This rhyme is said to each finger…

Let Us Go to the Wood, Says This Pig - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

Here's the version from Mother Goose's Melodies, The Only Pure Edition (published in Boston in 1833):

Song set to Five Toes.

1. Let us go to the wood, says this pig.
2. What to do there ? says that pig ;
3. To look for mother, says this pig ;
4. What to do with her? says that pig ;
5. Kiss her to death, says this pig.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This finger play can be found in Harry's Ladder to Learning (1850). The illustration is from Mother Goose's Melodies, The Only Pure Edition (published in Boston in 1833).

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