Gently touch the different parts of the child's face while reciting each line...

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Notes

Here's another version:

Brow Brinky, Eye Winky

Brow brinky,
Eye winky,
Chin choppy,
Nose noppy,
Cheek cherry,
Mouth merry.

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Here's another from Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1, written and compiled by Edward William Cole (1st Published in 1879 in Melbourne, Australia):

(Eye) Bo Peeper!
(Nose) Nose dreeper!
(Chin) Chinchopper!
(Teeth) White Lopper!
(Mouth) little gap!
(Tongue) and red rag!

Here's the version from Tommy Thumb's Song Book (1815, Glascow/earliest edition was in 1744):

Brow bender,
Eye peeper,
Nose dropper,
Mouth eater,
Chin chopper.

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Recited by Ruth Golding.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Little Mother Goose (1912), illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith, and printed in the USA. The 2nd illustration comes from Tommy Thumb's Song Book (1815, Glascow/earliest edition was in 1744).

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