The lyric to the song "Itsy Bitsy Spider" create a finger rhyme for children.
All children love trying to mimic the actions of Itsy Bitsy Spider song.
The movements and actions of Itsy Bitsy Spider help children to improve their manual dexterity whilst repeating the words of the song.
The name of the spider seems to vary but 'Itsy Bitsy spider' is believed to be the most popular version although in England Itsy Bitsy Spider is known as Incy Wincy spider!
The history and origin of the Itsy Bitsy spider rhyme cannot be traced, it is believed just to be a fun finger rhyme that has survived the test of time.