Hammer Hammer Hammer

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Hammer Hammer Hammer

Take a brain break with Hammer, Hammer, Hammer! Can you Hammer, shake, twirl, clap? Try and keep up with this speedy fun kids song

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Hammer Hammer Hammer Lyrics

Hammer, hammer, hammer.
Shake, shake, shake.
Twirl, twirl, twirl.
Clap, clap, clap.

1st time - normal
2nd time - fast
3rd time - slow
4th time - loud
5th time - soft
6th time - normal

Hammer Hammer Hammer Learning Activities


  • Use voices to explore changes in tempo (the speed of the beat) and dynamics (the varying levels of loudness or softness). Ask children to join in with the rhyme.


  • Explore the different body movements for hammer; shake; twirl and clap.


  • Explore mirror movements with a partner.


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

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  • 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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