions, again is pronounced “agayne” so that it rhymes with rain. Traditionally, again is pronounced “ahganeh”, so “rain” and “again” do not necessarily rhyme.
Movements To The Itsy Bitsy Spider Song
The best nursery rhymes and songs for babies and young children have movement. This helps them with their fine motor skills, recollection skills, singing skills and helps them tell a story. By dancing and moving to the song, your child will become aware of how they play a part in telling an interesting story. Here are some great tips on movements you can do along with the song The Itsy Bitsy Spider.
The Itsy Bitsy Spider History
In other countries, it is pronounced the “Incy Wincy Spider.” The spider song that we know it as began in 1948 but in 1910 it was said that the “Itsy Bitsy” spider was actually the “blooming bloody” spider. As time continues on, language changes and evolves and the blooming bloody was replaced by the “itsy bitsy.” Alternatively, you could sing it the original way, though your older children may be confused.
Sharing the song and movement of one of children’s most beloved nursery rhymes, the Itsy Bitsy Spider can be passed on from generation to generation. Similarly, using the movement and dance component will create more bonds with your child and help them with their fine motor skills.
More Nursery Rhymes
Here are some other great nursery rhymes with the real lyrics, dance movement and song history.