Michel wrote, "In the early 50's my greanfather used to put us on his knee and sing a French song that started 'Sur le cheval de Grandpapa' then he would bounce us more and more as the song went on..."


*The horse
**Or Quand il trotte il fait des crottes (When he trots he makes some droppings)

Game Instructions

1. Sit the child on your lap
& hold his/her hands.
2. Make a slow beat.

3. Speed up the rhythm.

4. End with a gallop!



Thanks to Monique Palomares for reciting this for us!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Michel Vonderweidt for contributing and translating this song.

Merci beaucoup!

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