Nursery rhymes have a special place in every people’s childhood memories. Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen is a popular nursery rhyme among Kindergarten children.
In this nursery rhyme, the black hen lays eggs for gentlemen. Hence, the next time your children eat eggs, they will surely remember this poem!
Did you know black hen exists in real? What is the history behind this poem? What are its full lyrics, printable version, and video link?
Let us discover every detail you need about “Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen” right now!
Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen Written Lyrics
Hickety pickety, my black hen
She lay’s eggs for gentlemen
Sometimes nine, sometimes ten
Hickety pickety, my black hen.
Hickety pickety, my black hens
They lay eggs for all my friends
All my friends come every day
To buy the eggs my hens can lay.
Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen Printable Lyrics
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Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen Photo Lyrics
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Origin and History
Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen is from ‘Mister Whiskers: My Favorite Nursery Rhymes.’ This rhyme is the re-release from the 1993’s children’s album, ‘My favorite Nursery Rhymes’ by Franciscus Henri, under the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Music’s ABC for kids.
Since its initial release in 1998, it has received ‘Gold Sales Certification Award’ for excess sales of about 35,000 units in Australia. The album consists of 23 separate tracks, and 17 of these are medleys. This rhyme belongs to medley number 8.
At the ‘Aria Music Awards of 1994,’ the original version was nominated for ‘Best Children’s Album.’ This rhyme does not provide an exact meaning, but it's something to make the kids laugh.
Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen is a humorous nursery rhyme about black hens laying eggs for gentlemen.
This game is easy to play. Make the children stand in a circle and follow the steps below:
Start by singing the first line and signal the child to sing their name
Sing the following four lines and ask the children to whisper, clap, and shout out the child’s name
Repeat the same for each child