Bobbing Up and Down

Sons of the sea,

Bobbing up and down like this.

Sailing the ocean,

Bobbing up and down like this.

They may build their ships my lad,

Bobbing up and down like this.

But they can’t beat the boys of the Old Brigade

Bobbing up and down like this.

 

Pirates so free,

Bobbing up and down like this.

Searching the ocean,

Bobbing up and down like this.

They care naught for wind or rain

Bobbing up and down like this.

For they rob the gold on the Spanish main,

Bobbing up and down like this.

Sway your baby back and forth while you sing or hum along. Babies love rocking and swaying. 

Pretend to be sailors and join in with the chorus line, “Bobbing up and down like this”. Try going faster and slower. You could invent different ways to bob up and down – the sillier the better!

You could make a homemade shaker to add your own sounds of the sea. Put some rice, beans or lentils in a plastic container and shake along. Just make sure it’s sealed tightly!