Some parents have asked what songs we sing in our maths sessions so they can also sing them at home. Here are a few of them!
OUR LEARN IT'S SONG
1&1 is 2 touch your shoe
2&2 is 4 knock at the door
3&3 is 6 pick up sticks
4&4 is 8 don't be late
5&5 is 10 let's start again.
1&1 is 222 everyone point to the loo,
2&2 is 444 everyone knock on the door,
3&3 is 666 everybody pick up sticks,
4&4 is 888 everyone run to the gate,
5&5 is 10 10 10 let's sing it all again.
1&2 is 333 everyone tap on your knees,
2&3 is 555 everybody jump and jive,
3&4 is 777 everybody point to heaven,
4&5 is 999 hang your knickers on the line!
EVEN NUMBER RHYME
2,4,6,8, who do we appreciate zero zero zero.
ODD NUMBER RHYME
1,3,5,7,9 are oddies touch your body!
ANIMAL COUNTING SONG
1 big 2 big 3 big dinosaurs,
4 big 5 big 6 big dinosaurs,
7 big 8 big 9 big dinosaurs,
10 big dinosaurs go "roar roar roar"!
angry crocodiles......snap snap snap
little kittens .....meaow meaow meaow
un,dau, tri banana,
pedwar, pump, Chwech banana,
saith, Wyth, naw banana,
deg banana melyn!
Repeat with strawberry coch, cucumber Gwyrdd, blueberry glas.
FINGERS DANCING SONG
Un bis, dau bis, tri bis yn dawnsio,
pedwar bis, pump bis, Chwech bis yn dawnsio,
saith bis, Wyth bis, naw bis yn dawnsio,
deg bis yn dawnsio!
ONCE I CAUGHT A FISH ALIVE
1,2,3,4,5 once I caught a fish alive,
6,7,8,9,10 then I let him go again,
Why did you let him go,
because he bit my finger so,
which finger did he bite,
this little finger on my right.
5 / 10 LITTLE MONKEYS
5 little monkeys dancing on the bed,
One fell off and bumped his head.
Mummy rang the doctor and the doctor said
No more monkeys jumping on the bed.
4 little monkeys jumping on the bed,
One fell off and bumped his head etc.... Etc...
5 / 10 SPECKLED FROGS
5 little speckled frogs, sat on a speckled log,
eating the most delicious grubs, yum yum!
One jumped in to the pool, where it was nice and cool,
Then there were 4 little frogs, glub glub!
4 little speckled frogs, sat on a speckled log etc....etc...
5 dinosaurs came out to play, in a muddy swamp one day,
they were having such tremendous fun, that they called for another dinosaur to come.
6 dinosaurs came out to play, in a muddy swamp one day... Etc...etc..
DAYS OF THE WEEK SONGS
On Monday one dinosaur came to me and said,
i have got a great big body and a teeny weeny head,
We played and played all day, then he went away,
Goodbye dinosaur, Goodbye dinosaur
Come another day!
On Tuesday two dinosaurs came to me and said..... Etc.. Etc...
There's Sunday and there's Monday,
There's Tuesday and there's Wednesday,
There's Thursday and there's Friday,
And then there's Saturday,
days of the week (clap clap) days of the week (clap clap) days of the week days of the week days of the week (clap clap)!