(Child’s name to change at each verse - can be used as a dismissal rhyme)
Five red apples in a grocery store,
(Name) bought one and then there were four.
Four red apples on the apple tree,
(Name) ate one and then there were three.
Three red apples, what did (Name) do?
Why she/he ate one then there were two.
Two red apples ripening in the sun,
One red apple and now we are done,
I ate the last one and now there are none.