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These are baby's fingers

(0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)
These are baby’s fingers (Fingerplay and tickle) These are fingers (Point to baby’s fingers) These are toes (Point to baby’s toes and give a little tickle) This is baby’s belly button (Point to baby’s belly and give a little...
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Taniwha (mythical monster) song

(7 votes, average: 4.71 out of 5)
One day a taniwha Went swimming in the moana (Motion your hand across your body to imitate the waves of the sea) He whispered in my taringa (Cup your hand behind your ear) Oh won’t you come with me (Use...

Hickory dickory dock

(4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)
Hickory Dickory Dock (Clap with your child with each word) The mouse ran up the clock (Run two fingers up your child’s arm) The clock struck one (Hold up one finger) The mouse ran down (Run two fingers down your child’s...

Colour song (Maori)

(12 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5)
This song gives the Maori colour first and then the English equivalent. Ma is white Whero is red Kakariki is green Mangu is black, Pango is too AEIOU Kowhai is yellow Parauri is brown Kikorangi is blue Karakaraka is our orange AEIOU Tip: A set...

Das Wetter (the weather)

(2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
German Es nieselt, es nieselt, (Mit den Fingerspitzen ganz leicht auf den Tisch bzw. Boden klopfen) Es regnet, es regnet, (Etwas fester klopfen) Es hagelt, es hagelt, (So laut wie möglich klopfen) Es donnert, es donnert, (Mit den Fäusten klopfen) Es blitzt, es...

Uhren (clocks)

(3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
German Kind vor sich hinstellen, unter den Armen durchgreifen und die Hände vor dem Bauch des Kindes verschränken. Dann das Kind hochheben und hin und her schwenken. Große Uhren machen "tick tack, tick tack" (Weit nach rechts...

Das ist der Daumen (this is the thumb)

(3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
German Das ist der Daumen, (Den Daumen des Kindes zwischen Daumen und Zeigefinger nehmen und wackeln) der schüttelt die Pflaumen, (Den Zeigefinger wackeln) der hebt sie auf, (Den Mittelfinger wackeln) er trägt sie nach Haus (Den Ringfinger wackeln) und der...
Two sausages in a frying pan.

Sizzle sizzle

(2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
3 fat sausages sizzling in a pan (Carry baby on hip and hold up three fingers) Sizzle sizzle sizzle (Twist back and forth) And one went BANG (Clap your hand with baby's hand) 2 fat sausages sizzling in a pan (Hold...
A yellow and deep purple snail sits on a rough surface outside.

Slowly, slowly creeps the garden snail

(4 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)
Slowly, slowly, very slowly (Move fingers, slowly walking up from baby's feet towards their tummy) Creeps the garden snail. Slowly, slowly, very slowly Up the wooden rail. Quickly, quickly, very quickly (Move fingers, quickly walking up from baby's tummy to...
A woman playing hand games with girl at playground.

Pat a cake

(2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
(Clap your hands together and then clap child's hands as you sing the song) Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker's man Bake me a cake as fast as you can! Pat it and prick it and...
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