Songs for learning

Ages 4 to 7

As I was walking down the street | Lyrics
This is a charming song inviting children to greet and dance with new partners.

Baby beluga | Lyrics
A charming sing-along song about a little white whale and feeling secure.

Digging the garden | Lyrics
An upbeat salsa number about sowing seeds and growing plants

Hey little frog! | Lyrics
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A catchy song exploring the lifecycle of a frog (including adaptations for butterflies and birds)

In the spring | Lyrics
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An uplifting and cheerful song, full of the joys of spring!

It's getting too hot for monkeys | Lyrics
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A fun topical song delivering a serious message about global warming liberally sprinkled with ‘in-jokes’!

Make that sound! | Lyrics
This is a lively blues song, focusing on the various ways that sound can be produced by different musical instruments or found objects. 

Multiplicity | Lyrics
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This song can be adapted to suit any kind of number work. It’s a catchy, accessible tune and great fun to sing!

People who help us | Lyrics
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A sweet song encouraging children’s awareness of the people who help keep our communities safe and happy.

Pirates! | Lyrics
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This song is about pirates — they’re scary, bold and have a special flag so we know they’re coming!

Roll the old chariot along | Lyrics
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This is a famous old ‘stamp-‘n’-go’ sea shanty. Do you recognise any other tunes in the accompaniment?

The geography song | Lyrics
Learn the names of the world’s continents and oceans with this tuneful song

The transport song | Lyrics
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Jet, set, go with this fun song featuring different modes of transport

There was an old woman who swallowed a fly | Lyrics
A famous cumulative nonsense song about an old woman and her bizarre diet!

Tutankhamun! | Lyrics
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This song, with its distinctive Egyptian flavour, introduces the legendary child king Tutankhamun.

Viking rock | Lyrics
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Full of Viking gusto, this upbeat rock song has clever and accessible lyrics describing the Nordic way of life.

What shall we do with the drunken sailor? | Lyrics
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This is a sea shanty that sailors might have sung while hauling up the sail or the anchor.

Word space! | Lyrics
A song to enthuse writers and improve KS1 written work.

Activities to try

 

Frogs and animal lifecycles

 
 

Continents and oceans

 
 

People who help us

 
 

Practise writing

 
 

Pirates

 
 

Animal rhymes and sounds

 
 

Make that sound

 
 

Beluga whales

 
 

In the spring

 
 

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