This song is sometimes used to play a jump rope game.

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Game Instructions

Two children turn a long jump rope. Another kid enters and jumps to the rhythm, squatting while the kids who turn the rope raise it up above the head of the kid in the middle. This happens each time "leré" is said.



Many thanks to Alicia Calvo for singing this song for us.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - El cocherito

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Cleofé García González for contributing this song and to Monique Palomares for translating it, for the illustration and for creating the midi music.

¡Muchas gracias!