“Give Me a Home Among the Gumtrees” or just “Home Among the Gumtrees” is a classic Australian song which can be just read or sung! The song has become one of the most frequently recorded Australian compositions of all time.
“It’s a Happy House” is a rhyme published on Happy House by Stella Maidment and Lorena Roberts. The song can be used to teach little kids the parts of the house in English.
“A Spider in the Bathroom” is a fun nursery rhyme published on The Music Box by Longman. The purpose of this song is to teach children to identify the rooms of the house and the names of some animals.
“Georgie Porgie” is a very popular traditional English language nursery rhyme. The song was first printed in The Kentish Coronal in 1841, where it was described as an “old ballad” with the name spelled “Georgy Peorgy”. Georgie Porgie is a cheeky little boy who like to tease people especially little girls.
“House Song” is a fun nursery rhyme written by Peter Weatherall. The purpose of this song is to teach children to identify the parts of the house and building materials. Also in this song, we introduce adjectives such as big, small, short and tall.
“Chameleon Coloring Song” by Peter Weatherall is the perfect song for practicing colours identification with the kids.
“Today is Monday” is a book and a song written by Eric Carle that invites preschoolers to recognize animals, foods and the days of the week in English. Each large spread features a different animal enjoying a tasty meal: a porcupine with Monday’s string beans, a snake with Tuesday’s spaghetti, an elephant with Wednesday’s “ZOOOOP”… right up to a monkey with Sunday’s ice-cream. At the end, a group of kids gathers around a big table to feast on all the foods mentioned.
“Sally Go Round the Sun” is a traditional rhyme that can be sung in canon. The song is also a popular circle dance usually played in larger groups. The second version of this traditional rhyme can also be used to teach little kids the days of the week in English. Follow this adventurous little girl on her tours in this song…
“Days of the Week” is a very simple and fun song for children that is great for introducing the seven days of the week and the order of the days in English. It is used in many preschools and schools all over USA and UK. This nursery rhyme can be sung to the tune of the Addams Family.
“Aiken drum” is a strange, but very funny Scottish nursery rhyme that is the perfect accompaniment to a food and nutrition unit in preschool and elementary grades. We can also use this song to learn parts of the face.