The EFL Playhouse: A Resource for ESL/EFL Teachers of Young Learners

Once I Caught a Fish Alive
Original Author Unknown

One, two, three, four, five, (Count with fingers.)
Once I caught a fish alive. (Pretend to catch fish.)
Six, seven, eight, nine, ten, (Count with fingers.)
Then I let him go again. (Put hands together, then wave back and forth like fish swimming away.)

"Why did you let him go?" (Shrug shoulders.)
"Because he bit my finger so!" (Bite in the direction of finger.)
"Which finger did he bite?" (Shrug shoulders.)
"This little finger on my right." (Wave little finger on right hand.)

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