Gently touch the different parts of the child's face while reciting each line...
Knock at the door--peep in
Lift up the latch--walk in
Here's another version:
Brow Brinky, Eye Winky
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!
(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):
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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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