Monthly Archives: July 2012

Goosey goosey gander

Warning! This may offend modern sensibilities- don’t try this at home. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of new ones on the way. Goosey goosey gander, whither will you wander Upstairs and downstairs, in my … Continue reading

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Farmer’s in the den

Being chosen to stand in the middle for the Farmer’s in the Den was what everyone was wanted- until the last verse. Then it depended who was playing…. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Babbity Bowster

A singing game from Scotland, from the Anne Geddes collection. This was sung by ‘the Greigs’ maids at Loch Awe, 1900′. It’s a really sweet tune. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of new ones … Continue reading

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Jelly on the plate

Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of new ones on the way. Jelly on the plate, jelly on the plate Wibble wobble, wibble wobble Jelly on the plate Biscuits in the tin, biscuits in the … Continue reading

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Let’s go driving in our car

The summer holidays are coming up, and many of us will be going for looong journeys. Here’s where a few songs can come into their own…. or may I cheekily suggest a CD? This song’s from Rhymetime at Home (the … Continue reading

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Here’s the church

There’s much to explain to the modern child when you do this one! Good for preschoolers who are beginning to gain fine motor control. It’s a bit of a twist though. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There … Continue reading

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Train is a-comin’

Bristol people- I’m running a Rhymetime session today at Bedminster Methodist Hall (Clyde Terrace)- 10am for toddlers or 10.45am for babies. Come along if you can! In the meantime, here’s an American gospel tune…. Sorry- tracks are only up for … Continue reading

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