“Brother John” is a nursery rhyme of French origin traditionally sung in a round. Its original title is “Frère Jacques”. The song is about a monk who has overslept and is urged to wake up and sound the bell for the “matins”.
“Red and Yellow” is a colour song perfect for practicing colours identification with the kids.
“Five Little Shamrocks” is a number song for Saint Patrick’s Day. It is the perfect song for practicing numbers identification with the kids.
“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is a traditional children’s nursery rhyme about a star at least 250 years old! The full song speaking to the wonder that is the shining star and how it lights the way for travelers.
“Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” is an English nursery rhyme. The earliest surviving version dates from 1731. It is sung to a variant of the French melody “Ah ! Vous dirai-je maman”. Uncorroborated theories have been advanced to explain the meaning of the rhyme. In 1930, Katherine Elwes Thomas in The Real Personages of Mother Goose suggested the rhyme referred to resentment at the heavy taxation on wool.
“One Potato, Two Potato” is a children’s counting-out game that was first recorded 1885 in Canada. It is the perfect song for practicing numbers. Through this counting-out game, the students can memorize the numbers and familiar to the plural form.
The counting song “Ten Green Bottles” is one of the easiest way to teach the children the countdown. Through this repetitive song, the students can memorize the numbers and familiar to the plural form.
“Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” is the perfect song for practising parts of the body. Through the song, the students can memorize the body words and familiar to the plural form.
“Hickory Dickory Dock” is a song about a curious mouse who runs up a clock and gets frightened by the sound made every hour! The lyrics, that imitate the clock sounds, introduce children to the fundamentals of telling the time in English.
“One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” (or just “1, 2, Buckle My Shoe “) is a traditional English nursery rhyme and counting-out rhyme first recorded in “Songs for the Nursery”, published in London in 1805. Young children will learn to count from 1 to 20 with this funny song.