Wheels on the Bus

Let's sing together

Singing songs with a baby is a great way to encourage their early communication. It helps the bond between adult and child, supports brain development and also language development as it increases access to key words and sounds. 

Watch this video and let's sing together

How does this nursery rhyme help?

Wheels on the Bus can help with your child's development and coordination, especially movements which cross from one side of the body to the other. As your child grows and develops, they will be able to do more movements and actions. This song can help with their gross motor skills as they are using their different parts of their body to do the actions. It can help them with their balance, coordination and muscle development.

You may find that this song develop your child's listening skills as there are so many verses to the song, whether you stick to the traditional lyrics or make up your own! This song also helps them to learn about the world around them and encourages their imagination. Depending on their age, they may want to contribute a verse of their own.

The parent or caregiver can help their smaller children with simple movements such as putting them on their lap and doing the relevant actions. As your baby gets older, they will be able to do more movements and actions independently.

Rhyme lyrics 

The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round, the wheels on the bus go round and round all day long.

The children on the bus go up and down, up and down, up and down, the children on the bus go up and down, all day long.

The doors on the bus go open and shut, open and shut, open and shut, the doors on the bus go open and shut, all day long.

The wipers on the bus go swish swish swish, swish swish swish, swish swish swish, the wipers on the bus go swish swish swish, all day long.

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