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Songs, Rhymes, Lullabies & Music

Words of the Rhymes

To listen to the recordings, click on the Title of the rhymes.

The following are tickly, foot tapping and hand clapping rhymes: For nappy change, playtime or any other time!

Pat-a-cake Pat-a-cake Baker's man

Pat-a-cake Pat-a-cake baker's man

Bake me a cake as fast as you can

Pat it and prick it and mark it with 'B'

And put it in the oven for Baby (Baby's name in here) and Me (or Mummy, Daddy, Grandma etc)

 

Two little hands clap with Daddy

Two little hands go clap clap clap

Two little feet go tap tap tap

And these little toes can touch Daddy's Nose

 

Two little hands clap with Mummy

Two little hands go clap clap clap

Two little feet go tap tap tap

And these little toes can touch Mummy's Nose

 

This little piggy went to market

This little piggy went to market

This little piggy stayed at home

This little piggy had roast beef

And this little piggy had none

But/And this little piggy went ... (pause here to build on Baby's excitement)

Wee Wee Wee Wee Wee Wee all the way home!

 

Tickle my tummy Daddy

Tickle tickle on the tummy, oh

This is where the yummy food goes

Tickle tickle on the little nose, oh

This is where Daddy's kisses go

 

Tickle my tummy Mummy

Tickle tickle on the tummy, oh

This is where the yummy food goes

Tickle tickle on the little nose, oh

This is where Mummy's kisses go

 

Hip-Hop to Market

Hip Hop Down to the Market Town

To buy a big pig, To buy a big pig

Hip hop home, jiggerty jig, jiggerty jig, jiggerty jig

Hip hop down to the market town

To buy a big hog, To buy big hog

Hip hop home, jiggerty jog, jiggerty jog, jiggerty jog

 

Humpty Dumpty Diddley Dee

Humpty dumpty diddley dee

Here come the horses 1 2 3

Let’s go riding on my knee

Humpty Dumpty Diddley Dee

 

You are my Baby, my Baby, Oh ...

You are my baby, my baby, oh

Let's clap those hands as we go, go, go!

Today is a day for having some fun ...

Ah ... O (pause here to build on Baby's excitement)

Here comes a tickle on your tummy, tum, tum!

 

Round and round the garden

Round and round the garden

Went the teddy bear

One step ... two steps (slowly)

And (pause) ... tickly under there

(Repeat)

 

Round and round the haystack

Went the little mouse

One step ... two steps...

And ... in the little house

(Repeat)

 

Round the bellybutton with Daddy

Round and round this bellybutton

Daddy's fingers go

Creeping Creeping up up up ... (pause)

To touch your little nose

Round and round this bellybutton

Daddy's fingers go

Creeping Creeping Down Down Down ... (pause)

To tickle you on your toes

 

Round the bellybutton with Mummy

Round and round this bellybutton

Mummy's fingers go

Creeping Creeping up up up ... (pause)

To touch your little nose

Round and round this bellybutton

Mummy's fingers go

Creeping Creeping Down Down Down ... (pause)

To tickle you on your toes

 

The following are knee-jogging rhymes: For 'get-up-and-go' playtime

Cliperty Clop, Cliperty Clop

Cliperty clop, cliperty clop

Horses trot until they stop

Cliperty Cliperty, Cliperty Clop ...

(Faster) Cliperty Clop, Cliperty Clop

Horses trot until they stop

Cliperty Cliperty, Cliperty ... Clop ...

(Faster) Cliperty Clop, Cliperty Clop

Horses trot until they stop

Cliperty Cliperty, Cliperty ... STOP!

 

Giddy Giddy Up We Go

Giddy giddy up we go

Riding on the pony

Trotting trotting up and down

On our way to town ...

(Faster) Giddy Giddy Up We Go

Riding on the pony

Galloping Galloping up and down...

On our way to town ...

(Slower) Giddy Giddy Up We Go

Riding on the pony

Slowing slowing slowing down

Now we've reached the town ... wooooo

 

Here comes the camel

Here comes the camel

With humps on his back

Bumperty bump, Bumperty bump

He goes through the desert going his way and that

Bumperty, Bumperty bump

 

And a wind-down rhyme ...

Stars, Stars, shining so bright

Stars, stars, shining so bright

In the shimmering of the night

Soon it will be time to turn out the light

Dream a dream and sleep so tight