I’m A Little Hunk Of Tin


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I’m A Little Hunk Of Tin Lyrics

I'm a little hunk of tin,
nobody knows what
shape I'm in.
I've got four wheels and a
running board.
I ain't no Chevy and
I ain't no Ford!
Honk, honk
Rattle, rattle, rattle
Beep, Beep
Honk, honk
Rattle, rattle, rattle
Beep, Beep
Honk! Honk!

I’m A Little Hunk Of Tin Learning Activities


  • Tempo is the speed of the beat. Listen to the song. What is happening to the speed of the beat? As the beat gets faster what is happening to the voice of the singer?
  • Play the song again and sing along.
  • Choose a well-known song like Three Blind Mice and sing the song slowly, normal and fast! Which version do you like the best?


  • You wake up and find yourself "A little Hunk of Tin". Discuss your shape, how you move and the sounds you make. Act out the role.


  • Explore different "car movements" using pathways e.g. straight, curved, zig zag. Build up a dance vocabulary relating to movement.


  • 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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