Singing and performing a song helps to build confidence!
Ask children to listen to the song. What ideas do they have on how they can perform the song? E.g. choose a baker and five children who come along and buy the mince pie from the baker. Or use five fingers to play act!
Challenge: Sing along to the instrumental version – great for performances, school concerts and choirs.
On card board draw 5 mince pies; cut out the mince pies and use as props for the song.
Retell the story of the song – use actors, props, costumes and make up.
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.