This Little Piggy Lyrics

A full version of the This Little Piggy lyrics was published in Tommy Thumb's Little Story-Book around 1760 in London.

The first time that most children hear the lyrics is before they are able to talk. The rhyme is usually counted out on a infant's toes, each line corresponding to a different toe.

The rhyme typically starts with the big toe and ends with the little toe. Many parents add a foot tickle during the the "Wee... all the way home" part of the last line.

Let the kids practice the rhyme on their own toes, or the toes of another daycare child. Either way, there will be plenty of giggles. (Make sure they understand the toes are to be wiggled very gently. No roughness allowed.)

Preschoolers still love the rhyme and are thrilled when they are able to recite the poem themselves. Even when not using toes for the rhyme, it's fun to say especially when activities are included. So, once the rhyme is learned, choose one of the activity pages below for added fun.

This Little Piggy Lyrics

This little piggy went to market,

This little piggy stayed home,

This little piggy had roast beef,

This little piggy had none,

And this little piggy cried "wee wee wee" all the way home.

Add an activity page for added fun...

Simply click on the activity of your choice to open the file in PDF format. You'll need to have Adobe installed on your computer to see the files. If you don't have it, you can get it free at

this little pig coloring page


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