(To the tune of: Frere Jacques)
I love mummy, I love mummy,
Yes, I do, yes, I do,
Mummies are for hugging,
Mummies are for kissing,
(Blow a kiss)
I love you, yes I do!
(point to child)
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Here is the beehive
(Make hand into a fist, fingers tightly coiled)
But where are all the bees?
Hidden away where nobody sees
(Point to top of fist)
Watch and they will come out of the hive
Five little monkeys jumping on the bed
(Show 5 fingers, jump up and down)
One fell off and bumped his head
(Rub head with a sad face)
Mummy called the doctor and the doctor said
No more monkeys...
As you wash the baby's legs
Rub a dub dub
Give your legs a scrub
With soap and water
In a nice clean tub
Repeat the song, replacing 'legs' with other body parts while bathing the baby
Download the printable...
This is a hand game – starting with the thumb
This little cow eats grass
(Point to thumb, make a munching sound)
This little cow eats hay
(Point to index finger, make a munching sound)
This little cow drinks...
Baby, baby look at me
(Point to self)
Tell me, tell me,
What do you see?
Two little eyes, a nose
(Point to eyes and nose)
And a mouth, just like me
(Point to mouth)
Baby, baby, one two, three
(Show counting fingers...
Hush little baby, don’t say a word,
Papa’s gonna buy you a mockingbird.
And if that mockingbird won’t sing,
Papa’s gonna buy you a diamond ring.
If that diamond ring turns to brass,
Papa’s gonna buy you a looking...
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18 months plus
Duration of activity
Santa beard template or you can let your child draw their own beard.
Cardboard or a scrap of fabric