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We do lots of counting rhymes-- this one introduces the child to the ideas of addition and subtraction.
1 little owl, sitting in a tree
2 came to join him, now there are 3
3 little owls, all were saying “whoooo”
Ollie flew away, now there are 2
2 little owl, wishing there were more,
Ollie returned with a friend, now there are 4
4 little owls, played a game for fun
3 went to hide, then there was 1
One little owl found them all
And more besides
When they came back—look!
There are 1,2,3,4,5