Flea Fly

Animal & Farm Rhymes

Flea Fly

Children will love to sing and dance along with this fun kid’s nursery rhyme song!

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Flea Fly Lyrics

Flea, Fly.
Flea, Fly, mosquito.
Oh, no, no, no, not mosquito.
Itchy, itchy, scratchy, scratchy.
Got a buggy down my backy.
Get that fly with a fly swat.

Flea Fly Learning Activities


  • Clap the echo to the rhythm of the song - keep up with the fast tempo towards the end of the song!


  • Work with a partner. Choose a leader. The leader makes up moves to match the rhyme and the partner has to mirror the moves. Swap the leader.


  • Find out facts about flies and mosquitoes.


  • Sing and read along to the YouTube song to achieve multi-sensory learning "Do it, see it and hear it!"

Print out the song PDF

  • 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. " " ! ? . ,
  • Look at print and conventions (bold, italics).
  • Talk about interesting/challenging words and discuss what they mean.
  • Word study - phonic knowledge, compound words, rhyming word, contractions etc.
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