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O Orange (Orange Song)

Learn the letter O 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 O?


You can peel an orange but you can't peel a purple,
you can't peel a purple, you can't peel a purple.
You can peel an orange but you can't peel a purple.
A purple just cannot be peeled!


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

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

  • Contractions - can 't = cannot
  • Vowel diagraph "ee"

Sing and read along to the O Orange Love to Sing YouTube Song


  • Print out the song PDF and highlight all letter 'o 's in the text - count how many you have highlighted!
  • Draw 3 objects starting with the letter o
  • How many pieces of fruit do you need to eat in a day? Why is an orange a healthy food? What is your favourite fruit?

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