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New Nursery Rhymes That Introduce Children to Computer Science
by Leslie Wilson, May, June, and July 2014


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8 bits to a byte
And 6 peas to a pod.
Now we sleep and
Now we nod,
Two peas in a pod.

8 bits in a byte
and 100 trees in a wood.
I would tell you more,
if only I could.


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Mouse move up.
Mouse move down.
Mouse with a long tail
Or mouse with none,
Click and drag
To get the job done.


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Kitchen
Chicken
X OR
OR
Let's all go to the
grocery store!


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Click once for yes.
Click twice to go.
And when you want to,
Click for no.

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Undo to 32
If you set it.
Undo what you do
Then forget it.


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Monitors monitor
and glow all day.
Turn them on.
Turn them off.
Night's bright light.


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JMP for computer.
Jump for me.
Clap for baby,
1-2-3!
JMP for computer.
Jump I say!
Kisses for baby
Go to and play!


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Katy could not connect one day.
She stood upon a chair.
She raised her phone up in the air
But she was out of range.


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Computer, computer
What do you see?
Computer, computer
Do you love me?


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Johnny type
And Johnny tap.
Johnny read
And Johnny write.
Johnny talk
And Johnny sing.
Johnny can do anything!


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One little apple
growing on the tree.
The more I look,
the more I see.
One, and two, and three
there be
growing on my apple tree!


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Password, secret.
Locked up tight.
Spell it right.
Make it mighty!
Keep it hidden,
Out of sight!


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It astounds me
and confounds me,
widgets invented every day .
Here you type,
And here you swipe,
And here you pinch away!


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Tablet, phone,
give a dog a bone!
The cat's in the cupboard
And I can code!


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Email, tweet,
Twitter, my sweet.
Send a message.
Words so fleet.


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Baby go to the city.
Baby climb mountain high.
Baby login and sign-up.
Baby connect to wifi.


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I used to go to the country.
I used to go to the sea.
And every where I went,
I brought my pc.


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Tippety, tappety my PC
He can show the world to me.
Or better yet, she'll help me see
All the wonders of the sea.
Tippety, tappety my PC
It opens up the galaxy!


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Enter, enter, hit to play,
Press that button now I say!
Click that there,
And drag that here,
And we'll have cakes and tea my dear!


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Little Johnny went online,
to find a game for half a dime.
Half a dime is all it took
For Johnny to put down his book.
Now he plays five cent games,
And doesn't know his file names.


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Login sweet mommy,
Login for me.
Login sweet mommy
So I can see.
Daddy sent an email
Just for you.
Daddy sent an email
Or even two.


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What's your password?
Shhhh, I won't tell.
Type it slowly.
I can't spell!


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Twitter, twitter through the air,
Messages fly from here to there.
Count each letter typed with care.
There is hardly space to spare.
How I wish that I could sing
140 characters to a string.


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Ringtone, finger ring,
Bells on my toes.
Phone to my nose,
Selfie pose!


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How many keys to a keyboard?
Plenty for my fingers; one for my thumb!


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I had a little PC,
It's name was Packard Dell.
It lived in a cupboard
and there I kept it well.

It told me the time
And it made me a dime.
Jolly Packard Dell,
My PC pal.


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Amazon, logon Amazon
To buy a new dress.
Surely I'll find one
For a penny or less.

Amazon, logon Amazon
To buy me true love.
Packed in a box,
Push come to shove.

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Traffic snarled in the web
Turns to old pursuits instead.
Reading, writing with a pen,
And stiches sewn with silken thread.


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WiFi,
Why?
Fie!


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Print pages one to three,
And print pages 1, 2, 3,
Prints the same pages, see?
Prints pages from a tree.


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Tap, tap, tap,
Double-tap, tap.
Tippety, tappety, tap
What do you think of that?


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Pixel pretty, pixel bright,
How I love your shine at night.
On my screen,
Glowing green,
Prettiest pixel ever seen!


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Control command Captain Option!
Command control Corporal Alt.
Enter return or return to enter.
Start to shutdown. Restart to start.


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As I was signing in,
A beep and a boop,
I saw a funny thing,
A beep and a boop.
A funny green screen
That flashed and flooped.
It was gone in a minute.
It was hardly even there.
That funny green thing,
A beep and a bloop!


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Dillar dollar computer scholar,
What does it take to succeed?
A will for good grammar,
An organized mind,
And ample time to proceed!


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If then or else this,
needs neither pen nor keys.

Thinking it through,
You'll find to be true,
Is all you need to begin.


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Error, error go away.
Come again another day.
Me and [Baby] want to play!


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Error, error, I'll fix you.
Tiny, small, and simple...Boo!


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Variables vary
As you will see
When var a = apple;
And var b = bee;
For i = 1 to 3
Under the apple tree,
A=b, be, bee!


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I used to go to the country.
I used to go to the sea,
And every where I went,
I brought my PC.

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Dive into data Suzy,
Dive into data and swim.
Dive into data Suzy,
Program and you shall win.


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Selfie wealthy.
Many mirrors
Click and shine
And snap to send.
I'll show you yours if
You show me mine.
Selfie stealthy
Pose to end.


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Curly bracket open.
Curly bracket closed.
Place your method in between
The stem and the rose.


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Email tweet
Twitter my sweet.
Send a message,
Words so fleet.


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A B C
1 2 3
Click to see.


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Print. Input. Enter here.
This is the way to type, my dear.
Now we program. Now we code
In this or that object mode.


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Delete to get rid of.
X to cut.
Backspace goodbye love.
Start to shut
Down. Click here to quit.


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Sometimes it works
And sometimes it doesn't.
Maybe I broke it
Or maybe you did.
If we can fix it
I will be happy.
If we can't fix it,
I will be sad.


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Computer is broken.
Computer is bad.
Computer is the best toy
That I ever had.
Fix my computer
Or get me a new one
By noon for a penny
As round as the moon.


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Computer I hate you!
You make me so mad.
You stick and you start
And you stutter so bad.
Computer I hate you
but I would be glad
If you worked like you did
When I was a lad!


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Web oh web,
Pay me please
So I may live
A life of ease.

Web oh web,
May traffic flow,
And visits grow,
Wherever I go.

Web oh web
Say I am good,
And fine and true,
And understood.


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Internet galaxy,
Spider web sea,
Everywhere I browse,
I see me.

   

 

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   


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