C Candles (Candles Song)

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C Candles (Candles Song) Lyrics

When there is a power cut at night,
we use a candle to give us light.
Shadows on the wall try to give me a fright!
But I feel safe with my candle burning bright.
When there is a power cut at night,
we use a candle to give us light.

C Candles (Candles Song) Learning Activities

Achievement Objective: we are learning the letter name and sound of the letter c

Read the song lyrics - ask children a variety of questions.
Re-read the song lyrics and ask children to join in.
Recognise and use a variety of punctuation when reading. " " ! ? . ,
Talk about interesting/challenging words and discuss what they mean.
Look at print and conventions (bold, italics). Fright
Word study - phonic knowledge, compound words, rhyming words;

  • Diagraphs - wh / th /sh
  • Word endings - burning, with, power, wall
  • Rhyming words - night, light, fright, bright

Sing and read along to the C Candle Love to Sing YouTube Song


  • Print out the song PDF and highlight all letter 'c's in the text - count how many you have highlighted!
  • Draw 3 objects starting with the letter c
  • Create a rhythm pattern with the rhyming words e.g. use words 'night, light, fright, bright' and click fingers. What other rhyming words rhythm pattern can you create?
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