Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fais dodo

A French lullaby. The lyrics date from 1800s, and dodo is a childish way of saying ‘dormor’ or ‘sleep’. Fais dodo, Colas mon petit frere Fais dodo, t’auras du lolo Mama est en haut Qui fais des gateaux Papa est … Continue reading

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Scrub those little teeth

To the tune of Mother Brown- to sing as you’re getting ready in the morning. Scrub those little teeth Scrub those little teeth Scrub a dub a dub dub Scrub a dub a dub dub Scrub those little teeth Wash … Continue reading

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Tommy Whoops

We were watching the Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour the other day and I noticed John Lennon playing this with a little girl on his lap. He says Charlie, and ofcourse any name can be used, but traditionally it’s Tommy. Lightly … Continue reading

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Swing me over the water

A traditional one that you don’t hear very often. Hope you like it! Swing me over the water Swing me over the sea Swing me over the garden wall And swing me home for tea.

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Hello!

This is how we great each other at the Music Maker sessions. Hello everyone! Hello everyone, hello! Hello everyone, hello! Hello everyone, hello! Hello, hello.

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I had a horse

There is a wonderful site called MamaLisa¬†and this song is from a comment on there.¬†I suspect this may become a new favourite! Put your child on your lap, facing you and bounce them along. I had a horse, his name … Continue reading

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Ah, poor bird

Two traditional canons from At home with Rhymetime 2. Sing them as your baby falls asleep. Rose, rose, rose rose Will I ever see thee wed Aye, marry that thou wilt If thou but stay Ah, poor bird Wing thy … Continue reading

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