Music and Songs

Music and songs

Singing Hands:

There was a Princess Long Ago - Nursery Rhyme - Makaton Sign Language

Tacpac - Free to access resources

Wake Up Wake Up Song

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

School Rules Song

He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

This Little Light Of Mine

As We All Go Travelling By

Newspaper Orchestra

Area:                     Music/Play/ fun!

Who is it for:     Everyone, siblings too. The more the merrier

Teacher:              Kathryn Crosby

Resources:          An old newspaper. Lively music



  • Each take a big double  sheet of newspaper
  • One person begins as the leader and shakes/taps/flick/ waves the newspaper sheet in time to the music. Everyone else in the  family copies
  • Then the next person is the leader.
  • Do one action at a time
  • Another idea  – screw up the sheet of newspaper into a ball.
  • Throw and catch your ball
  • Un – smooth the ball
  • Finish by ripping little by little the paper into strips in time with the music and drop onto the floor.
  • Everyone tidies up together!!

Newspaper Orchestra

Music notes

The Hat Song

Primary songs choice boards

The Wheels on the Bus


Incy Wincy spider


Choice Boards #1 - Caterpillars


Choice Boards #2 - Caterpillars

Primary Choiceboard - Head, shoulders EH

Roly Poly Choiceboard (JL)

5 Little Men in a flying saucer (HJ)

Tiny Turtle


Makaton Songs

Five Little Ducks


Five Little Speckled Frogs - Sing Up


I Once Saw an Elephant


If you're happy and you know it - Sing Up


Makaton Alphabet


The Wheels On The Bus - Sing Up


My Dog - Sing Up


Old MacDonald - Sing Up


One, Two, Three, Four, Five - Sing Up


Sing a Rainbow - Sing Up


Wind The Bobbin Up


Zippity Do Dah


5 little speckled Frogs


10 Fat Sausages

Bring me Sunshine sensory massage song

Old Macdonald Had A Farm

Kate Goss singing a funny song about

Jack and the Beanstalk

 Soundabout Music Making Newsletter (.pdf file)

Fairytale Music

Dance of the Knights


The Carnival of the Animals - VII. Aquarium


He's a Pirate - Orchestra


Disney's Moana - How Far I'll Go


Aladdin - Arabian Nights


Disney's Cinderella - Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo (The Magic Song)


Lily Allen - Somewhere Only We Know

Seaside Tacpac Music

Joe Satriani - A day at the Beach


Popcorn - Original Song


Handel - Water Music


I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside - Gavioli


Ancient Egyptian Music - Pharaoh Ramses II