Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs

A bank of online early years music ideas that you can grab and go; there's no monthly commitment. 

Content of the online 'Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs'

10 Early Years Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs. For children from ~2 to 5 Years

  • Activity 1: Based on 5 Cheeky Monkeys - changing the animal name: 3 song ideas
  • Activity 2: Based on 5 Cheeky Monkeys - changing some of the words for different themes in the song: 5 song ideas (pancake, dinosaurs, pirates, rockets and apples)
  • Activity 3: Based on 1 Potato: 3 song ideas
  • Activity 4: Changing the animal name in 5 Little Ducks: 2 song ideas
  • Activity 5: Based on 10 Little Indians tune: 3 song ideas
  • Activity 6: Based on 5 Green Bottles: 1 song idea
  • Activity 7: Based on 10 Sausages: 2 song ideas
  • Activity 8: Based on 5 Little Froggies: 1 song idea
  • Activity 9: Based on round and round the garden: 3 song ideas
  • Activity 10: Based on 5 Little Men: 2 song ideas

All in a downloadable activity booklet:

  • Song words; different ways you could use the song.

A content page of all the activities.

This could be used to help with planning.

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Plus a short guide video

To help guide you through the resource and how you can approach singing activities with the children

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How does 'Music Bags' work?

On purchasing the 'Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs' Music Bag

  • You will be sent 2 emails:
    1. welcome email
    2. private login details
  • Click on the link and enter your login details.
  • Access your 10 Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs

Your Access to the 'Song Activities - New Ideas for Counting Songs' Music Bag

  • Secure access through your own private login on the Music Bags website
  • Access 24 hours a day via a phone, tablet or computer
  • Can be used offline by downloading to your device
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Here is an example of what is included for one of the songs from Activity 1: Based on 5 Cheeky Monkeys - changing the animal name:

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Here is a snippet from the recording to help learn the song: