Train, Train, Drop It - Liberian Children's Songs - Liberia - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Game Instructions

The players kneel in a ring and clap while they sing. One player runs around with an object in hand and at some point drops it behind any kneeling player, who jumps up, picks up the object and runs around with it while the former runner kneels in her spot.


Nyango, wrote about the girls playing this circle game: "Some of the girls enjoyed running around so much that others had to call out for them to drop the object."

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to MAWA's Liberian AGILE (African Girls Initiative for Leadership & Empowerment) program participants for contributing this song!

Thanks also to Nyango M. Nambangi of the Minnesota African Women's Association (Home of AGILE)
Mission: Promoting the health and well-being of African women and their families through research, education, advocacy and programming.

Thanks so much!