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What are your babies' favourite songs and actions?

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WhoahThere Tue 23-Aug-11 15:19:29

I feel that I am lacking somewhat I'm this area, can anyone jog my memory/teach me some new ones?

WhoahThere Tue 23-Aug-11 15:21:15

in not I'm

attheendoftheday Tue 23-Aug-11 15:26:08

Incy wincy spider.
If you're happy and you know it.

rubyslippers Tue 23-Aug-11 15:27:27

Twinkle twinkle
Wind the bobbin

VelvetSnow Tue 23-Aug-11 15:35:18

Playful...
Row Row Row your boat
Wheels on the bus
Wee <insert dd's name> running through the town, upstairs and downstairs in her nightgown..... (can't remember the original name grin)

Sleep...
Hush little baby
One more step along the world I go
It was on a Starry night
Away in a manger

cookielove Tue 23-Aug-11 15:40:28

Young-

Wind the bobbin up
Horsey horsey don't you stop
Row row

Older -

5 little monkeys swinging in the tree
5 little speckled frogs
daddy shark
Old mac donald

Older still -

See the little bunnies sleeping
Wheels on the bus
Jingle Jangle scarecrow
Baa Baa Black sheep

Of course these songs range across the ages smile

Velvet - wee willie winky

sheeplikessleep Tue 23-Aug-11 15:46:39

Wind the bobbin up
Sleeping bunnies
Here we go around the mulberry bush

sheeplikessleep Tue 23-Aug-11 15:46:56

Oh and 'I like to ride my bicycle'

VelvetSnow Tue 23-Aug-11 15:59:50

Cookielove thanks! How could I forget wee willy winkie smile

cookielove Tue 23-Aug-11 16:04:30

He is unforgetable grin

festivalwidow Tue 23-Aug-11 16:18:06

Traditional:
Wind the bobbin up
Pop goes the weasel
Row row row your boat
Au clair de la lune

Less traditional:
Message to Rudie - The Specials
Sit Down - James

CurwySwide Tue 23-Aug-11 19:42:05

Head, shoulders, knees and toes
If you're happy and you know it
Sing a song of sixpence
London Bridge is falling down
Hickory Dickory Dock
One two three four five, once I caught a fish alive
Grand Old Duke of York
Round and round the garden
There were ten in the bed and the little one said

My DS is nearly three and loves these (and lots more I can't remember at the moment!) as well as most of those already mentioned. He particularly likes counting rhymes.

1catherine1 Tue 23-Aug-11 21:00:14

Depends what we're doing...

Sleep and settling it is You are my sunshine. Quite annoying as it is the only one that works and I only know the chorus. Sometimes I sing it over 20 times in a row because the second I stop she will cry.

For playtime and giggles we have My grandfather's clock and Eye of the Tiger blush again I only know the chorus to Eye of the Tiger and I get some strange looks when out.

Nappy time we have ten in a bed.

Then I also sing along to the songs on baby TV... I also hum them when out blush

WhoahThere Tue 23-Aug-11 22:02:51

Thanks people! !catherine1 - how I wish twinkle twinkle little star wasn't my early calm down/go to sleep song of choice, very dull on repeat!

ObviouslyOblivious Tue 23-Aug-11 22:07:38

DS (7 months) goes crazy for If You're Happy and You Know It.
He also enjoys Never Smile at a Crocodile, Nellie the Elephant, Teddy Bears' Picnic and How Much is That Doggy in the Window.

<goes back to learning words to obscure children's songs>

scaryfairy28 Wed 24-Aug-11 18:19:21

Dd 3 months loves jingle jangle scarecrow! Smiles from ear to ear at it, go to a local book bug session think they have them most places and you'll learn loads.

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