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Ten Little Indians Poem

Ten Little Indians Poem is a counting rhyme for children. This song was published in the year 1868. The music of this song has been taken from an Irish folk song. The word ‘Indian’ refers to the Native Americans. The writer of thing song is still obscure. Many versions of this songs are made since then.

This nursery rhyme is always liked and heard by almost every kid; past, present and the generations to come may also like to hear this rhyme. This rhyme is the counting from one to ten in ascending and descending order. Hope your little toddler enjoys and learns their first set of counting numbers from one to ten. Here you go! Also, read Miss Mary Mack.

Ten Little Indians Poem

ten little indians poem

ten little indians poem

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One little, two little, three little Indians

Four little, five little, six little Indians

Seven little, eight little, nine little Indians

Ten little Indian boys.

Ten little, nine little, eight little Indians

Seven little, six little, five little Indians

Four little, three little, two little Indians

One little Indian boy.

One little, two little, three little Indians

Four little, five little, six little Indians

Seven little, eight little, nine little Indians

Ten little Indian boys.

Ten little, nine little, eight little Indians

Seven little, six little, five little Indians

Four little, three little, two little Indians

One little Indian boy.

Summary:

This is a counting rhyme which helps the little ones to understand the concept of counting in an easier way. It begins with one little Indian boy and ends up with ten little Indian boys. Likewise, in the next verse, it begins with ten little Indian boys and ends up with one little Indian boy.

In the first verse, the number of the boys are increasing from one to ten, that is, ascending order. Similarly, in the second verse, the number of the boys are decreasing from ten to one, that is, descending order. You may also like to read, I’m A Little Teapot.

A little something for the parents:

Poems should be an integral part of your child’s growing process as they make their lives more colorful and vibrant by adding a variety of rich experience. So, every child should be encouraged to read more and more poems.

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