Notes

Pronunciation:

Tirly-dirly s kraju,
koleso slomaju,
koleso slomalosia
i skazalo... PLUKH!

Longer Version:

Цинги-линги с краю,
Колесо сломаю.
Колесо сломалося,
В речке оказалося,
В речке оказалося,
И сказало: ПЛЮХ!

English Translation:

Tirly-dirly on the edge,
The wheel breaks.
The wheel is broken,
The river appeared,
The river appeared,
And it went:
Splash!

Game Instructions

This rhyme is recited to a child while bouncing him or her gently on your one knee. On the last word, "PLUKH!" (splash) tilt him back. This usually surprises the child!

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Thanks to Marina for reciting this rhyme for us!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Marina for sharing this rhyme and translating it for us!

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