Category: Animals

You Can’t Make a Turtle Come Out

Come play peek-a-boo with a shy little turtle and then join in for some dramatic play. Peek-a-boo play is widely recognised for its cognitive benefits for babies, but it is also packed full of learning for toddlers too. Social interaction forms the beginning of all communication, making an interactive game like peek-a-boo a great way…

The Dog Says, “Bow Wow”

This finger rhyme promotes language development, memory building, parent and child bonding and is sure to bring laugher and smiles as you gently pinch your little ones pinky finger with an “OW!” Lyrics The dog says, “Bow wow.”The cow says, “Moo, moo.”The lamb says, “Baa, baa.”The duck says, “Quack, quack.”And the kitty cat says, Mee-OW.”…

The Poor King

I have sung this song for years with children and it’s always a hit! The song is rich with verbal and non-verbal communication styles, making it perfect for participating in back-and-forth interaction and sound play with children. This type of play is key to developing speech sounds in children and early world learning. Children who…

Five Little Kittens

This rhyme is packed with sensory play. This skin to skin touch is important for early years development, particularly during infancy. Studies have found that touch improves a baby’s overall growth and weight gain and provides positive benefits for their emotional wellbeing, cognitive functioning and immune system.

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

This song is a favourite of mine for its ability to teach prepositions while engaging a child’s senses and whole body – including the space surrounding them. It is important to consider hands-on learning when exploring prepositions as it fosters kinaesthetic learning, which is one of the main learning styles.  This song comes with a…

Kaeru No Uta Ga (Japanese)

Kaeru No Uta Ga, otherwise known as the Japanese Frog Song is a firm favourite in this house! Bilingual experiences in early childhood have been linked to improved cognitive abilities and problem-solving. ⁣The repetition of the “Gwa” lyric is the perfect invitation for little ones to sing along with you and by adding instruments to…

Two Little Dickie Birds


Wise Old Owl

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Little Peter Rabbit

Download Resources Pop-up Bunny Puppet Related Products Lyrics Little Peter Rabbit had a fly upon his nose,Little Peter Rabbit had a fly upon his nose.Little Peter Rabbit had a fly upon his nose,So he flipped it and he flopped itAnd the fly flew away. Floppy ears and curly whiskers,Floppy ears and curly whiskers,Floppy ears and…

Sleeping Bunnies