Tiro-cover

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

Stands in his cot

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

Ka tū i tāna moenga kōhungahunga

He aha tāna e kite ai?

He sees his big brother

Getting up for school,

And his sister, too,

Trying to look cool.

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Ka kite ia i tōna tuakana

E oho ana mō te kura

Me tōna tuahine hoki,

E whakatau ana kia pai tōna āhua.

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

Goes out to the motor car

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

Ka haere ki waho ki te motokā

He aha tāna e kite ai?

He sees his father driving

Off to work,

And his brother and sister

Who to school do walk.

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Ka kite ia i tōna matua e taraiwa ana

Ki te mahi

Me tōna tuakana rāua ko tuahine

Ka hīkoi ki te kura.

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

Goes to the swimming pools

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

Ka haere ki te puna kaukau

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-6

He sees his mother swimming

In the long, deep pool,

Where the water is warm and

the music is cool.

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Ka kite ia i tōna whaea e kauhoe ana

I te puna kaukau roa, hōhonu hoki

E mahana ai te wai, ā,

E pārekareka ai ngā waiata.

Tiro-7

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

On the way to the park

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

E haere ana ki te pāka

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-8

He sees his friend playing,

And his Mum watching him.

The ducks quack in the pond

When the bread is thrown in.

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Ka kite ia i tana hoa  tākaro ana

Me tōna whaea e mātakitaki ana i a ia

Ka keakea te pārera i roto i te hāroto

Ina whiua te parāoa ki roto.

Tiro-9

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

He goes to the dairy

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

E haere ana ki te toa

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-10

He sees his Mum buying

Some milk and bread.

So all the family

Can be fed.

  _______________

Ka kite ia i tōna whaea

E hoko ana i te mīraka me te parāoa

Kia taea ai te whānau

te whāngai.

Tiro-11

Here’s a little baby

1, 2, 3

He goes to the Marae

What does he see?
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Nei ra he pepi iti

1, 2, 3

E haere ana ki te marae

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-12

He sees his Grandad speaking

And his Grandma cooking kai.

The day is warm and sunny

The hours fly by.

  _______________

Ka kite ia i tōna koro e kōrero ana

Me tōna kuia e tunu kai ana.

He rā paki, he rā mahana

Ka tere haere ngā haora.

Tiro-13

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

He goes to the school concert

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

Ka haere ana ia ki te kōnohete i te kura

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-14

He sees his brother performing,

The haka really loud.

And his sister doing the poi

And hears clapping from the crowd.

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Ka kite ia i tōna tuakana e whakangahau ana

Tino pehu nei te haka

Me tōna tuahine e mahi poi ana

Ka rangona te pakipaki a te minenga.

Tiro-15

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

Going off to bed

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

Ka haere ki te moe

He aha tāna e kite ai?

Tiro-16

He sees his father smiling

And his Mum cuddles him.

His Daddy gives him a pat and kiss

While him Mum sings to him.

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Ka kite ia i tōna matua e menemene ana

Ka awhiawhi tōna whaea i a ia

Ka miri tōna matua i a ia, ka kihi hoki

I a whaea e waiata ana ki a ia.

Tiro-17

Here's a little baby

1, 2, 3

Fast asleep and dreaming

What does he see?

____________

Nei rā pepi iti

1, 2, 3

E moe ana, e pohewa ana

He aha tāna e kite ai?

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