These excellent songs for literacy will teach pupils of all primary ages through the powerful medium of song. With a range of literacy resources from classic stories such as Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs, for use in classroom with the Early Years children, to great songbooks and poetry books for older kids. You'll find books and CDs here that will be a valuable supplement to literacy in your school, for all.
Classes will be delighted when it’s their turn to learn a literacy song about their favourite curriculum topic. Why not help them remember these creative stories and essential literacy skills that are taught through these songbooks, today?
In addition, our Niki Davies Book Of Lovely Literacy Songs resource now comes with Words on Screen™ - a simple and effective way to teach songs whilst also assisting younger children's reading skills. Words on Screen™ makes learning process easier for everyone!
Read our blog Sing Your Way To A Fabulous Phonics Lesson or our Top Ten Literacy Songs for more inspiration.
Out of the Ark Music runs a programme of highly regarded CPD training designed to enhance creativity, and to enable all teachers to engage with singing and incorporate it into their daily teaching routines.
If you would like to become more confident in using music and singing to help develop the teaching of literacy in your school, why not attend our workhop Fabulous Phonics.
Incorporating music into everyday learning especially in primary settings can positively impact learning across other curriculum areas. Click here to learn more about the research project which we conducted with Professor Susan Hallam MBE: A Singing School Is A Successful School - 2017
"Teachers indicated positive improvement in phonics, listening skills, reading fluently, spatial skills and mathematical skills." - Hallam, which showed a 10% increase in phonics, listening skills, reading fluently and spatial skills.