Song

Waiting Song

Waiting Song
Photo by: MamaLicia

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Builds patience for babies, toddlers and younger kids. Singing the waiting song lets them know that [ person / food / thing ] is on the way and will be there at the end of the song. Repeat until ready.

Time
3 minutes
Ages
0 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 2 tots
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Song

Song structure:
Waiting for the [ ___ ]
Waiting for the [ ___ ]
Yes, I love my [ ___ ]
Waiting for the [ ___ ]
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Examples:
Waiting for the mama
Waiting for the mama
Yes, I love my mama
Waiting for the mama
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the dada
Waiting for the dada
Yes, I love my dada
Waiting for the dada
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the milk
Waiting for the milk
It is smooth as silk
Waiting for the milk
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the toast
Waiting for the toast
Yummy, yummy toast
Waiting for the toast
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the soup
Waiting for the soup
Whoop de doop for soup
Waiting for the soup
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the berries
Waiting for the berries
Yes, I love my berries
Waiting for the berries
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Waiting for the bus
Waiting for the bus
What's all the fus? We're
Waiting for the bus
Uh oh (Uh oh)
Don't 'cha know (Don't 'cha know)

Original Source

Licia Claire Seaman

Developmental skills

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