In "Thread the Needle" games, it looks like children are the thread and needle making stitches.

The Thread Follows the Needle - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Game Instructions

1. The children stand in a line, side by side, while holding hands throughout the entire game.
2. The two children at one end of the line ("A" and "B") hold their joined hands up forming an arch.
3. The child at the other end of the line ("Z") goes under the arch… and all the kids in between follow.
4. Then child "B" holds up hands with child "C" forming an arch.
5. Child "Z" again goes under the arch and all of the children between him and "C" follow under the arch.
6. The game continues like this until everyone is facing in the opposite direction with arms crossed in front.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - The Thread Follows the Needle

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