Mr Tumble's bedtime routine

What do you do before you go to bed? Watch Mr Tumble getting ready for bed and learn some sign language with him!

Help

  • Do the preparation activity to help you with words from the video.
  • Watch the video then play the games to check your understanding.
  • You can also print the worksheets for more practice.
  • Remember to read our discussion question and leave a comment!

Transcript

Hello, Mr Tumble.

Oh, hello. 

Is it your bedtime, Mr Tumble? 

Yes, it's my bedtime. I'm really tired. Right. Ha ha. In we get. Ah, that's better. Ooh, um, will you tell me a story, please? 

Are you sure you're ready for bed, Mr Tumble?

Yes.

Have you got your pyjamas on?

Ha ha ha. Ye— oh, er, no. Oh, wait. 

Ta-da!

Oh, they're nice pyjamas, Mr Tumble.

Ha, ha. Thank you! Right, ha ha, move up, Tumble Ted. Ha ha, there we go! Ah, now I'm ready for bed. Ha ha. Er, will you tell me a story, please?

If you're sure you're ready for bed. 

Yes.

Have you got your pyjamas on, Mr Tumble?

Er, yes.

Have you washed your face and brushed your teeth?

Ha ha ha. Ye— oh, er, no. Oh, wait. 

Ta-da! Ah, that's better! Right then, now I'm ready for bed. Woo-hoo! Er, will you tell me a story, please? 

If you're sure you're ready for bed. Have you got your pyjamas on, Mr Tumble?

Er, yes.

Have you washed your face, Mr Tumble?

Ha ha! Yes.

Have you cleaned your teeth, Mr Tumble?

Hee! Yes.

Have you kissed Tumble Ted goodnight?

Ha ha ha. Ye— oh, er, no. Sorry, Tumble Ted. Mwah! Ha ha ha. Now I'm definitely ready for bed. Woo-hoo!

Well done, Mr Tumble. You're ready for bedtime now. But before we tell you a story, please would you show us the sign for bedtime?

Oh, yes. Bedtime. You sign 'bedtime'. Ah, good signing. 

Thank you, Mr Tumble. Would you like a bedtime story now? 

Oh, er, no. 

No, Mr Tumble? 

Well, I would like a bedtime song with my friends. 

Bed, bed, now it's time for bed.

Brush your teeth at the sink.

Wash your face and have a drink.

Read a book, turn down the light.

Wish your favourite teddy bear goodnight.

Wish your favourite teddy bear goodnight.

Goodnight, Tumble Ted. And goodnight to you too.

© BBC

Discussion

Can you remember the sign Mr Tumble showed us for bedtime? What other signs did you see? Tell us which ones you can do!

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