Author Archives: Daily Rhymetime

About Daily Rhymetime

I am fascinated by children's songs, old and new, from around the world. I run Rhymetime, Jigsaw Comunity Choir and Song Soup and have three children who humour me by listening to all the wonderful tunes I uncover!

Here’s the chimney

A Christmas fingerplay. Here’s the chimney (make a fist) Here’s the top (hand on top) Open the lid (lift hand) And out Santa pops (stick up your thumb)

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Rocking around the Christmas Tree

  The original of this was recorded by Brenda Lee when she was just 13- so I am calling this a children’s song for the sake of this blog. I’ve roped the family in for a bit of a sing … Continue reading

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When Santa got stuck up the chimney

When Santa got stuck up the chimney He began to shout ‘You girls and boys won’t get any toys If you don’t get me out My beard is black, there’s soot on my back My nose is tickley too’ When … Continue reading

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Little Jack Horner

Like everyone else at the moment, I’m jumping around, preparing for Christmas and feeling as if there aren’t enough hours in the day. So here’s another track from the Winter at Home CD. Little Jack Horner, sat in a corner … Continue reading

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Mary had a baby

A song from South Carolina which we sing every year when we go carol singing in Jigsaw. It’s on the Winter at Home CD too. Mary had a baby, oh Lord Mary had a baby, oh my Lord Mary had … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

A number one in 1949 and still loved today. Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, had a very shiny nose And if you ever saw him, you would even say it glowed All of the other reindeer, used to laugh and … Continue reading

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I love little pussy

The meaning of words change. Nothing can stop that. So this sweet little song is rarely sung. Enjoy it for what it is. I love little pussy, her coat is so warm And if I don’t hurt her she’ll do … Continue reading

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