To play this finger game, start with the thumb and continue pointing to each finger until you get to the pinky.

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We have been asked a couple of times for the Pennsylvania Dutch version of this rhyme. It's now on Mama Lisa's World Blog and is called Des ist die Daume. (Click the link to get to the blog post.)

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Edo Nyland for contributing this rhyme.

Vielen Dank!