Teaching Super Simple Songs

Music from Super Simple Songs is a staple for many (if not most) very young learner classrooms. But, did you know, the Super Simple Songs crew have lots of resources on their website for teaching many of their most popular songs? These include suggestions for how to...

What do do when children don’t like music in your class

In the last article, I talked about some of the songs most children tend to enjoy in the very young learner English classroom. Sometimes, however, children don’t respond to the music you’re playing. I remember in one of the classes early in my teaching...

Merry Christmas Song

  It’s almost Christmas time! Here’s one of my favourite Christmas songs that is easy for the younger children to learn. Merry...

Happy Birthday song for Kindergarten English classes

On of the weekend, one of the teaching assistants asked me to play ‘Happy Birthday’ for a student in the class. Ease of access, is one of the reasons I have all of the songs I use in class organised into a YouTube playlist. Therefore, it was very easy to...