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I have been a music teacher for 30 years plus and have written many original songs over the years for fellow teachers and school events. I would like to share them with you at a reasonable cost to cover my expenses. I hope you like them and find them useful.

I have been a music teacher for 30 years plus and have written many original songs over the years for fellow teachers and school events. I would like to share them with you at a reasonable cost to cover my expenses. I hope you like them and find them useful.
Building Materials Song
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Building Materials Song

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A fun song written for a Year 1 class to add another dimension to their topic on ‘Buildings.’ After learning the song and substituting other number patterns in the chorus as a Maths activity the children selected sound sources to create different building materials and built walls of sound exploring crescendo and diminuendo. Hope you have fun with this song which is also available at www.fun-kee-music.co.uk
Open the Door to Your Heart in Advent (A Service of rhymes, prayer and song for Advent)
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Open the Door to Your Heart in Advent (A Service of rhymes, prayer and song for Advent)

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Written in 2011 and performed by the juniors in two separate schools. This is a thought provoking service with rhyme, readings and reflections including a mixture of old and new carols to help us all prepare our hearts for Christmas. This is not a passive service as each class takes a theme and creates art work to depict this theme, sings or dances to their theme and writes their own reflections to make every child feel a part of the event and hopefully reflect on their own actions during Advent.
Nursery Harvest Song
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Nursery Harvest Song

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A fun song written for a nursery class to perform at their harvest festival assembly. The children stamped their feet and played claves to accompany the song. The song provided a starting point for many other activities and would be a good resource for the whole of KS1.
Tiger, Tiger, Orange and Black: An animal song about a Tiger
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Tiger, Tiger, Orange and Black: An animal song about a Tiger

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Set in a minor key this slightly scary song conjures up images of tigers prowling swamps and jungles ready to pounce on their prey. The children will love creeping to the music of the verse then the more up beat chorus is about visiting tigers in the zoo where the children are completely safe. Create actions and get the children to compose or improvise accompaniments to the song and you could have a show stopper on your hands. Enjoy! More animal songs available at www.fun-kee-music.co.uk
Caribbean Treasure Island: A Pirate Song
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Caribbean Treasure Island: A Pirate Song

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A jolly Pirate song in a Calypso Style with plenty of opportunity for movement, fun and games. During the chorus a real coconut could be passed round with the person left holding the coconut when the music stops having to do a forfeit. Or half a coconut could be banged on the floor as it's passed round to create a rhythmic accompaniment. The possibilities are endless.
We're Going on Safari: A fun animal song
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We're Going on Safari: A fun animal song

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A fun yet informative song giving children the opportunity to march in time to the music with their pretend binoculars in the chorus then practise echo singing in the verse whilst trying to guess the safari animal the teacher is describing as she/he sings. A great starting point for a topic on animals or habitats.
An Acrostic Advent Service
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An Acrostic Advent Service

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Written in 2012 and performed by St Joseph's R.C. School in Hertford, Advent themes are explored by spelling out the word Advent. Each child plays a part by singing, reading, listening or writing original reflections whilst hopefully examining their own Advent journey. A combination of musical styles makes this a heart-warming and thought provoking service.
'Oo Arr Where's My Treasure?' A fun pirate song with actions
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'Oo Arr Where's My Treasure?' A fun pirate song with actions

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This fun song was written for a foundation stage class. The lyrics of the well known 'What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor' were changed to include all the keywords and ideas associated with pirates. The children then performed the song in a circle with actions for the verses then joining hands and stepping in and out of the circle (hokey cokey style) during the chorus. A great song to enhance a topic on Pirates or The Sea.
Blackbeard's Caribbean Castle: A Pirate Song
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Blackbeard's Caribbean Castle: A Pirate Song

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Children will love dancing the 'Hornpipe' during the chorus of this song and will learn a few interesting facts about Captain Blackbeard as they sing along in the verse. Add some actions to help the children remember the words and you will have a ready made assembly song. Have fun with Captain Blackbeard 'the terror of the deep blue sea!'
'X' Marks the Spot: A Pirate Song with actions
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'X' Marks the Spot: A Pirate Song with actions

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An action packed fun song about following a map and searching for treasure which could be a prelude to a whole host of other activities. Children will love following the instructions in the verse and then doing actions or a dance to fit in with the chorus. Have fun with this song everyone! A real asset to a topic on 'Pirates.'
Easter Bunny Counting Song: A Spring or Easter Counting Song
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Easter Bunny Counting Song: A Spring or Easter Counting Song

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This simple Easter and Spring song will delight children especially especially if you let them hop around the room in time to the music and use real Easter Eggs as visual aids. You could even incorporate an Egg Hunt in the Song and increase the numbers of eggs included.
Barmy Roman Army
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Barmy Roman Army

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A fun topical song written for a Year 2 class to conclude their assembly on the Romans. The song provides plenty of opportunity to include actions and follow up activities. Why not ask your children to create their own Roman Army Marching Music or using the lyrics to the song as inspiration they could create music for a chariot race and the Roman Baths? Get out the claves and create different rhythmic patterns to accompany your own Roman Rap.The possibilities are endless with this great Primary School Music Resource also available from www.fun-kee-music.co.uk.
Sleepy Little Snail: A Mini Beast Song
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Sleepy Little Snail: A Mini Beast Song

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A slow, sweet, simple song to help children be aware of different tempos in music whilst learning a few 'snail facts' as they sing. Children could accompany this song with instruments selecting appropriate rhythmic patterns and then create their own snail music.
Sitting in My Family Tree: A Song About Families
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Sitting in My Family Tree: A Song About Families

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A fun song in the style of an American Folk Song to link with the Year 1 topic of 'Families Past and Present.' We danced the gallop, created accompaniments with class room instruments and generally had a 'blast' singing this song.
Signs of Spring for You and Me: A Spring Song
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Signs of Spring for You and Me: A Spring Song

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A sweet and simple song for E.Y.F.S and Early K.S.1. about the signs of spring in parks and gardens. The song is easy to learn as it has a repetitive verse and a chorus that includes actions which the children will love. It would be a great addition to an end of topic assembly too.
Kung Fu Panda: A song about a Panda's Habitat
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Kung Fu Panda: A song about a Panda's Habitat

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A fun song written for a Year 2 class to link with their topic on 'Habitats'. The children went on to create their own song verses about other endangered animals and we performed our class song in an assembly. Actions really enhance the song log with percussion accompaniment.
Pretty Ladybird: A song about a ladybird.
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Pretty Ladybird: A song about a ladybird.

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A sweet simple song written for 'Playgroup' children using the tune of the well known nursery rhyme 'Three Blind Mice.' The lyrics have been changed to fit in with a 'Mini Beast' theme and tell of a lady bird wearing ' A red dress with polka dots.'
Sounds Like A Nativity: A musical play re-telling the Christmas Story.
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Sounds Like A Nativity: A musical play re-telling the Christmas Story.

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From the first song and the lyrics 'Once a year at the end of term, the teachers are in a flap' humour pervades this nativity whilst not detracting from the importance of the Christmas Message. There are many opportunities for solo singing and group dancing but there is also plenty to keep the children not on stage occupied singing choruses and performing actions in every song. The children loved the songs and easily learnt the script ensuring the show was a 'Hit' at every performance. The package includes full audios, backing tracks, sheet music, script, lyric sheet and cast list, everything you need to put on a fantastic performance with KS1 children. Other Christmas plays are available at www.fun-kee-music.co.uk