This bundle contains pictures used to represent several Australian Folk Songs, including Bound for Botany Bay, Bound for South Australia, Ladies of Brisbane, Jim Jones, Lime Juice Tub, Ned Kelly, The Little Fish, the Old Bark Hut, and The Old Palmer Song.
Two old tortoises going for a walk, “Hello,” said one, “would you like a little talk?” “Yes,” said the other, “I do enjoy a chat.” So they walked along together with a natter, natter nat. This fabulous little rhyme is lots of fun for your young students. I begin with using index fingers to represent […]
This is a grat little s m song. I use a bear puppet after we sing to go around and eat pretend honey from the children’s cupped hands.
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A nice little rhyme complete with a picture. Ready to use for your young students.
A simple game and useful song using do re and mi.
This is the text only version of Fuzzy Wuzzy. Great for litereacy links.
A great teaching song, Fuzzy Wuzzy can be used for teaching do and practicing ta and ti ti.
One of my favourite quiet songs. I use a bird puppet that flies around the room, inbetween all the children holding their cupped hands as a next hoping the bird will land in their ‘tree’. It has a quiet, magical feel.
A cute little rhyme that would work with bee, bug or garden themes.
A cute little song that would be particularly good for bee or insect themes in the classroom
This sheet has the frog illustration and only the text from the song. I love using these sheets as part of a literacy program!
This little song sheet, Five Fat Frogs, complete with delightful illustration, is a useful s m song, unusual in that it begins on m.
A trace the text activity sheet that focuses on the word “Here”.
This little wrwiting sheet has dotted text for “do this”. A good writing practice for the repeated text.
A lullaby that I use for teaching minim and practicing d,r and m (and s).
A good winding games, this song also represents a great song to use to teach l and also for ta and ti ti.
A very useful song. Great for movement with younger grades. Later on I use it to teach te te te and tum in compound time and also the time signature and bar lines. A good strong feeling of the three sounds on one beat and great repitition in the first three phrases.
A beautiful little song that I use for teaching minim (which I call ‘too’ at the beginning).
You can’t go past this little song as part of your core repertoire for teaching s and m and ta and ti ti.
Great sm song.
A nice Christmas Song – wonderful for teaching tum ti and revising 3 metre.
Great teaching song for minim and for younger children, timbre.
A very useful song for teaching 3 metre.
A great core teaching song containing ta, te te and rest and drm sl.
While not actually a book, this is simply a page that can become a book. Each of your students illustrates one page and bind them together to make a book. Or you could always do an electronic version for your IWB.
Here is a simple picture song created using clip art! Easy Peasy – you can make several yourself – I just thought I would save you some time and do one for you.
You can’t beat a good “Hello song” to get the younger kids focussed and ready. Here is a document with 3 in it. And a good canon for mid/upper kids – good focus and tune up….
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There are many ways to use these lovely monkey pictures. Each one is in a common well known occupation. You will find some teaching ideas in the document as well.
There are many ways to use these lovely giraffe pictures. Each one is (happily!) doing a common household chore. You will find some teaching ideas in the document as well.
Here is a document you can just print off and use. Laminate, or put in a display book, and then sing Miss Polly Had a Dolly using the pictures as a visual focus for your students. You could also hand the pictures out and the child/group with the picture sings that section of the song. […]
A timeless folk song, Lucy Locket can be sung and played over and over. Containing very simple rhymes and a limited pitch range, it is very useful in an aural, sequential music program. Print off the song to put in your lesson planning Use the song on activity sheets Students can play on tuned percusison, […]
There are no names included in this version of the sheet One, Two, Three, Four. This one may be used for the children to have their own version on the rhyme by writing their name in as well as that of a friend. You may write in the names yourself for young children. Why not […]
This rhyme is great for feeling the beat. You can change the text to include the names of the children in your group. This is a great way to build in repetition without any chance of boredom! I like to give an instrument (usually a drum) to the two children whose names we are putting […]
Eleven fabulous rhymes that have a strong feeling of beat. 2,4,6,8 This is the Way the Ladies Ride How do you Doo Tee Chop Chop Timothy Fish Flicker Flicker Flap Engine Engine No. 9 Bee Bee Bumble Bee My Father is a Butcher Queen Queen Caroline Icka Backa Run them off and have your students illustrate […]
A fun little rhyme! You can use it as a question and answer activity.
Teaching Rhythm. These cute little frogs can be copied onto green paper, cut out and laminated. I use them mainly for reinforcing ‘sounds’ in a word when I am preparing for teaching the rhythmic pattern. I ask each child how many sounds in their name – e.g. 2 for Deb-bie. I place two frogs on […]
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Here is a sample track from “Music is for Everyone” This book and CD, by Debbie O’Shea, is a great resource for your early childhood classes. It will be available for purchase electronically very soon!