We use necessary cookies that allow our site to work. We also set optional cookies that help us improve our website.

For more information about the types of cookies we use, and to manage your preferences, visit our Cookies policy here.

Cookie settings

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.

Watch the video:

Unable to display this content.

To view content from third party services you need to allow 3rd party cookies.

Manage cookie settings

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.