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G Gorrilla (Gorilla Song)

Learn the letter G the fun way!

It's easy when you link the letter with a sound, word, matching picture and sing along song!
How many times can you spot the letter G?


Boom diddy, boom diddy, boom, boom, boom x2
Down in the jungle where nobody goes...
There 's a great big gorilla, washing his clothes!
With a rub-a-dub here, and a rub-a-dub there.
That 's the way he is washing his underwear!
Boom diddy, boom diddy, boom, boom, boom x2


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

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).

  • X2 - explain you need to say/sing the verse twice
  • Boom - sound word

Word study - phonic knowledge, compound words, rhyming words;

  • Onomatopoeia - Boom (create a chart using other sound words)
  • Compound words - nobody, underwear
  • Contractions - that 's - that is, there 's = there is
  • Vowel digraphs "oo"
  • Rhyming words - goes, clothes, there, here, where, rub-a-dub

Sing and read along to the G Gorilla Love to Sing YouTube Song


  • Print out the song PDF and highlight all letter 'g 's in the text - count how many you have highlighted!
  • Draw 3 objects starting with the letter g
  • Create a rhythm pattern with the rhyme "Boom, diddy, boom, diddy, boom, boom, boom" and "rub-a-dub, in the tub, rub-a-dub, in the tub"
  • Sit in a circle and say the rhythm patterns above - start off slowly and then speed it up. Make it harder by using body percussion instead of a word e.g. clap for the word "diddy". It will sound like - boom, CLAP, boom, CLAP, boom, boom, boom. If someone makes a mistake they will need to sit down. Make it even more challenging by using no words e.g. click, clap, click, clap, click, click, click.

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