The rhyme ‘After a bath’ is quite popular among children of all ages. The rhyme has catchy lyrics and uses simple words that are easy to learn. The song is loved by children across many countries in the world because of its liveliness and entertaining nature. The rhyme is not very old and is very popular as a bath time rhyme. It was written by Aileen Fisher and the year of origin is not known. Parents of babies and toddlers sing this rhyme in the bath to keep their kids busy and distracted if they’re being fussy.
More about the rhyme:
The rhyme explains all the things that take place after a bath. It is based on a kid that is bathing and explaining all the things that he did. The kid explains that after a bath he tries to wipe himself so that he gets dry. He wipes his hand, fingers, toes, two wet legs, and a shiny nose. In the end, the kid says that drying after bath is so much easier for a dog as it just has to shake its body and all the water goes away.
Takeaways for kids:
The rhyme is available in many videos on the internet in the form of cartoons. There is a cartoon kid that has been showed bathing and then drying himself. The rhyme can be used as a tool to make the bathing time more fun for babies and toddlers. The children’s song can also be used for performing as there are particular hand gestures that can be associated to the lyrics. Also, parents and teachers can use the rhyme to teach how to bath properly and then dry themselves. This can make them more disciplined and will help them learn how to do things on their own.