Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Go Upstairs
DESCRIPTION: "Teddy bear, teddy bear, go upstairs, Teddy bear, teddy bear, say your prayers, Teddy bear, teddy bear, say goodnight, Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn out the light." "Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around, Teddy bear, teddy bear, touch the ground." Etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (McIntosch)
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
McIntosh, p. 104, "(Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around)" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Gwenda Beed Davey and Graham Seal, _A Guide to Australian Folklore_, Kangaroo Press, 2003, p. 235, "(no title)" (1 short text, in the entry on "Skipping")
Roud #19238; also probably 19264
NOTES [16 words]: This is one of the few traditional games I seem to remember, very vaguely, from my own youth. - RBW
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