Author: Kylie van Dam

School is Shut!

School is Shut!

Did Covid 19 shut your school too????? Not nice, hey?!? Luckily we have the internet, so you can keep on learning from home. What’s also lucky, is that your teachers are very very good at using it!! But…did you know that if this happened before…

There’s a lion eating the violins!!!!!!

There’s a lion eating the violins!!!!!!

Do you pretend to be an animal sometimes? Perhaps roar like a lion or sing in the trees like a bird? Here are some very famous pieces of animal music written by people who probably wanted to put roaring lions or chirping birds on stage…

Here is the church

Here is the church

When I was little, my mum taught me how to do this one. It’s a bit tricky with the fingers, so don’t worry if it takes a while to learn. My family is not religious, but I grew up in England where there are looooootttttsssss…

What????? A snake in the grass??????

What????? A snake in the grass??????

Ted loves snakes and wanted to sing a song about them. So here we have Mr. Jon and friends…out on a walk through the long long grass. Mmmm…snakes love a bit of long long grass! Snake in the Grass by Mr. Jon and Friends 2012…

The Bauble is the Bubble

The Bauble is the Bubble

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2019! There’s a lot we could talk about after the last of the twenty-teen years: world politics, the environment, changing social landscapes, domestic challenges, career highs and lows, physical and mental health… But seriously… Let’s just ban…

Thanks for the Sky

Thanks for the Sky

  This song has been written for Nicky, who somehow manages to give and simultaneously, create, enormous amounts of energy in others. Nicky loves the work of the English artist, Celia Smith, who drawers the natural environment with wire and this little song tries to…

Kid’s Requests age 2 to 8

Kid’s Requests age 2 to 8

So this is where we’re going to park all the odd bits and bobs kid’s bring me to work on. Today…Ted fancies a bit of Crazy Frog – Axel F. Don’t worry Mum and Dad. You’re children will be fluent English speakers after this one!…

Hello Hello Houten!

Hello Hello Houten!

In June 2019 Houten held a Cycling Festival and I was lucky enough to help promote that on our local radio station (which indeed…is a little like taking coals to Newcastle). My job was to talk about our journey to Houten as well as pick…

Months of the Year

Months of the Year

The most easy-peasy-Miss-M’geezy way to learn your months of the year. But don’t forget to give them CAPITAL LETTERS and spell them properly as well. February can be a tricky thing!    

Horses

Horses

  Horse Facts