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FunSongs action songs for Young Learners

FunSongs - teaching actions

 

Fun SongsWe’ve collaborated with FunSongs Education to make three action song packages available in our resource libraries. FunSongs action songs use music, repetition and mime to introduce and practise new language with Young Learners.

Each package contains:

  • two MP3 files of the song: one with the words and one ‘karaoke’ version
  • the lyrics
  • a ‘Teaching Action’ sheet showing you what to mime
  • graded worksheets
  • teaching notes.FunSongs - nominated for ELTons 2011

Visit the FunSongs Education website.

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Nature's plan 1: nouns cloze test
Part 1 of 2. Children learn about natural changes of growth and transformation from tadpole to frog and baby to adult. The audio file contains two versions of the song: with lyrics and a karaoke version. The top two PDFs are the lyrics and teacher's notes. The third PDF is worksheet 1: learners put the missing nouns back into the lyrics. Find the other Nature's plan resources. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
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Nature's plan 2: before and after
Worksheet 2 of 2: children match the baby animal with the adult one. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with Nature's plan 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 B1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 1: colour the monster
Part 1 of 10. Children pretend to be monsters as they wiggle their fingers and stamp their feet. The audio file contains two versions of the song: with lyrics and a karaoke version. The top three PDFs are the teaching actions, lyrics and teacher's notes. The third PDF is worksheet 1: choose what colours you want to practise and use the key to colour in the parts of the monster. Find the other Monster March resources. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 2: create your own monster
Worksheet 2 of 10: children put a dismembered monster together. Great for teaching parts of the body. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 3: dancing 'The Monster March'
Worksheet 3 of 10: Children match the drawings and the actions and then, of course, get up and dance! Useful for practising the present continuous. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 4: monsters battle
Worksheet 4 of 10: children practise letters and numbers with this gruesome battleships game. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 5: true or false
Worksheet 5 of 10: children read sentences about some weird and wonderful monsters and mark the sentences true or false. Practises parts of the body and 'has got'. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 6: strange meetings
Worksheet 6 of 10: Emma, Kevin, Lucy and Tom met some very strange monsters. Learners correct the descriptions. Also practises the past simple. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 7: draw a monster alien from space!
Worksheet 7 of 10: children read the description and draw the monster they have read about. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
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The Monster March 8: parts of the body
Worksheet 8 of 10: a gap-fill of the lyrics to practise parts of the body. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
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The Monster March 9: verbs and prepositions
Worksheet 9 of 10: a gap-fill of the lyrics to practise verbs and prepositions. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 B1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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The Monster March 10: heads, eyes, legs and teeth for ... silent monsters
Worksheet 10 of 10: intriguing riddles which describe everyday objects as monsters. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with The Monster March 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 B1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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Time to Play 1: find the numbers
Part 1 of 5: children learn to count to ten with lots of hopping, jumping and stamping! The audio file contains two versions of the song: with lyrics and a karaoke version. The top three PDFs are the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes. The third PDF is worksheet 1: learners distinguish real numbers from meaningless squiggles and colour them in. Find the other Time to Play resources. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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Time to Play 2: look, number and colour
Worksheet 2 of 5: children match the verbs and pictures then colour the pictures in. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with Time to Play 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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Time to Play 3: children playing
Worksheets 3 & 3a of 5: children identify who is doing what. The pictures can be cut up and used as flashcards. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with Time to Play 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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Time to Play 4: correct Sean's maths homework
Worksheet 4 of 5: more practice with numbers. Useful for EAL or CLIL Maths. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with Time to Play 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A1 A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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Time to Play 5: what's the time?
Worksheet 5 of 5: clocks, pictures and everyday activities to teach telling the time, 'It's time to + verb' and 'It's time for + noun'. The audio files of the song, the teaching actions, the lyrics and the teacher's notes can be found with Time to Play 1. Courtesy of Fun Songs Education.
A2 YL and Listening |  From the resource collection(s): Action songs
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