"Monsieur et Madame" can be translated as "Mr. & Mrs." or as "Sir and Madam".

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Notes

*Or "passer"

Game Instructions

1. Make two fists, then put one thumb up (Monsieur), then the other (Madame).
2. Put thumbs inside the fists.
3. Poke your thumbs out through the middle and ring fingers like they're peeking out.
4. Move fingers up one arm to indicate it's raining.
5. Move fingers up the other arm to indicate it's raining.
6. Put up your pinky.
7. Put your other hand over the pinky like an umbrella and move the pinky and hand together in one direction like it's the "little one" running in the rain under an umbrella.

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In the video below, the girls replaces line 3 with, "Ils écoutent tomber la pluie" (They listen to the rain fall.)…

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The lady in the video below replaces line 5 with, "Il pleut sur le jardin (It rains on the garden).

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Marion Ségissement for sharing the illustrations and the rhyme! Translated by Mama Lisa.

Merci beaucoup!