Braemar Primary Nursery Sangs

Nursery Sangs

I LIKE WATER


Tune: Swim Swim Swimmy

I like to swim in my water, I like to swim in my water,

I like to swim in my water, swim swim swimmy I swim 

Swim swim swimmy I swim, swim swim swimmy I swim

Swim swim swimmy I swim, swim swim swimmy I swim


I like to float in my water, float float floaty I float


I like to dive in my water, dive dive divey I dive


I like to drink my water, drink drink drinky I drink


I like to wash in my water, wash wash washy I wash


I like to surf on my water, surf surf surfy I surf


I like to fish in my water, fish fish fishy I fish


I like to splash in my water, splash splash splashy I splash

 

 

Everybody Loves 

Tune : Everybody loves Saturday night

Everybody loves Bonnie Braemar, Everybody loves Bonnie Braemar  

Everybody, everybody, everybody, everybody, Everybody loves Bonnie Braemar


Everybody loves their family (hug) hug


Everybody loves a swimming deer (ma braw antlers)


Everybody loves the castle flag (waving)


Everybody loves a bothy cake (knife and fork)


Everybody loves a bothy treat (hot burger- mustard squiggle, SLAP!)


Everybody loves the obstacle course (roly poly)


Everybody loves building a snowman (one hand on other to build)

Hat and scarf

Buttons and nose

Brown rock eyes


 Everybody loves Bonnie Braemar

 Movement Chant - So much Space

Reaching and stretching, opening up the rib cage and lungs, fluid open movement.

so much space and so much sky, so much space and so much sky

Right arm up, both arms up , left arm up, both arms up and outstretched.




A Walk In The Woods

Tune : Dusty Bluebells

 We can go investigating

 We can go investigating

 We can go investigating

 Walking in the woods

 

Keep a look out for red squirrels x 3

 Running in the woods

 

You can find a magic stick x 3

 Lying in the woods

 

Can you find the Christmas tree? X 3

 Hiding in the woods

 

Can you catch a falling leaf x 3

 Flying in the woods

 

Take your pan and make a mud pie x 3

 Mucky in the woods



Doon The Dee

Tune : Ho Ro Donald

Jump into our speedy boat

Jump into our speedy boat

Jump into our speedy boat

Doon the Dee we go

 

Better put the petrol in

Pour pour pour, pour pour pour

Better put the petrol in

Doon the Dee we go


Better switch the engine on

Broom broom broom, broom brooom broom

Better switch the engine on

Doon the Dee we go


Get the rope off the tree

Untie it carefully

Get the rope off the tree

Doon the Dee we go


Ballater has bigger shops

Go and get the shopping bags

Ballater has bigger shops

Doon the Dee we go

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Above recording is only the first part of the song, McKenzie is our star singer!

The full song recording is below.

The first verse comes from a song made by American Woody Guthrie, the tune is part of the old Scots song Nae Luck Aboot The Hoose. 

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This is our version of a song made up by the famous American songwriter Woodie Guthrie for his own children. You can hear him sing it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BI1kyf9v-0

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The song Everybody Loves Saturday Night, Bobo Waro Fero Satoday was originally made up in the West African country of Ghana. Dance bands played it in the style called Hilife. There are many version of the song on Youtube. You can read more about it at https://tinyurl.com/jg9b9qt but they name the wrong country, it was Ghana not Nigeria.

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  Dusty Bluebells is a game where children stand in a ring while others move in and out between them. See English children playing it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fadMI0Zo8ro
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The Gaelic song with this tune was about Bonny Prince Charlie. Scottish singer Andy Stewart borrowed the tune for his Donald Where's Yer Troosers?