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Nursery rhymes and songs: Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep

Nursery rhymes and songs: Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep

This collection of video and audio brings together traditional nursery rhymes and songs, counting songs and action songs.

Many also feature in Listen and Play and Playtime.

The songs and rhymes are an ideal Early Learning resource and can be used to support the language and communication objectives of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum.

Click on the link below to print the lyrics to the song.

Sleep, little one, sleep - supporting resources:

  1. Sleep, little one, sleep - print lyrics
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Lyrics - Sleep, little one, sleep

Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep,

There outside are all the sheep;

Lambs are penned up, safe from harm.

Sleep my little one, cosy warm.

Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep.

Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep.


Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep,

See the sky is filled with sheep;

Like a flock of clouds drift by.

Led by a moonlit lullaby.

Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep.

Sleep, sleep, little one, sleep.

Programmes to download

Programmes to download at any time

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A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.

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Notes to support the programmes including details of all the series content.