Tag Archives: finger rhymes

Here’s a cup

When I was in Berlin over half-term, I was struck by how many children’s teas there were. When we made the beautiful red or gold herbal and fruit infusions in our glass teapot, they certainly looked good enough to drink. … 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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Three little mice

I’m not a particular fan of mice, but they appear an awful lot in nursery rhymes! Three little mice came out to play Gathering crumbs up on their way Out came pussy cat, sleek and black Two little mice went … Continue reading

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Here’s the beehive

A finger rhyme- clench your fist for the beehive, and put each finger out in turn for the bees. It’s a good one to play under the towel at bath time or under the duvet too! Here’s the beehive, but … Continue reading

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Choo choo choo!

A short tickling rhyme this morning…. Choo choo choo Choo choo choo (rub your hands together to make a sound) The train runs down the track (tickle down from shoulder to hand) Choo choo choo (as line one) And then … Continue reading

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Open, shut them

For the smaller toddlers and babies. Do the actions with your hands, then creep/tickle them up to their chin and stroke their lips. Best not to do this one if your child is going through a biting phase! Sorry- tracks … Continue reading

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One, two, three, four, five

Another action song. Sorry- tracks are only up for a while. There are plenty of new ones on the way. One, two, three, four, five (put up a finger in turn) Once I caught a fish alive (fish movement with … Continue reading

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