Cuckoo

Literacy Tip

Hi, my name is Cliff and I have a bouncing rhyme for you today called “Cuckoo”. It’s perfect for Babies and Toddlers and helps them build vocabulary by using new words and sounds. Your child should face you so that you can look in their eyes as you say the rhyme.

Transcript

Cuckoo! Cuckoo! Cuckoo! (bounce child on lap)
Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. (rock child gently from side to side)
I’m a little cuckoo clock.
Tick. Tock, Tick. Tock. Stop! (stop rocking)
What time is it? It’s one o’clock!
Cuckoo! (bounce child up once or lift in air)
Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. (rock child gently from side to side)
I’m a little Cuckoo Clock.
Tick Tock, Tick Tock. Stop! (stop rocking)
What time is it? It’s two o’clock!
Cuckoo! Cuckoo! (bounce child up twice)

Video Information

  • Creator: Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy
  • Performers: Cliff Davidson (with puppet Zeke)
  • Contributors: Rocky Mountain PBS
  • Source: Public Domain
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3 Comments

  • Wonderful! So glad to see these new videos! And this is a new rhyme for me to learn. Thanks!

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  • Haha I had a great little laugh watching that. I can see that kids would just love that. Great job

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  • thought you would like to know my 2 year old loves “Cliff” and we have watched this clip about 10 times yesterday and he has just asked to watch is again and next he wants “Cliff” singing Pat a Cake
    keep up the great work

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