Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree

Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree

  Kookaburra Sits in The Old Gum Tree. Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree, Merry merry king of the bush is he. Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra, Gay your life must be!   Here are Sherry and Rick from The Mudcakes singing the Kookaburra song…

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow

       

Family Tree

Family Tree

Here’s a clapping song I wrote about the family tree. For Grandma and Grandpa clap up high, Mum/Dad, aunties/uncles clap in the middle and for all the brothers/sisters/cousins, clapped down low. All that activity plus singing makes it extra tricky, but I know you can…

WINTER

WINTER

                        And here are some other excellent winter songs for Dutch kids.  

Let’s get Christmassy!

Let’s get Christmassy!

        The Faith Song           Jingle Bells                           All I Want for Christmas Is You Mariah Carey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK0z1S8SwZc I just can’t wait I don’t want a…

Sinterklaas.

Sinterklaas.

    Sinterklaas is on his way again. Here are a couple of favorites to get everyone in the mood (as if all the pepernoten don’t do the job!).                        

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!   Unfortunately I made the silly mistake of printing out the words before I filmed it. Not my…

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.             And if you fancy…

The Grand Old Duke of York

The Grand Old Duke of York

Here’s a lovely version of The Grand Old Duke of York.     And here is the fantastic little film Teyl made of his lego Duke and soldiers. Super gedaan Teyl!