Ten in the bed

Roll into "Ten in the Bed"! Sing this fun counting rhyme, learn the amusing lyrics, and explore bedtime-themed activities.

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Ten in the bed song lyrics

There were ten in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were nine in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were eight in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were seven in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were six in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were five in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were four in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were three in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There were two in the bed And the little one said, "Roll over, roll over!" So they all rolled over and one fell out,

There was one in the bed And the little one said, "Good night!"

Ten in the bed

About the Ten in the bed song

“Ten in the Bed” is a playful and rhythmic nursery rhyme that narrates the story of ten friends sharing a bed, and one by one, they roll over until there’s only one left. This song is not just a fun bedtime story; it’s an interactive way for children to learn numbers, practice subtraction, and explore the concepts of space and sharing.

What your child can learn from it

”Ten in the Bed” provides an excellent opportunity for children to practice learning English in a joyful and engaging manner. As the song counts down from ten to one, children get to practice their numbers and basic subtraction in English, reinforcing their numerical skills through repetition.

The descriptive nature of the lyrics, with phrases like “roll over” and “fell out”, introduces action words and prepositions, broadening their vocabulary and understanding of sentence structure.

The repetitive chorus not only aids in memorization but also helps children with their pronunciation and fluency, as they sing along and anticipate the next number. Moreover, the story offers a playful way to discuss the importance of sharing and the concept of space, encouraging empathy and social skills.

This nursery rhyme, with its catchy tune and humorous scenario, makes learning English numbers and phrases an enjoyable experience for young learners.

Let’s count down with “Ten in the Bed” and turn learning into an adventure!