Teaching English Songs 3
Celebrating Special Days in the Year
These songs match langauge and vocabulary in the stories for special days.
Listen to the songs below.
The third in my series of ESL Songs for preschool and young primary children. Through this celebration of special days in the year preschool and primary learners discover many cultural aspects of the English speaking world, from a typical English Christmas, to Groundhog Day, celebrated in the States, and other internationally famous days such as Valentines.
5. Groundhog Day
6. Valentine's Day
7. Easter Bunny
8. April Fools'
9. Mother's Day
10. Summer Holiday
Preview of songs & masks for special days
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ESL Song 1 Christmas Day Listen to mp3
Tells part of the story where Hetty wakes up excited and there are presents under the tree.
ESL Song 2 Christmas Eve Listen to mp3
Christmas Eve is a time for love, a time to give and to give thanks.
ESL Song 3 April Fools Listen to mp3
I put salt in your cornflakes, this song follows the story exactly.
ESL Song 4 Happy Birthday Listen to fast version
The classic birthday song known in many countries around the world in two speeds.
ESL Song 5 Halloween Listen to mp3
We are scary monsters and witches but only on one night of the year.
ESL Song 6 Wake Up Sleepy Listen to mp3
Sleepy the ground hog does not want to get up after his long winter sleep, his sisters tease him because they say he is afraid of his shadow - this is part of Groundhog day and is explained in the story.
ESL Song 7 Seven Seas Listen to mp3
Geography through song and a story as Pete the Pirate sails the seas looking for his Valentine.
ESL Song 8 Jolly Sailor Listen to mp3
Pete's Parrot is called Sailor. Sometimes he is happy and sometimes he is sad, and the story shows why.
ESL Song 9 Hop Bunny Hop Listen to mp3
The Easter bunny goes out to deliver Easter eggs to the boys and girls who have been good.
ESL Song 10 Hot Cross Buns Listen to mp3
The classic tune and words for Hot Cross Buns, traditionally eaten at Easter.
ESL Song 11 Little Indians? Listen to mp3
Easy counting song, can be used any time and with the Summer Holiday story which has a canoe, as did many native American indians.
ESL Song 12 Tiny the Turkey Listen to mp3
Tiny the turkey turns out to be not so tiny and has a job hiding.
ESL Song 13 Mother's Day Listen to mp3
Anna tries to give her mother's day card to her mum, who is too busy.
ESL Song 14 Summer Holiday Listen to mp3
Very easy song to clap to and sing along.
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Shelley Ann Vernon
Teaching English Games