“Canada in my Pocket” by Michael Mitchell is a great song about Canadian symbols and coins.Details
Brrrr…it’s cold! The perfect time to build a snowman. Introduce clothing and parts of the body with “I’m A Little Snowman.”Details
“The Wheels on the Bus” is a popular american children’s nursury rhyme. This is a really popular song which kids just love to sing along to. The song introduces some great vocab and makes for a good ‘present simple’ lesson. The actions of the song are really easy and mimic what is happening in the song.Details
“Row, Row, Row Your Boat” is a popular american children’s nursury rhyme. The most common modern version is often sung as a round for four voice parts. The earliest printing of the song is from 1852, when the lyrics were published with similar lyrics to those used today, but with a very different tune. The modern tune was first recorded with the lyrics in 1881 in The Franklin Square Song Collection.Details
This is the story of Handa, who’s part of the Luo tribe in south-west Kenya. Handa decides to take seven pieces of delicious fruits to her friend, Akeyo, who lives in the neighbouring village. But as Akeyo wonders, I wonder what fruit Akeyo will like best?, a series of sneaky animals steal something from Handa’s basket, which she’s carrying on her head… When Handa reaches Akeyo, will she have anything left to offer her friend?Details
“The Grand Old Duke of York” (also sung as The Noble Duke of York) is an English children’s nursery rhyme, often performed as an action song. Like many popular nursery rhymes the origins of the song have been much debated and remain unclear. The catchy tune of this rhyme greatly facilitates its teaching.Details
I wanted to share some of my favorite food books with you. I hope these book suggestions help!Details
Im A Little Teapot is a short and simple action song to sing with preschoolers. Originally, the song was written to help students master the “Waltz Clog” tap dance routine. Indeed, the song may be accompanied with actions: extending one arm in a curve like the spout, placing the other arm like the handle, and bending sideways to mimic pouring.Details
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon?
Here are a set of activities and games to learn the vocabulary and to check the comprehension of the book “Room on the Broom”. Then you can have the students listen to and watch the movie.
“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”.Details