Kids

What Color Is His Head?

What Color Is His Head?

Let’s practice colors, body parts and his/hers.                                                                      

11 november is de dag…

11 november is de dag…

The 11th of November is St Maarten! Here in Utrecht, St Maarten is the patron saint and his day is often celebrated by popular culture. Children make (or buy) small lamps, earlier out of sugar-beets or large root vegetables but now, out of paper, drawings, […]

Friends

Friends

It was Book Week last month and the kid’s theme was Friendship. So… I wrote us a Friends song. Fancy a happy little sing-along? Come join in! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfslGn2Z1mw&t=6s   Unfortunately I made the silly mistake of printing out the words before I filmed it. Not […]

What is music anyway Miss?

What is music anyway Miss?

On this page we’ll slowly build up some information with the kids over the year.   Music notes on a piano and on paper.         Beats       Different Time Signatures/how many beats in a bar.

The Ants Go Marching

The Ants Go Marching

An oldie but a goodie! Also works for older second language children, though please be careful when marching and thumb sucking. Many a soldier has come unstuck at that one! 😉 Thanks to Turtle Interactive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pjw2A3QU8Qg   And bet you never knew this is what […]

Hoe veel zijn ze? In het Engels ‘tuurlijk!

Hoe veel zijn ze? In het Engels ‘tuurlijk!

Kijk hoeveel je kunt in het Engels tellen . Misschien is het tellen zelf makkie, maar je hersenens gaan veel harder werken dan normaal! Geloof me!! See how many of these things you can count in English. The counting itself might be easy, but your brains […]

The Grand Old Duke of York

The Grand Old Duke of York

Here’s a lovely version of The Grand Old Duke of York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktkM2GtaSMk  

Skinny Little Chicken Legs

Skinny Little Chicken Legs

Finally, a film for this firm favorite. I dare you not to join in!  

Row Row Row Your Boat

Row Row Row Your Boat

Here’s a firm favorite with the little kids. One never knows when a nasty crocodile might be waiting around the corner!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSvT9_yWkB0&t=1s  

Move!

Move!

Here’s a far-from-perfect rendition of a song all about getting out into the world. Lots of energy and attitude needed! I’ve tried to show the three ways in which a group of voices can be split and layered, so go get lots of kids up […]