Created: 24th August, 2015

What turkey doing?

Mosquito one
mosquito two
mosquito jump 
in de old man shoe

Cockroach three
cockroach four
cockroach dance thru
a crack in de floor

Spider five
spider six
spider weaving 
a web of tricks

Monkey seven
monkey eight
monkey playing with
pencil and slate

Turkey nine
turkey ten
what turkey doing
in chicken pen?

From 100 Best Poems for Children. 

Why not try...
  • making up a clapping, skipping or jumping game to go with this poem.
  • sharing playground rhymes you know.


John Agard - What Turkey Doing?