Babies Books and Rhymes with Nanga at Banyo Library - video transcript

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>> NANGA: Hi everyone! Welcome to Banyo Library. My name is Nanga, and thanks for joining us! I’m going to do a Babies, Books, and Rhymes session. It will just be a little one, but before we get started, let’s do our children’s Acknowledgement to Country.

If you do know this, please join in.

Here is the land, here is the sky, here are my friends, and here am I.

Let’s do that one more time. Ready?

Here is the land, here is the sky, here are my friends, and here am I.

Awesome!

[singing]: Say hello to everyone, to everyone, to everyone.
Say hello to everyone, we welcome you here.

Thanks for coming. So, did you know we have online content? If you go to your catalogue, to eLibCat, you will see we have First Five Forever.

There are lots of things to do with your infants, so if you do go to the catalogue, you will see the links there. I encourage you to do that, while our doors are closed especially.

So, if you have your baby with you, get comfortable. You might be on the floor, or you might be sitting up on the couch.

I’m using my doll today, ok?

Baby loves to see your face, ok? So, if you are turning your child away, and they get a bit fussy, sometimes it’s because they can’t see you. So maybe turn them around so they can see you. Hello!

Alright! Now, before we sing our first song, let’s wash our hands. Ok? I’ll just lay baby in my lap here.

So, right now, there are a lot of reasons why we should be washing our hands. Let’s make it fun! Alright? So, we’re going to wash our hands with a bit of soap. We can do this with our little ones, too! It’s a bit of fun just to sing. Alright.

[singing]: Tops and bottoms, tops and bottoms, in between, in between.
Scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them,
then they’re clean, squeaky clean.

Isn’t that good? Let’s do it one more time!

[singing]: Tops and bottoms, tops and bottoms, in between, in between.
Scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them, scrub them,
then they’re clean, squeaky clean.

Good! Now our hands are clean. Alright. We’re going to sing a song, but let’s have a prop! What should we use? You can use anything in your house. Today, we’re gonna use some scarves.

Babies like to feel things brush across their body, even their face. Of course, it’s clean at your house. But, if they can feel that on their body, it feels really nice.

Sometimes they like to go peek-a-boo! Like that, and they see your face. Ready? And… peek-a-boo!

If you don’t have a scarf, you can use some washing if you have some washing hanging around, or a tea towel — something nice and bright that their eyes can track and look at that bright coloured thing.

So. if you move it around, sometimes baby’s head will go around, looking for it. Where has it gone? Ok. So, we’re gonna do a scarf song first of all. Alright. So, let’s wave our scarf so baby can see. Side to side. Up and down.

I’m gonna turn my baby around to face me. Alright. Alright, let’s wave our scarf!

[singing]: Wave your scarf side to side, side to side, side to side,
wave your scarf side to side, wave your scarf.

Good! Was that fun? Let’s do it up and down!

[singing]: Wave your scarf up and down, up and down, up and down,
wave your scarf up and down, wave your scarf.

Good! It might brush across baby’s face! Boo! Good, alright. Let’s put that one away.

Nanga: Now we’re going to do a song that’s 'Two Little Dickie Birds. Ok? So, I’m going to turn baby around for this one. Baby may be looking, or they may be looking elsewhere, ok? But if baby’s happy to look away, that’s good. If they get fussy, turn them around to face you.

[singing]: Two little dickie birds sitting on a wall.
One named Peter, one named Paul.
Fly away Peter! Fly away Paul!
Come back Peter, come back Paul!

Good! Let’s do that one more time.

[singing]: Two little dickie birds sitting on a wall.
One named Peter, one named Paul.
Fly away Peter! Fly away Paul!
Come back Peter, come back Paul!

Awesome! Good. What have we got over here? We’ve got a board book. Look! These are board books, especially for little ones. They’re nice and thick, and they’re sturdy for little hands if they want to touch.

So, we have a wide selection of board books here, and these are ideal for you to pop in the bottom of your stroller if you’re going out for the day. So, these are called board books. I’ll out this to the side.

Now, these songs can be sung while you’re in the car, or even when you’re shopping. So, just have some fun with it. Right, we’re going to do a little teapot song.

So, let’s stand up and make sure you hold baby closely to you! Let’s stand up. Alright, are you ready? We’re going to do a teapot song now. If you’ve got anything to the side, move it to the side so you don’t fall over!

So, we’re going to use our teapot spout, and our teapot handle. Are you ready?

[singing]: I’m a little teapot short and stout,
here is my handle, here is my spout.
When I get all steamed up then I shout.
Tip me over, pour me out!
Tip me over, pour me out!

Ok, let’s swap sides! Swapping over! Let’s go again. 

[singing]: I’m a little teapot short and stout,
here is my handle, here is my spout.
When I get all steamed up then I shout.
Tip me over, pour me out!
Tip me over, pour me out!

Well done! Alright, let’s have a sit. We’re going to sing our goodbye song. So, thanks for coming today. We’re going to sing our goodbye song. So, I’ll just put baby on the side, here. So, if you know this song, you might have learned it when you came to Banyo, please join in!

[singing]: The more we get together, together, together,
the more we get together the happier we’ll be!
Cause your friends are my friends and my friends are your friends.
Say goodbye to everyone we’ll see you next week.

Bye everyone!

 

Last updated: 26 May 2020
Topics: library