Category Archives: Daily routines

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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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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Hello everybody!

Everyone who’s come to one of my Rhymetime sessions will have sung this one! Hello everybody, Hello everybody, Hello everybody, Let’s all wave hello!

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Old Mother Hubbard

I’m having an Old Mother Hubbard day today- so it’s off to the shops for me! Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard To fetch her poor dog a bone But when she got there, the cupboard was bare And … Continue reading

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There was an old woman of Norwich

My seven-year old would happily eat nothing but porridge. He consumes bowlfuls in the morning, with brown sugar on top and a hunger that comes from ‘a really good night’s sleep’, he tells me. There was an old woman of … Continue reading

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Lazy Mary

This could be made into a game, with one of you playing the mother and the child playing Mary. It might be a good way to get them to rest a little…. Lazy Mary Lazy Mary won’t you get up … Continue reading

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Little Polly Flinders

This song is rarely sung now. It’s a cautionary tale from before the time of central heating- though Polly’s mother is concerned for her clothes, not her toes. Each morning I am very glad of my modern washing machine as … Continue reading

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