"Goo Choki Pa" is a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" song that's sung to the tune of "Frère Jacques". You can find the pronunciation and the game instructions below.

Goo = Rock
Choki = Scissors
Pa = Paper

Notes

Pronunciation:

Goo choki pa de, goo choki pa de
nani tukuro, nani tukuro
migite ga choki de hidarite mo choki de
kani-san, kani-san

Goo choki pa de, goo choki pa de
nani tukuro, nani tukuro
migite ga goo de hidarite ga pa de
medama yaki, medama yaki

Goo choki pa de, goo choki pa de
nani tukuro, nani tukuro
migite ga choki de hidarite ga goo de
katatsumuri, katatsumuri

Game Instructions

1st line of each verse: Put hands as rock (fist), scissors (pointer and middle finger), paper (hand flat out) and repeat.
2nd line of each verse: Wave hands right to left and repeat
3rd line of each verse: Make left and right hands do whatever the line suggests (i.e. rock, paper or scissors).
4th line of each verse: Follow directions below corresponding to the number next to the line:

(1) Move both hands like scissors at shoulder height to make them look like crabs.
(2) Put rock hand (fist) on paper hand (hand flat out) to make a fried egg.
(3) Put rock hand (fist) on top of scissor hand and move scissor fingers like a snail.

ぐーちょきぱーでなにつくろ (Goo Choki Pa) - Japanese Children's Songs - Japan - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Comment After Song Image

Comments

Many verses can be made up to go with this song. You can see some rock, paper and scissor combinations in the chart.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Sadao Mazuka for sharing this song and for helping with the translation and for helping with the chart. Thanks to Alicia Bolton for sending the original chart!

Arigato gozaimasu!

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