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Leo the lion is the king of the jungle and his jaws are big and wide.
Leo the lion when he roars it 's a warning that you'd better run away and hide.

So run, run as fast as you can, 'cos Leo is the leader of his clan.
He wears a proud mane of hair, look into his eyes if you dare!

Terrence the tiger proudly prowls through the jungle with his mighty powerful paws.
Terrence the tiger when he pounces, it's a warning that you 'd better run away and hide.

So run, run as fast as you can, 'cos Terrence always has a clever plan.
He wears a majestic set of stripes, look into his eyes if you dare.
So run, run as fast as you can!

Hints and Tips:

  • Use actions for each verse
  • Use puppets and felt boards for toddlers

Reference:
Roar! Leo the Lion and Terrance the Tiger, Christmas Songs and Carols - Love to Sing, 18 April 2017

Stomp like elephants! 
Let's go to the zoo.
And stomp like the elephants do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And stomp like the elephants do.

[Stomp around the room like elephants]

Jump like kangaroos.
Let's go to the zoo.
And jump like the kangaroos do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And jump like the kangaroos do.

[Jump around the room like kangaroos]

Swing like monkeys.
Let's go to the zoo.
And swing like the monkeys do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And swing like the monkeys do.

[Swing around the room like monkeys]

Waddle like penguins.
Let's go to the zoo.
And waddle like the penguins do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And waddle like the penguins do.

[Waddle around the room like penguins]

Slither like snakes.
Let's go to the zoo.
And slither like the snakes do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And slither like the snakes do.

[Slither around the room like snakes]

Swim like polar bears.
Let's go to the zoo.
And swim like the polar bears do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And swim like the polar bears do.

[Swim around the room like polar bears]

Let's go to the zoo.
And dance like the animals do.
Let's go to the zoo.
And dance like the animals do.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use images/flashcards of each animal
  • Follow the animal actions for each verse.

Reference:
Music & Lyrics: Copyright 2011 Super Simple Learning®
Video: Copyright 2014 Super Simple Learning®

 

I'm an elephant
Strong and elegant
Stomping through the jungle
Making the ground rumble.

I'm an elephant
Strong and elegant
Stomping through the jungle
Making the ground rumble.

In the forest, you can find me
Trunk in front and tail behind me
Footsteps echo just like thunder
Those around me they watch in wonder

I'm an elephant
Strong and elegant
Stomping through the jungle
Making the ground rumble.

Every time I jump
I really make a thump,
When I stomp my knees
Monkey falls from trees.

Every time I jump
I really make a thump,
When I stomp my knees
Monkey falls from trees.

In the forest, you can find me
Trunk in front and tail behind me
Footsteps echo just like thunder
Those around me they watch in wonder

I'm an elephant
Strong and elegant
Stomping through the jungle
Making the ground rumble.

I'm an elephant
Strong and elegant
Stomping through the jungle
Making the ground rumble.

Hints and Tips: 

  • Add actions to each verse. 

Reference:
Rumble in the Jungle, Kidz Area, 8 February 2015

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
Achu achu what do I do

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
Yes, I need your help

I dont like to cough cough cough
I don't want to sneeze achu
I'm going to my doctor
He will help me

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
Achu achu what do i do

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
Yes, I need your help

Look at my throat ahh ahhh
Listen to my heart
With your medicine
I will be alright

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
achu achu what do I do

Cough cough cough
Doctor help me, please
With your medicine
I will be alright

With your medicine
I will be alright

Hints and Tips:

  • Use actions
  • Can also be included when learning about community and people who help

Reference: 
Burcu Plt, "Cough Cough Song", YOUTUBE, 25th March 2016

Germs can cause a runny nose
Germs from coughs and colds and flues
Stop spreading germs at home and school
Wash your hands, that's what you do!

Wash, wash, wash your hands
Get them nice and clean
Wash them on top
Wash them below and fingers in between

Germs can cause a runny nose
Germs from coughs and colds and flues
Stop spreading germs at home and school
Wash your hands, that's what you should do!
Wash your hands, that's what you should do!
Wash your hands, that's what you should do!

Hints and Tips: 

  • Can be sung with children while they are washing their hands
  • Use actions

Reference: 
"Germs. Germs For Kids. Wash Your Hands",  The Kidboomers, 4th December 2015

With our friends at school and play,
We share and share alike each day
I'll share a toy, you'll share a snack
You'll share with me and I'll share right back
But there is one thing that you should not share...
(Now, what was that?)

Keep your sneeze to yourself
Don't share your germs with anyone else!
Get a tissue off the shelf
And keep your sneeze to yourself!
(Achoo! More tissues!)

With our friends at school and play
We share and share alike each day
I'll share a ball, you'll share a game
You'll share with me and I'll do the same
But there is one thing that you should not share...
(Come again?)

Keep your sneeze to yourself
Don't share your germs with anyone else!
Turn your head (Achoo!)
And cover your mouth
And keep your sneeze to yourself!

Every time after a sneeze,
Give your hands a scrub - use a little soap, please!
If you think you're about to sneeze
Get a tissue off the shelf...
Turn back, and then cover your mouth...

And keep your sneeze to yourself! (Gesundheit!)
Keep your sneeze to yourself! (That's better!)
Keep... your... sneeze... to your-SELF!
Achoo!

Hints and Tips: 

  • Use actions while singing this song. 
  • Teach children how to sneeze, without spreading their germs

Reference:
"Barney:Keep Your Sneeze To Yourself", Lyrics Wikia

Five little snowmen standing in a row. 
Each had a hat and a big red bow. 
Out came the sun and it shone all day. 
One little snowman melted away.

Four little snowmen standing in a row. 
Each had a hat and a big red bow. 
Out came the sun and it shone all day. 
One little snowman melted away.

Three little snowmen standing in a row. 
Each had a hat and a big red bow. 
Out came the sun and it shone all day. 
One little snowman melted away.

Two little snowmen standing in a row. 
Each had a hat and a big red bow. 
Out came the sun and it shone all day. 
One little snowman melted away.

One little snowmen standing all alone. 
He had a hat and a big red bow. 
Out came the sun and it shone all day. 
And the one little snowman melted away.
Now all the little snowmen melted away!

Hints and Tips

  • Also can be done with 10 Little Snowmen
  • Use visuals such as felts, or pictures etc. 
  • Use during transitions and have 5 children take turns at being snowman before washing hannds, going outside etc. 

There are eight planets in our solar system
We all revolve around the sun
Join us to learn about the different planets
Now sing along and have some fun

My name is Mercury
I’m the second hottest planet
The closest one to the sun
A year on my surface is 88 days
I’m the smallest but I’m lots of fun

My name is Venus
I’m the hottest planet
But the second planet from the sun
I’m the brightest planet in our solar system
And I’m to hot for any one

My name is Earth
I’m the planet you live on
The third Planet from the sun
I’m the only planet with organic life
So take care of me because we’re all one

My name is mars
I am red in color
The fourth planet from the sun
I have the highest mountain in our solar system
A volcano named Olympus Mons

There are eight planets in our solar system
We all revolve around the sun
Join us to learn about the different planets
Now sing along and have some fun

My name is Jupiter I am covered in clouds
I’m the fifth planet from the sun
My giant red spot is a raging storm
As for size I’m the biggest one

My name is Saturn I am brown in color
I’m the sixth planet from the sun
My outer rings are extremely thin
They’re made of dust and icy chunks

My names Uranus I am blue in color
I’m the seventh planet from the sun
Humans have named me the icy planet
Because I am the coldest one

My name is Neptune I am blue in color
I’m the eighth planet from the sun
I have to many storms in my atmosphere
And I’m the furthest planet from the sun

There are eight planets in our solar system
We all revolve around the sun
Join us to learn about the different planets
Now sing along and have some fun

Hints and Tips

  • Use a felt board and make some felt planets that you can use as visual representation when singing this song
  • Since it's a long song, you can learn one verse at a time, in line with the planet you are learning.

This Old Man

Category Rhymes and Songs

This old man, he played one, 
He played knick-knack on my thumb; 
With a knick-knack paddywhack, 
Give the dog a bone, 
This old man came rolling home. 

This old man, he played two, 
He played knick-knack on my shoe; 
With a knick-knack paddywhack, 
Give the dog a bone, 
This old man came rolling home. 

This old man, he played three, 
He played knick-knack on my knee; 
With a knick-knack paddywhack, 
Give the dog a bone, 
This old man came rolling home. 

This old man, he played four,
He played knick-knack on my door;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played five,
He played knick-knack on my hive;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played six,
He played knick-knack on my sticks;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played seven,
He played knick-knack up in heaven;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played eight,
He played knick-knack on my gate;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played nine,
He played knick-knack on my spine;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

This old man, he played ten,
He played knick-knack once again;
With a knick-knack paddywhack,
Give the dog a bone,
This old man came rolling home.

Hints and Tips:

  • Poster for this nursery rhyme can be found in the Printables section on this site. See: Rhymes Posters

 

Ten In A Bed

Category Rhymes and Songs

There were ten in the bed (Hold up 10 fingers.) 
and the little one said, (Hold your hands close together, indicating 'small.') 
"Roll over, roll over" (Roll hands around each other, or each student turns to the right and says, "Roll over! Roll over!") 
So they all rolled over and one fell out. (Everyone rolls to the right and the student in the first chair 'falls out' of the bed.) 

Nine! (Hold up 10 fingers and then take one away, leaving 9.) 

There were nine in the bed (Hold up 9 fingers.) 
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over" 
So they all rolled over and one fell out. 

Eight! (Hold up 9 fingers and then take one away, leaving 8.) 

There were eight in the bed (Hold up 8 fingers.) 
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over" 
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Seven! (Hold up 8 fingers and then take one away, leaving 7.)

There were seven in the bed (Hold up 7 fingers.)
and the little one said, "Roll over, roll over"
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Six! (Hold up 7 fingers and then take one away, leaving 6.)

There were six in the bed (Hold up 6 fingers.)
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over"
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Five! (Hold up 6 fingers and then take one away, leaving 5.)

There were five in the bed (Hold up 5 fingers.)
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over"
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Four! (Hold up 5 fingers and then take one away, leaving 4.)
There were four in the bed (Hold up 4 fingers.)
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over"
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Three! (Hold up 4 fingers and then take one away, leaving 3.)

There were three in the bed (Hold up 3 fingers.)
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over"
So they all rolled over and one fell out.

Two! (Hold up 3 fingers and then take one away, leaving 2.)

There were two in the bed (Hold up 2 fingers.)
and the little one said,"Roll over, roll over"
So they both rolled over and one fell out.

One! (Hold up 2 fingers and then take one away, leaving 1.)

There was one in the bed (Hold up 1 finger.)
and the little one said, "I'm lonely...(sigh)" 
(The one remaining student lays down on the chair, then everyone shouts "WAKE UP!" and the student falls out of bed.)

Alternative:

  • For last line, you can replace "I'm lonely...(sigh)" to "Good Night!".

Hints and Tips:

  • Poster for this nursery rhyme can be found in the Printables section on this site. See: Rhymes Posters
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