All Around the Mulberry Bush

A classic nursery rhyme wording to All Around the Mulberry Bush: All around the mulberry bush
The monkey chased the weasel.
The monkey thought ’twas all in fun.
Pop! goes the weasel.

A penny for a spool of thread,
A penny for a needle.
That’s the way the money goes.
Pop! goes the weasel.

Up and down the City Road,
In and out of the Eagle,
That’s the way the money goes.
Pop! goes the weasel.

Half a pound of tuppenney rice,
Half a pound of treacle,
Mix it up and make it nice,
Pop! goes the weasel.

Thoughts on the All Around the Mulberry Bush Nursery Rhyme

All Around the Mulberry Bush (Pop Goes the Weasel) is one of the most nursery rhyme of all-time with many variations. Pop Goes The Weasel may be dated as far back as the 1700’s but was referenced November, 1855 in England in the Thirtieth Annual Report Of The National Society For Promoting The Education Of The Poor. Planning a baby shower around a favorite nursery rhyme is a great way to spend any afternoon amongst friends and family members. Baby shower can be interesting and exciting filled with unique, food selections, party supplies, decorations, and party games.

Pop Goes The Weasel Party Game
While baby shower party games range from diaper bowling to diaper changing create a fun party game that has to do with the baby shower theme. A penny for a spool of thread, A penny for a needle is a line from the fame nursery rhyme but also makes an easy to play baby shower party game. Give each player different lengths of string before playing. The object of the game is to thread the different lengths of string as fast as possible through needles. Players must place the strings through the needles and ties a knot. The first player to do so, wins. In the same game, ask players to tie pieces of string around a penny as possible in addition to the threading the needles. This makes for a much more challenging baby shower party game.

We have over 100 nursery rhymes to create a perfect baby shower. From the classics we all remember to the simple ones we forgot. Create your own Nursery Rhyme trivia games that both kids and adults will enjoy! Try using the Printable Nursery Rhyme games for your baby shower.
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