To understand this poem, it's useful to know that a toddlekins is a toddler. Skeeter is slang for mosquito and bodder means bother.

Poor Little Toddlekins - American Children's Songs - The USA - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Written by Mary Mapes Dodge.



Read by Lisa Yannucci.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Image edited by Lisa.