Round and round the garden

Round and round the garden

Round and round the garden is an action rhyme that can support you to bond with your baby as you have fun together.

Singing Rhymes and songs together is really good for your baby, it supports many aspects of their development, including language and communication.

Round and round the garden lyrics:

Round and round the garden, like a teddy bear (Trace your finger in a circle around your baby’s palm)

One step, two step… (Walk your fingers up your baby’s arm)

Tickle you under there! (Tickle them under the chin, arm or on their tummy)

Top tip:

Repeat the rhyme regularly and as your baby gets to know it, they will enjoy it even more as they anticipate the tickle at the end.

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Good to know

Activities like this build your baby’s vocabulary by using actions with words. It also helps them to anticipate what’s coming next.