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Original songs by children's song-writer Al Start to complement your KS1 and KS2 topics, assemblies and music lessons. Each song comes with a teaching video including the song performance, subtitles and Makaton signs. Our Song Pack downloads include backing tracks, lyrics and teaching notes. Click each song to preview and get your class singing now!

Original songs by children's song-writer Al Start to complement your KS1 and KS2 topics, assemblies and music lessons. Each song comes with a teaching video including the song performance, subtitles and Makaton signs. Our Song Pack downloads include backing tracks, lyrics and teaching notes. Click each song to preview and get your class singing now!
September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

This song pack is perfect for teaching the Great Fire of London topic with children in KS1 and early KS2. September 1666 is gentle song with a rousing chorus. The signs and actions both enhance learning of the song and extend vocabulary and understanding. A great alternative to London's Burning! You will receive two song teaching videos. One showing two singing parts, a simple ukulele part with chord patterns on screen and a simple xylophone part. The other is a simpler video showing Al Start playing the guitar and singing with the words and Makaton signs and actions on screen. This pack also includes lyric sheets with chords, the song mp3 and backing track mp3. The teaching notes included explain how your class can sing, sign and play along. No music experience necessary! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm!- Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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The Dinosaur Dance - KS1 song for your Dinosaur Topic with video, makaton & simple percussion

The Dinosaur Dance - KS1 song for your Dinosaur Topic with video, makaton & simple percussion

This song is easy to learn and teach with the IWB split-screen song video. It features Al Start singing & signing the song (using simple makaton), subtitles, easy percussion parts for tambourine or shaker, wood block and hand drum. The children simply watch and copy their parts. Split your class into 4 groups and away you go! Teaching notes explain further. I have taught this to Reception children up to Year 3 and they all love it! It's catchy and contemporary and has great dinosaur raaaaahhhs in it! Great for class singing or assembly and works well as a performance piece. The lyrics and chords are included as well as the song and backing track so once the song has been learned from the teaching video, you can simply use the audio track or play along on guitar/ukulele or piano. No musical ability needed to teach this song, let us take the stress out of your music lesson! Great for cross-curricular box-ticking - Music & Dinosaur topic!
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September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

This song pack is perfect for teaching the Great Fire of London topic with children in KS1 and early KS2. September 1666 is gentle song with a rousing chorus. The signs and actions both enhance learning of the song and extend vocabulary and understanding. A great alternative to London's Burning! You will receive two song teaching videos. One showing two singing parts, a simple ukulele part with chord patterns on screen and a simple xylophone part. The other is a simpler video showing Al Start playing the guitar and singing with the words and Makaton signs and actions on screen. This pack also includes lyric sheets with chords, the song mp3 and backing track mp3. The teaching notes included explain how your class can sing, sign and play along. No music experience necessary! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm!- Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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Wheels Go Round - Video Song Pack for your KS1 Transport/Vehicle?Travel/Family Topic

Wheels Go Round - Video Song Pack for your KS1 Transport/Vehicle?Travel/Family Topic

This digital song pack is the ideal musical accompaniment to your cross-curricular Transport topic. We are literally saving you from ever having to sing The Wheels on the Bus ever again! This original song is contemporary, upbeat and super-easy to learn. It's ideal for EY/Reception all through KS1. The signs/actions are great fun and the silly lyrics include signs for family members as well as different modes of transport. The song pack includes a teaching video for Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) screen or any device which shows songwriter Al Start singing & signing the song and a simple shaker part if you want to include a little percussion into the mix. Lyric and chord sheets plus the audio track itself mean you can take it off-screen when the children have learned the song, and play or sing along in assembly or a show. This is another of our most requested songs, see the Teaching Notes for additional lesson plan suggestions and ideas for taking things further. Simply play the video to the children and they will copy their parts. No musical experience needed to teach this as a music lesson or add it to your topic as part of your learning journey; let us take the stress out of music teaching!
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I'm not your Mummy! - Song Pack, Ancient Egypt KS2

I'm not your Mummy! - Song Pack, Ancient Egypt KS2

Way, way back in 500 BC, lived this prince who tells the gruesome tale of his embalming in a silly rock n roll Elvis kinda song...like you do! Great fun for your KS2 topic on Ancient Egypt! You will receive a song teaching video showing Al Start playing the guitar and singing, with Makaton signs and words on screen. You will also receive the original song, backing track and lyrics to use in class or assembly! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm! - Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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I Love Cake - Song Pack EY, KS1, KS2 Great Original Song About Cooking & Baking

I Love Cake - Song Pack EY, KS1, KS2 Great Original Song About Cooking & Baking

This Song Pack includes song teaching video for IWB or any screen/device with makaton & subtitles, song and backing track (mp3), lyrics & chords sheets and teaching notes for lesson plan. Ukulele players - we have added the easy chords to play in C! The perfect Bake-Off accompaniment to your baking or cooking topic, a fun song for whole school assemblies or class singing. Makes a great performance piece. This is one of our most popular songs - very catchy and easy to learn, featuring a great banjo accompaniment! I sing this with nursery age up to KS2/elementary (10 yrs) and they all love it! It speeds up at the end, making this a great warm up song too! As seen on ITV show Little Big Shots UK and US!
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A Pirate Adventure - Video Song Pack Original song for Pirate, Underwater, Sea Topic

A Pirate Adventure - Video Song Pack Original song for Pirate, Underwater, Sea Topic

Here's a great song for your primary/elementary Pirate Topic or for whole class or assembly singing. It is sung from the point of view of a pirate going on a voyage to find treasure. It includes some basic pirate vocabulary, seafaring lingo and lots of oh-heave-ho-ing! Our teaching video shows songwriter Al Start playing and signing the song with lyrics as subtitles. When the children have learned the song, use the audio track and lyrics sheet as back-up.
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Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Ideal for your KS1/2 Guy Fawkes "Gunpowder, Treason & Plot" Topic this original song tells the story of the plot, who was involved (key players) and how it went down. It is sung in the folk style/tradition. It has a catchy, repetitive chorus, but is better suited to Y2 singers up as the verses are longer and quite detailed. For listening alongside the topic it is suitable for all ages. The song teaching video features songwriter Al Starting singing and signing the makaton for the song with lyric subtitles. You can play this on your smart board (IWB) screen or any device. Audio track (mp3) and Lyrics/chord sheet is also included. Guitarists - This song is easy to play on acoustic guitar!
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Geography Song Teaching Pack - Continents and the Equator

Geography Song Teaching Pack - Continents and the Equator

This is a cool upbeat song for KS1 introducing the concept of the Earth being a globe, spinning in space and how its divided into continents. It introduces the Equator and finishes with a repeating section naming all 7 continents - by the time they have learned this song they will know them off by heart! This Song Pack includes a teaching video with Al Start playing the guitar and singing with Makaton signs on screen. It also comes with the song and backing track mp3, a lyric sheet with chords and teaching notes. Our teaching notes give tips on how to reach the music curriculum attainment targets and how to teach this song with no musical experience - let us take the stress out of this music lesson! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm! - Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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Creepy Castle Song Pack - Halloween and Castles

Creepy Castle Song Pack - Halloween and Castles

Run away there's a ghost behind me...hide in here...and it might not find me! This is a mildly spooky song for KS1 and early KS2 all about tip-toeing around a creepy castle at night. You will receive two song teaching videos. The first shows Al Start singing, signing and playing a variety of optional percussion instruments. You can split the class into four groups and each will copy and learn their parts like magic! The second is a simpler film of Al singing and playing her guitar with the actions and words on screen. This pack also comes with an mp3 of the song and backing track, sheet music, a lyric sheet with chords and teaching notes. Our teaching notes give tips on how to reach the music curriculum attainment targets and how to teach this song with no musical experience - let us take the stress out of this music lesson! “Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm!” - Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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Change the World a Little Every Day - Song Pack - Caring for our Planet, Sharing, Eco & Harvest

Change the World a Little Every Day - Song Pack - Caring for our Planet, Sharing, Eco & Harvest

This gentle song for KS1 and KS2 is about caring for each other and our planet, it works well at Harvest Festival and Eco themed topics. This song celebrates every individual child’s contribution to the world making a little change to the entire world. A great concept! You will receive two song teaching videos. One showing three singing parts and a simple xylophone part with words. The second is a simpler film with Al playing the guitar and singing with the words and Makaton signs on screen. This song pack also includes the song and backing track mp3, the lyrics with chords and teaching notes. Our teaching notes give tips on how to reach the music curriculum attainment targets and how to teach this song with no musical experience - let us take the stress out of this music lesson! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm! - Al Start (Go Kid Music)
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Go Santa Go! Original Christmas Song for KS1 & Early KS2 with makaton

Go Santa Go! Original Christmas Song for KS1 & Early KS2 with makaton

Yup, it's free! Looking for a fun Christmas song with loads of actions, one that the children will love singing - contemporary and catchy, easy to learn and teach? My song Go Santa Go is a hit with children in Primary schools across the UK! It tells the story of Santa and Rudolf battling the wind on Christmas Eve - will they deliver the toys in time??! No mention of any religion, just good Santa-ish fun! This pack includes the song teaching video for whiteboard (IWB) screen or computer, with makaton signs and subtitles. You also get the lyrics & guitar chords and teaching notes - have a blast! Merry Christmas from Al Start & Go Kid Music!
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