Songs to Sing Together

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A WONDERFUL WOMAN

A wonderful woman lived in a shoe

she had so many children

She knew exactly what to do.

She held them,

And tucked them in bed,

“I love you”  “I love you”  “I love you”

She said

PETER, PETER PUMPKIN EATER

Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater

Had a friend, he’d love to greet

Treated her with kind respect

And in the morning

Hugged her neck.

TWINKLE, TWINKLE

Twinkle, Twinkle little star

What a wonderful baby you are.

Two bright eyes

And nice round cheeks,

A wonderful baby from you

Head to your feet.

Twinkle, twinkle little star,

What a wonderful baby you are.

Three Nice Mice

Three nice mice, three nice mice,

See how they care,

See how they care.

They hold hands and give a shake

Smiling together,

Good friends they make.

Then turning around for goodness sake.

Three nice mice, three nice mice.

JACK BE NOODLE

Jack be noodle,

Jack be quick,

Jack come over and

Kiss me quick.

MARY EXTRAORDINARY

Mary, Mary extraordinary,

How do you fingers grow.

With finger nail and no tails,

And a high five to go.

JINGLE, JINGLE, JINGLE JIVE

Jingle, jingle, jingle jive

Let’s touch our nose while we count to five

1 2 3 4 5

Let’s touch our toes, head, tummy, arms

Etc.

BEEHIVE

Here is the beehive but where are the bees?

Hiding away where nobody sees.

Soon they will come out of their hives

1 buzz 2 buzz 3 4 5

buzz buzz buzz

BA BA BLACK SHEEP

Baba, baba black sheep

Have you any wool?

Yes mama, yes mama,

Three bags full.

One for mittens,

One for a cap,

And one for the little boy

Who sits on my lap.

HOT CROSS BUNS

Hot cross buns.

Hot cross buns.

Give them to your daughters

Give them to your sons.

One a penny, two a penny.

Hot cross buns.

TWO LITTLE DICKIE BIRDS

2 little Dickie birds sitting on a wall

One named Peter and one named Paul,

Fly away Peter, Fly away Paul.

Come back Peter, come back Paul.

 

Two little blue jays sitting on a hill

One named Jack and one named Jill

Fly away Jack, fly away Jill

Come back Jack and come back Jill.

CROCODILE SONG

There was a crocodile,

An Orangutan.

A foxy Snake and

An Eagle fly.

A Rabbit a beaver

A crazy elephant

 

DA..NA NA..NA..NA NA

DA..NA NA..NA..NA NA

THERE WAS A LITTLE MOUSE

There was a little mouse

Who lived in a house.

Softly, softly in a house.

Shhhh.

And when it’s quite,

As quite as can be,

Shhhh

OUT POPS HE!

10 LITTLE FINGERS

I have ten little fingers and

Ten little toes.

Two little arms and

One little nose.

One little mouth and

Two little ears,

Two little eyes for smiles and tears.

One little head

Two little feet

One little chin

That’s (child’s name) complete.

STICKY BUBBLE GUM

Sticky, sticky, sticky, sticky bubble gum,

Bubble gum, bubble gum.

Sticky, sticky, sticky, sticky bubble gum

Sticking to my toes……….

Pull…..pull…..pull……… POP!

 

Sticking to my nose, feet, hands, chin, legs, knees, elbows etc.

5 LITTLE DUCKS

5 Little ducks went out to play

Over the hills and far away

Mother duck said “quack, quack, quack”

But only 4 little ducks came back.

 

4 little ducks went out to play

Over the hills and far away

Mother duck said “quack, quack, quack”

But only 3 little ducks came back.

5 LITTLE MONKEYS

5 little monkeys, jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head

Mommy called the doctor

The doctor said,

“No more monkeys jumping on the bed.”

 

4 little monkeys, jumping on the bed

One fell off and bumped his head

THREE LITTLE MONKEYS SWINGING IN A TREE

Three little monkeys swinging in a tree

Teasing Mr. Alligator, you can’t catch me.

Along comes Mr. Alligator quite as can be

And SNAP!

 

4 monkeys, 3 monkeys, 2 monkeys

 

1 little monkey swinging in a tree

Teasing Mr. Alligator, you can’t catch me.

Along comes Mr. Alligator quite as can be

And SNAP…..missed me, missed me

Now you have to KISS ME

WHEN CHICKS WAKE UP

When chicks wake up in the morning

They always say good day

When chicks wake up in the morning

They always seem to say

Peep, peep, peep, peep

That is what they say, they say

Peep, peep, peep, peep

That is what they say

 

When cows, pigs, horses, etc.

GRANPA’S FARM

We’re on our way. We’re on our way

On our way to grandpa’s farm

We’re on our way, we’re on our way

On our way to grandpa’s farm

Down on grandpa’s farm

There is a big brown cow

Down on grandpa’s farm

There is a big brown cow

The cow, he makes a sound like this

Mooooo

We’re on our way. We’re on our way

On our way to grandpa’s farm

 

(Little yellow duck-little white rabbit etc)

OLD MACDONALD

Old MacDonald had a farm

Eee-I-eee-I-O

And on his farm he had a cow

Eee-I-eee-I-O

With a moo moo here

And a moo moo there

Here a moo, there a moo

Everywhere a moo moo

Old MacDonald had a farm

Eee-I-eee-I-O

 

(use other animals for additional verses)

DO YOU KNOW THE MUFFIN MAN

Oh do you know the muffin man

The muffin man, the muffin man.

Oh do you know the muffin man

Who lives on Drury Lane.

 

Oh yes I know the muffin man

The muffin man, the muffin man,

Oh yes I know the muffin man

Who lives on Drury Lane.

HERE WE GO

Here we go,

Up, up, up

(stretch your child up into the air)

 

Here we come

Down, down, down, down, down

(Bring the child down to your lap)

 

Here we go forward

Here we go round

Round, round, round

(Spin your child in a gentle circular motion)

HOKEY POKEY

You put your right foot in

You take your right foot out

You put your right foot in and you shake it

all about

You do the hokey pokey and you turn

Yourself around

And that’s what it’s all about.

 

(other body parts for additional verses)

BINGO

Farmer Brown, he had a dog

And bingo was his name o

B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O

B-I-N-G-O, and Bingo was his name o

UP LIKE A ROCKET

Up like a rocket (or the flowers)

Down like the rain

Back and forth like a choo choo train

A LITTLE BIT UP

A little bit up, and a little bit down,

A little bit up, and a little bit down,

A little bit up, and a little bit down

And that’s what makes my world go round.

 

Two feet so I can stamp….

Two legs so I can jump….

SALLY GO ROUND THE SUN

Sally go round the sun,

Sally go round the moon,

Sally go round the chimney pot

On a Saturday afternoon

Wheeeeeee

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS

The wheels on the bus go round and round

Round and round, round and round

The wheels on the bus go round and round

All through the town

*The doors on the bus to open and shut

*The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish

*The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep

*The babies on the bus go wah, wah, wah

*The parents on the bus go shh, shh, shh

ON MY FOOT THERE IS A FLEA

On my foot there is a flea

Now he is climbing up on me

Past my belly

Past my nose

On my head where my hair grows

On my head there is a flea

Now he is climbing down on my

Past my belly

Past my tea

On my foot

Take that you flea!

THE HIGH CHAIR SONG

Sitting in a high chair

Big chair, my chair

Sitting in a high chair

Banging my spoon

Sitting in a high chair

Big chair, my chair

Sitting in a high chair

Feed me soon

ROCK ME EASY (TUNE OF LOVE ME TENDER)

Rock me easy, rock me slow

Rock me where the robins go

Rock the branch and rock the bough

Rock the baby robins now

 

Rock me up, and rock me down

Rock me off to sleepy town

Rock me gently up the stairs

To cuddle with my teddy bears

 

Rock me easy, rock me slow

Rock me where the robins go.

BINGO

Farmer Brown, he had a dog

And bingo was his name o

B-I-N-G-O, B-I-N-G-O

B-I-N-G-O, and Bingo was his name o

UP LIKE A ROCKET

Up like a rocket (or the flowers)

Down like the rain

Back and forth like a choo choo train

HERE WE ARE TOGETHER

Here we are together, together, together

Here we are together, together, today

And your name is_____________

And your name is_____________

Oh, here we are together, together today

HELLO MY FRIENDS

Hello my friends, hello

Hello my friends, hello

Hello my friends hello my friends

Hello my friends, hello

Bonjour mes ami

Bonjour mes ami

Bonjour, bonjour

Bonjour, mes amis

SUN

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Please shine down on me

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Hiding behind a tree

All these children are asking you

To please come out so we can play with you

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Please shine down on, please shine down on

Please shine down on me

SKINAMARINK

Skinamarinky, dink dink

Skinamarinky, doo, I love you

Skinamarinky, dinky dink

Skinamarinky, doo, I love you

I love you in the morning

And in the afternoon

I love you in the evening

Underneath the moon

Skinamarinky, dinky dink

Skinamarinky, doo

I love you too boo boopy doo

(blow a kiss)

EENSY WEENSY SPIDER

The eensy weensy spider

Went up the water spout

Down came the rain,

And washed the spider out

Out came the sun

And dried up all the rain

So the eensy weensy spider

Went up the spout again

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP

Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool

Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full

One for my master, one for my dame

One for the little boy who lives down the lane

Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool

Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full

(use other colours for additional verses)

KNICKERBOCKER

Hey Mr. Knickerbocker, boppity bop

I love the way that you boppity bop

Show me how you bop your nose (all body parts)

Bop, bop, bop, bop, bop, bop, bop

HERE IS THE BUNNY

Here is the bunny, with ears so funny

And here is his hole in the ground.

He pricks up his ears,

At first noise he hears

And jumps in his hole in the ground.

 

CRISS-CROSS APPLESAUCE

Criss-cross applesauce

Spiders crawling up your back

One here, one there

Spiders crawling everywhere

Tight squeeze, cool breeze

Now you’ve got the shivers!

 

ROUND AND ROUND THE HAYSTACK

Round and round the haystack

Goes the little mousie, One step, two step

In her little housie

TOMMY THUMB

Tommy thumbs are up,

And Tommy thumbs are down,

Tommy thumbs are dancing

All around the town

Dancing on my shoulders

Dancing on my head

Dancing on my knees

And tuck them into bed

HERE WE ARE TOGETHER

Here we are together, together, together

Here we are together, together today

And your name is______________

And your name is______________

Oh, here we are together, together today

SUN

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Please shine down on me

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Hiding behind a tree

All these children are asking you

To please come out so we can play with

You

Oh Mr. Sun, sun, Mr. Golden Sun

Please shine down on, please shine down on

Please shine down on me.

THERE IS A COBBLER ON OUR STREET

There is a cobbler on our street

Mending shoes for little feet

With a bang, with a bang

With a bang, bang, bang

 

Mending shoes that whole day long

Mending shoes to make them strong

With a bang, with a bang

SLICE, SLICE

Slice, slice, the bread is nice Spread,

Spread, butter on the bread Jam on top to make it sweet

Now you’re something good to eat

ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN

Round and round the garden

Like a teddy bear

One step, two steps and

Tickle you under there

WIGGLE WAGGLE

Wiggle waggle went the bear

Catching bees in his underwear

One bee out and one bee in

And one bee bit him/her on the big bear

Skin (or chinny chin chin)

SLOWLY, SLOWLY

Slowly, slowly, very slowly

Goes the garden snail,

Slowly, slowly, very slowly

Up the garden rail

JEREMIAH BLOW THE FIRE

Jeremiah, blow the fire

Puff, puff, puff

First you blow gently

Then you blow it rough

ONE ARM UP (ONE LITTLE TWO LITTLE THREE LITTLE INDIANS)

One arm up and one arm down

One arm up and one arm down

One arm up and one arm down

Won’t you play with me

STRETCH STRETCH (ROW ROW ROW YOUR BOAT)

Stretch stretch stretch your legs

Stretch them now with me

Stretch stretch stretch your legs

Happy as can be

THE MOON IS ROUND

The moon is round, as round can be

Two eyes, a nose and a mouth like me

BOA CONSTRICTOR

I’m being swallowed by a boa constrictor,

A boa constrictor, a boa constrictor

I’m being swallowed by a boa constrictor,

And I don’t like it one bit

Oh no….he’s up to my toes

Oh gee… he’s up to my knee

Oh fiddle…he’s up to my middle

Oh heck…he’s up to my neck

Oh dread…he’s up to my head

GULP

ARMS ACROSS (LONDON BRIDGE)

Arms across and arms apart

Arms across, arms apart

Arms across and arms apart

Kiss the baby

OUR KNEES GO UP AND DOWN (FARMER IN THE DELL)

Our knees go and up and down

Our knees go up and down

High ho the derry O

Our knees go up and down.

TOE KNEE CHEST NUT

(Point to appropriate body parts)

Toe, knee, chest, nut

Nose, I love you,

Toe, knee, chest, nut

Nose, I love you,

Toe knee chest, nut

Nose, I love you,

That’s what toe, knee, nose.