19 Ross Street · Batavia · NY ·14020 · (585)343-9550

Fun and Games on the Baby Block!

Action Rhymes

Knee Ride Games
(Bounce baby on knees facing you)

This is the way the ladies ride.
Pace, pace, pace, pace, pace.
(Move knees gently up & down)
This is the way the gentlemen ride.
Gallop-a-trot, gallop-a-trot, gallop-a-trot.
(Move knees faster)
This is the way the farmer men ride.
Hobble-de-hoy, hobble-de-hoy, hobble-de-hoy.
(Move 1 knee then other for a bumpy ride)

To Market , To Market
(Knee Bounce)

To market, to market to buy a fat pig.
Home again, home again jiggety-jig.
To market, to market to buy a fat hog.
Home again, home again joggety-jog

Foot Game
(Move baby’s legs up and down)

See-saw, sacradown.
This is the way to London Town.
One foot up and the other down.
And that is the way to London Town.

Foot Patting Song
(Pat baby’s bare feet)

Shoe a little horse.
Shoe a little mare.
But let the colt
Go bare, bare, bare

Knee Ride Game
(Bounce baby on knees)

Ride a little horsey
Down to the town
Ooops, little horsey
We all fall down.
(Let baby fall through legs)

Face Game
(Point to baby’s features).

Two little eyes to look around,
Two little ear to hear each sound,
One little nose to smell what’s sweet.
One little mouth that likes to eat.

Richmond Memorial Library ·19 Ross Street · Batavia · NY ·14020 · (585)343-9550