Sunshine pie

songs written by Dany Rosevear

Story time

Little Red Riding Hood

Jimbo and Jack

The mermaid and the whale

With Wynken, Blynken and Nod

 

Last updated: 4/8/2014 4:01 PM

The songs below are part ofSunshine pie

written and illustrated by Dany Rosevear

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Little Red Riding Hood O

 

Not the story as you might know it!

If you wish to play the game below you will need to be very familiar with the words of this song.

Children stand in a circle. The three main characters are chosen; Little Red Riding Hood who stands outside the circle, a wolf waiting also outside and a grandmother who sits sewing on a chair / bed inside the circle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Along the path to grandmother’s house

Skipped Little Red Riding Hood. x2

Her basket was full of goodies to eat,

For grandma needed a get well treat -

 

Chorus:

Of ginger beer, apples and biscuits,

Ginger beer, apples and biscuits,

A walnut cake that mother did bake

And ginger beer, apples and biscuits.

 

And through the wood as quick as she could

Skipped Little Red Riding Hood. x2

Her basket was full of goodies to eat,

But a very bad wolf spied those lovely treats -

Of ginger beer...

 

She saw some flowers and picked for an hour,

Sweet Little Red Riding Hood. x2

Her basket was full of goodies to eat,

And in went the flowers for an extra treat -

With the ginger beer...

 

Wolf got to the door of grandmother’s house

Before Little Red Riding Hood. x2

Now grandmother was delicious to eat

But pudding was in the basket of treats -

Of ginger beer...

 

Then through the door of grandmother’s house

Came Little Red Riding Hood. x2

Her basket was full of goodies to eat,

The flowers were there for an extra treat -

With the ginger beer...

 

But there in the bed was a very strange head,

Thought Little Red Riding Hood.

A wolf underfed - it was time that she fled!

Poor Little Red Riding Hood.

Wolf sprang with a leap to grab at those eats

She whopped him hard with the basket of treats -

Of ginger beer...

 

Old wolfie hiccupped and grandma came up

“Wicked!” said Red Riding Hood x 2

Wolf beat a retreat with nothing to eat,

He left behind the basket of treats -

Of ginger beer...

 

Gran threw on her wig and danced a fine jig

With Little Red Riding Hood x 2

On a table set neat they had plenty to eat

And nothing was left in that basket of treats -

No ginger beer...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Red Riding Hood holding a basket skips round the outside of the circle.

The circle claps in time to the music.

 

 

The circle skips round to the left holding hands. LRRH puts her basket down and claps hands in time to the music.

 

 

The circle hold hands high as LRRH skips with the basket in and out of the trees. Wolf enters the circle and rubs his tummy as he creeps round.

Chorus: as before + wolf claps too.

 

The circle hold hands high as wolf skips in and out of the trees. LRRH picks flowers in the centre and puts them in her basket.

Chorus: as before Wolf claps outside

 

Wolf enters the circle and pretends to gobble up grandmother; she moves outside. He rubs his tummy and creeps round.

Chorus: as before

 

LRRH enters the circle and skips round. She stops in front of the bed where wolf is sitting and scratches her head.

 

Chorus: as before

 

LRRH looks worried with hands to cheek. Wolf jumps up and chases her in and out of the children in the circle. She stops in the circle and taps the wolf with the basket - he falls to the ground.

 

Chorus: as before

 

Wolf jumps up and hiccups and gran reappears. LRRH looks surprised, then glad and hugs grandma.

Wolf runs outside the circle.

Chorus: as before

 

LRRH holds hands with gran and dances round. The circle claps.

LRRH and gran sit down and mime eating.

Chorus: as before but gran and LRRH join the circle to dance.


 

 

Jimbo and Jack O

 

When giraffes get playful anything might happen. Which pair can contort into the best twist?

 

Hold hands in pairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jimbo and Jack were two giraffes,

Oh my goodness how they made us laugh.

They knotted their necks and they knitted their knees,

Tied in a tangle what a terrible tease.

 

Well they wiggled and they jiggled and they wiggled one time more,

And they gave a little giggle as they fell upon the floor.

Then up jumped the two quite untwisted and unbent,

We’re such ‘knotty’ little fellows,

But for laughs are heaven sent!

or

We’re such funny little fellows,

But for laughs are heaven sent!

Skip round.

 

Lift hands high and make a twisted shape.

 

Wiggle and still in shape drop to the floor.

 

Jump up released from contorted shape. Hold one arm up high and walk gracefully round the room.

Greet a new partner ready to play the game again.


 

 

The mermaid and the whale O

 

When a mermaid gets playful everything changes but being a thoughtful creature she also manages to solve each problem as it comes along.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Once a merry mermaid dressed in sea green scales,

Tugged at the tail of a ten ton whale.

Well the whale he wept and the whale he cried,

He wept many buckets from his teeny tiny eyes.

The ocean rose, it rose so high,

It covered the land and it covered the sky.

The seagulls screeched and the guillemots crowed:

“The world is drowning in salt water oh!”

 

So that merry mermaid dressed in sea green scales,

Tickled the tummy of the ten ton whale.

Well the whale he laughed and the whale hiccupped,

He scooped up the seas, yes he drank it all up.

The ocean sank, it sank so low,

It left the sky and lowlands oh.

The seagulls purred and the guillemots cooed:

“We need a world with its oceans blue!”

 

Then that merry mermaid dressed in sea green scales,

Tossed up her treasures to the ten ton whale.

Well the whale he smiled a smile so big and wide,

He scooped up her treasures, and he jumped up high.

The ocean rolled, it rocked and roared,

The sky turned black and the rain did pour.

The seagulls squawked and the guillemots moaned:

“The stormy sea is our ocean home!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


With Wynken, Blynken and Nod O

 

In 1889 the poet Eugene Field published a beautiful poem about these three wonderful characters; it was later set to music and filmed by Disney.

 

Wynken, Blynken and Nod have since become synonymous with bedtime as they sail and fish through the night sky in a wooden shoe. Find out more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynken,_Blynken,_and_Nod.

 

This song was inspired by Ben, a 2½ year old Australian relative, who in his pyjamas at bedtime had just discovered the moon. He also loved to point and say ‘Oo-ooh!’ in order to get a reaction. Woe betides if you did not point back and answer ‘Oo-ooh!’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ben saw the moon in the night sky,

The moon saw Ben; winked an eye.

Oo-oo!” said Ben,

Oo-oo!” said the moon,

“I’ll sing you a soft lullaby,

I’ll sing you a soft lullaby.”

 

Chorus

With Wynken, Blynken and Nod,

Wynken, Blynken and Nod,

“We’ll rock you to sleep

As the stars skip and leap,”

Sang Wynken, Blynken and Nod.

 

Ben saw an owl in the night sky,

The owl saw Ben; winked an eye.

“Too-whit-too-woo!” said Ben,

“Too-whit-too-woo!” said the owl,

“To the land of dreams we shall fly,

To the land of dreams we shall fly.”

Chorus

 

Ben saw a cow the night sky,

The cow jumped over the moon.

“Moo-moo!” said Ben,

“Moo-moo!” said the cow,

“See you in Sandy land soon,

See you in Sandy land soon.”

Chorus

 

Ben saw those three little fellows,

Fishing up there so high.

Oo-ooooh!” said Ben,

Oo-ooooh!” said the three,

“Come sail in our boat through the sky,

Come sail in our boat through the sky.”

Chorus

 

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