The Hiccups

The Hiccups

The Hiccups Kylie van Dam 2021   I have got the hiccups Hiccup x7 I have got the hiccups, Hiccup x 6 Why have I got the hiccups? Hiccup x 7 Why have I got the hiccups? Hiccup x 6   There’s a party under 

The Summer Time

The Summer Time

The Summer Time!!!! Holiday, ice-cream, staying up late and playing with friends. And noooooooooooooo school! (oh…and mozzie bites…)  

Telling the Time

Telling the Time

The English language day is divided into two halves: AM and PM. AM and PM come from Latin and allow us to know if we’re talking about the first or the second half of the day. AM comes from ante merīdiem which means ‘before midday’. PM 

Reduce Reuse Recycle

Reduce Reuse Recycle

Mmmm…our relationship with the planet we live on. It’s a big topic that’s not going away soon. Here’s a Kylie van Dam toe-tapper to get the kids thinking about things.   Reduce Reuse Recycle Kylie van Dam 2021   Reduce Reuse Recycle in a circle. 

Life Cycles

Life Cycles

It’s almost spring! Lot’s of new things everywhere. Ahhhhh…lovely. So here’s a little Miss Kylie song about life cycles.   Look at all these different hatchlings hatching!  

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant

The little kid are learning all about Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. Here’s David McKee, the man who created Elmer, reading one of his stories.    

Wat een winterslaap!

Wat een winterslaap!

Turtle want’s to hibernate, but his friends don’t like him missing out on all the fun of winter. Here’s an online English lesson for Dutch children aged between 4 and 6 years old, based on the picture book A Loud Winter’s Nap by Kary Hudson. 

Good Morning

Good Morning

Every time I walk into a class, no matter how old my Dutch students are, we say Good Morning or Good Afternoon, just as they do in English speaking schools. Here’s a fantastic clip about just that: saying Good Morning. It’s from Singing in the 

Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Why is an egg on a wall? And why does he always have to fall? I’ve no idea. But what I do know is that children allllllll over the world sing this song. Poor old egg!     So…what have ‘all the King’s horses’ and 

And Then

And Then

It’s 2020 Children’s Book Week in the Netherlands…so here’s a very simple English language action song for little kids. Once upon a time…a long time ago… there were lots of other mummies and daddies and babies too!