The wheels on the metro go round and round….

By March 4, 2014Latest News
I had a great time with the funded two year olds this morning in Riverside Nursery.
These children are amazing! They have so much energy and determination, they are a joy to be around.
One of the practitioners in the funded twos room taught me their special version of The Wheels on the Bus, which features our local metro.
I am not sure I do the sound effects justice, I bet you can do better than me!

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Words:

The wheels on the metro go round and round, round and round, round and round
The wheels on the metro go round and round,
All day long
The doors on the metro go open and shut (show with your hands), open and shut, open and shut
The doors on the metro open and shut
All day long
The lady on the metro says *rrrr(metro sound!) “move along please” , *rrrr “move along please”, *rrrr “move along please’”
The lady on the metro says *rrrr  ”move along please’”
All day long

The wheels on the bus is a great tune to adapt. Sing about anything you like. You don’t have to stick with transport either. Try personalising this song to your child, so you could just sing about what they are doing.

For example, you could use the same tune and sing:
“When Jake plays at home, he likes to paint, likes to paint, likes to paint etc”

Image used under Creative Commons License by Flickr user Synwell, with thanks.

Here are a few more songs to try with your little ones...

The wheels on the metro

March 4, 2014

Roll your sleeves up (Frere J)

November 4, 2013

I went to visit a farm one day… (adapted to be about anything at all)

November 4, 2013

It’s a good day for….anything at all!

May 21, 2013

A hedgehog is very prickly

March 21, 2013

If it’s time to change your nappy (Lesley Forrester)

March 20, 2013

Kate

Author Kate

I am an early years music specialist based in North Tyneside. I am currently leading on the Terrific Twos at Riverside Project. Before that I was the lead practitioner for the Tuneful Tots & Bouncin' Bairns projects.

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