Hokey pokey

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Hokey pokey

All children stand in a circle, or parents stand in a circle with babies on their hips.

You put your right foot in,(Raise right foot towards centre of circle)
You put your right foot out;(Move right foot behind you)
You put your right foot in,(Raise right foot towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle right foot)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
You put your left foot in,(Raise left foot towards centre of circle)
You put your left foot out;(Move left foot behind you)
You put your left foot in,(Raise left foot towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about. (Wiggle left foot)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
 
You put your right hand in,(Raise right hand towards centre of circle)
You put your right hand out;(Move right hand behind you)
You put your right hand in,(Raise right hand towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle right hand)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)

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You put your left hand in,(Raise left hand towards centre of circle)
You put your left hand out;(Move left hand behind you)
You put your left hand in,(Raise left hand towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle left hand)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle, or hold your baby on your hip and swing to the centre)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
You put your right side in,(Step right half of your body towards centre of circle)
You put your right side out;(Step right half of your body away from centre of circle)
You put your right side in,(Step right half of your body towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle right half of your body)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
You put your left side out;(Step left half of your body towards centre of circle)
You put your left side in(Step left half of your body away from centre of circle)
And you shake it all about(Step left half of your body towards centre of circle)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Wiggle left half of your body)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)

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You put your nose in,(Move your nose towards centre of circle)
You put your nose out;(Move your nose away from centre of circle)
You put your nose in,(Move your nose towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle your nose)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
You put your backside in,(Turn away from circle and jump backwards towards the centre of the circle)
You put your backside out;(Jump forwards away from centre of circle)
You put your backside in,(Jump backwards towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle your bottom)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)
You put your head in,(Move your head towards centre of circle)
You put your head out;(Move your head away from centre of circle)
You put your head in,(Move your head towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.
(Wiggle your head)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about!
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)

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You put your whole self in,

(Jump towards centre of circle)
You put your whole self out;(Jump away from centre of circle)
You put your whole self in,(Jump towards centre of circle)
And you shake it all about.(Wiggle your whole body)
You do the Hokey-Pokey,(Do a dance)
And you turn yourself around.(Spin around in a circle)
That’s what it’s all about.
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
Ooooh do the hokey pokey,(Kids run to the centre of the circle and back out again, or move your baby to the centre of the circle and back out again)
And that’s what it’s all about, about, about.(Dance on the spot and clap your hands with the word ‘about’)

 

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Date Created: January 4, 2013 Date Modified: March 25, 2013

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