London Bridge (and variations)

When my schedule fell on different days I hosted two gigantic babytimes every week. I never did bring my ukulele to babytime, as my philosophy was along the lines of programs like Parent-Child Mother Goose that teach parents they don’t need anything but themselves to entertain their infants. I still believe that this is important. Babytime is an interactive bonding time for adult and child, so at babytime I want to be a facilitator, not a performer. But after watching my own baby respond to instruments, I think next time I’ll introduce one or two songs on the ukulele, just to share the joy of experiencing live music together. And all this comes to mind because Come Along and Sing With Me was my old opening song for babytime.

Try this one in a few keys to see which works best for your voice and fingers. Storytime Songs plays G and D7, Got A Ukulele plays C and G7, and Babypatch plays F and C7, which is what works best for me right now.


London Bridge
F

London Bridge is falling down 
C7             F

Falling down, falling down
F

London Bridge is falling down 
C7       F

My fair lady



Head and Shoulders
F

Head and shoulders, knees and toes
C7              F

Knees and toes, knees and toes
F

Head and shoulders, knees and toes
C7           F

Eyes, ears, mouth and nose



Come Along and Sing With Me
F

Come along and sing with me 
C7             F

Sing with me, sing with me
F

Come along and sing with me
C7                 F

On this ________* morning

Verses
... Clap with me...
... Roll with me...
... Stretch with me...


*Weather, or Day of the week


Little Raindrops
F

Little raindrops falling down
C7             F

Falling down, falling down
F

Little raindrops falling down
C7            F

Falling to the ground


Verses
Bigger raindrops...
Giant raindrops...

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