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Dingle Dangle Scarecrow

Dingle Dangle Scarecrow

       

The Aussie Bakfiets Mama with SBS Dutch.

The Aussie Bakfiets Mama with SBS Dutch.

Special Broadcasting Services, SBS,  is a federally funded editorially independent media outlet in Australia. Their ‘purpose is to inspire all Australians to explore, appreciate and celebrate our diverse world, and in doing so, contribute to a cohesive society.’ To state that their standard of quality […]

Nederlands Reclames met Engels Slogans.

Nederlands Reclames met Engels Slogans.

Here’s your task: 7 English slogans you hear used in Dutch adverts. Write them in English, like I have below, then translate them, then write them three more times in English. Here are some I heard on the TV the other night.   Nissan Qashqai […]

Playing the Cajon

Playing the Cajon

So…let’s get some rhythm going! Here are different teachers, in Dutch and English, giving lots of information about the Cajon and how to play it. If you don’t like their lessons, search and see who else you can find. It’s your music!!!!!!!       […]

One lesson, two lessons.

One lesson, two lessons.

One lesson, two lessons. One song, two songs. One teacher, two teachers. One website, two websites. In English, when we have two or more of something, it’s called ‘plural’. We usually show the plural just by adding a ‘s’ to the end of a word. One […]

How to play the ukulele

How to play the ukulele

So…Here’s how you’re going to learn to play the ukulele: a little bit of help from me each week, but mostly from You Tube at home. Below are two sets of teachers, one in Dutch and one in English. You can learn a lot from […]

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 […]

Shotgun

Shotgun

Time for a Sing-along with George, who’s seriously happy in the passenger seat!         Did you know that ‘riding shotgun’ comes from a time when stage-coaches dashed around the new colonies of America and Australia? A driver controlled the horses and the […]

Ariana says Thank You

Ariana says Thank You

So…it seems Ariana’s feeling better about life and written a really pretty song to show it. Of course, because we’re learning it at school, we won’t be singing exactly what she sings 😉   thank u, next Ariana Grande Thought I’d end up with Sean […]

Old and New

Old and New

Wishing all our family and friends around the world a gorgeous Christmas and New Year’s Eve for 2018. It’s been a big one!