Oranges and Lemons – Nursery RhymesOranges and Lemons is a very well-known song. It can be played as a children's game similar to London Bridge. You owe me five farthings, Say the bells of St. When will you pay me? Say the bells of Old Bailey.
Oranges And Lemons - Nursery English Rhyme
Oranges and Lemons
Although the exact origins of Oranges and Lemons is still uncertain, back in time, in the 17th century a similar singing game existed also named as Oranges and Lemon. The church names mentioned in the nursery rhyme are also a subject of many discussions as their name varies throughout version. Most commonly the name of the churches in this rhyme are related to some churches around London although similar songs can be found in different regions in England, naming various churches. At the beginning 2 kids, face to face are joining their hands, forming an arch. One of them will represent The Oranges and one of them The Lemons. This must be agreed from the beginning. The rest of them one by one, will form a line, by catching the dress of the kid that stays in front of them.
Oranges and lemons, Say the bells of St. You owe me five farthings , Say the bells of St. When will you pay me? Say the bells at Old Bailey. When I grow rich, Say the bells at Shoreditch. When will that be?
Posted by: Sing Books with Emily on: August 5, This is true, certainly, of Oranges and Lemons. You will find in various places, various alterations to the same lyrics and many an additional verse. If I ever choose to share this with children, I will absolutely choose to NOT include the final two traditions verses. Leslie Brooke. You are commenting using your WordPress.