Universal Access users will know that in your Words On Screen™ player, we have put together some eSongbook playlists – song lists around carefully chosen topics, to help you explore our extensive catalogue. To assist with embedding songs throughout the curriculum, you’ll find a ‘Loving My Learning’ playlist. Within this there are loads of songs full of brilliant facts for helping with many different subjects.
LOVING MY LEARNINGWe all know that as we get older, it becomes more difficult to remember facts, dates, names and places etc. However, we can often remember lyrics to songs we learnt back in the day! The link between music and memory is well-proven, so what better way to remember facts than to sing about them? And not only that, it’s fun too!
- The Planets – to help children remember the order of the planets
- 93 Million Miles – for some fun facts about the sun
- What Can I Use My Magnet For?
- The Seed Song
- Food Chain
- Song Of The Wives – about Henry VIII, of course!
- 1066 Rap – this may prove especially popular with any reluctant KS2 singers
All children learn in different ways and for some, a tricky concept can be explained much more simply in a song. Younger children may find that the actions that go along with The Doubling Song (I’m Clever!) help embed their learning in maths:
Then show the other one to make a pair.
Hand by hand we’ll add them all together,
1 plus 1… is 2, I’m clever!’
Written by Leigh Barnett
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USED IT? LOG IT! Most schools have a CWCL licence from Christian Copyright Licensing Limited (CCLI) - more information can be found here. This licence grants permission to display song lyrics and music from Out of the Ark Music’s Words on Screen™ Singchronize™ Player and CD ROMs, on any projection screen as well as download and share lyrics and music. Whenever you use our songs, please make note of your usage and then log your songs on your CCLI copy report, so that song writers and copyright holders are paid for their work.
Out of the Ark Music has been providing schools across the country – and world – with wonderful primary school musicals and primary school songs for nearly 30 years. Our Christmas musicals and nativity plays make children sparkle and shine, year after year, as they proudly perform their school Christmas play. Our extensive collection of fun and joyous Easter songs, harvest songs, school assembly songs, leavers songs and even space songs, fill schools with laughter and give students and teachers alike, a reason to sing every day of the week. We’re glad you’re supporting us in our dreams of creating the best music for schools around the globe. Read more about us here.