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Dig a dog a bone,

Dig-dig a dog a bone,

Dig a dog a bone,

Dig-dig a dog a bone…

This old man,

Learning tens,

Asked to sing his tens again,

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy, whack whack,

That was way too fast!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack whack,

That was way too fast!

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90,

I said next is 100,

That is how we count by tens!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack whack,

That was still too fast!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack hwack,

That was still too fast!

That old man,

Said at last,

You’re counting way, way, way too fast!

Can we count tens,

Really, really slow,

That is how we learn and know!

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100!

Yes! That’s the way the old man,

That’s the way the old man counts by tens!

Then old man,

Said to me

Can you really challenge me?

I said, let’s count,

Back by tens,

We began to sing again!

100, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, 10, 0

Yes , that’s the way the old man,

That’s the way the old man,

Counts back by tens!

This old man,

Counts by tens,

Let’s all sing with him again,

Nick nack paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack whack,

I can count by tens!

Dig a dog a bone, Dig a dog a bone,

Dig a dog a bone, Dig a dog a bone…

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90,

Next one up is 100,

That is how we count by tens!

(Well that old man found some dimes

He said, “I can count dimes by tens.

Dimes are ten cents each,”

Let’s try to count them!)

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 and 100!

100 cents makes a dollar

Yes, that’s the way the old man

That’s the way the old man counts by tens!

That old man,

Was happy!

Thanks for counting 10’s with me!

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100…

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack whack,

We can count by tens!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy, whack whack,

We can count by tens!

10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90,

Then old man says 100,

That is how we count by tens!

That’s how old man counts by tens,

He can count by tens!

That’s how old man counts by tens,

He can count by tens…

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack whack,

Thanks for teaching me!

Nick nack, paddy whack,

Paddy paddy whack, |

Next time we’ll count by 3!hat’s how we count by tens

100 – 90 – 80 – 70

60- 50 – 40 – 30

20 – 10

That’s how we count by tens!