This is one of the most famous and popular Christmas songs. It was written by Irving Berlin in 1942.
White Christmas by Bing Crosby (1947) I'm dreaming of a white Christmas I'm dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know With every Christmas card I write Where the treetops glisten May your days be merry and bright and children listen And may all your Christmases be white To hear sleigh bells in the snow
Father Christmas has nine reindeer. Their names are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, Blitzen and Rudolph. They are all very special but Rudolph is extra special- he has a shiny red nose! The other reindeer laugh at Rudolph.
Here you can read and listen to the story or watch the film.
And here you can sing along!
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated primarily in the United States
and Canada. Thanksgiving is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday
of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in
What do people do?
Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal.
The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. Thanksgiving Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have.
Thanksgiving Day parades are held in some cities and towns on or around Thanksgiving Day. Some parades or festivities also mark the opening of the Christmas shopping season. Some people have a four-day weekend so it is a popular time for trips and to visit family and friends.
On Halloween many people dress up as monsters, vampires, zombies, ghosts, skeletons, Dracula, Wolf man, witches, wizards, black cats...
"The Monster Mash" is a very well known Halloween song and dance.
This song is narrated by a mad scientist whose monster rises from a slab late one evening. His monster starts dancing and other monsters come to dance with him.
Click here: 'The Monster Mash' Listen to the song and do the activities. How well can you do it?
This is Carolyn Graham's Jazz Chant about
Let's see how well can you learn it!
Black cat. Black cats. Orange pumpkin.Witches' hats. White ghost.Jack-o'-lanterns. Green-eyed monster.Jack-o'-lanterns. Black, orange, white, green.Black, orange, white, green. These are the colours of
Halloween!These are the colours of Halloween!
Winnie the Witchlives in a big house in the forest.
The house is black, the doors are black, the chairs are black, the bed is black... Even the bath is black.
Winnielives with her catWilbur. He is black too!!
One day Winnietrips over Wilburand falls down the stairs. She is angry and she waves her magic wand three times, ABRACADABRA!
Let's sing Winnie's Song!
A big tall hat A long black tail
Ten long toes Big green eyes
A black magic wand He goes with Winnie
A long red nose. When she flies.
She's Winnie He's Wilbur
Winnie the Witch. Wilbur the cat.
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. This Irish tradition is celebrated not only in Ireland but all over the world especially in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
Click on this hat...
St. Patrick´s Day celebrations normally include parades with Irish music and dancing. You might also see a lot of people wearing green.
The Sheriff of Nottingham lives in a big castle in the middle of England.
He is very rich and very bad.
He collects taxes everyday and he takes money from everybody.
The people are very poor and very unhappy. There is only one person who can rescue them: Robin Hood
People in many different countries celebrate Saint Valentine's Day on 14th February. They give flowers, candy, cards or other Valentine gifts to their friends or people they love. What do you know about Saint Valentine's Day?
What are their origins? How is it celebrated in the USA, Great Britain and some other countries?
Open this interactive book
You'll find a lot of information, songs and activities.
This is a song about friendship and peace. It's a great version of Ben E. King's song "Stand by me". It's a collaboration between 35 unknown street musicians from all over the world. It was recorded on the streets of many cities and countries.
Click on the English subtittles and sing along with them!
Here you are a funny karaoke version with Timon and Pumba.
The International Day of Peace is celebrated all over the world on 21st September.
Schools celebrate The School Day of Non-Violence and Peace (DENIP) on 30th January. This date is the anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi.
What a Wonderful World is a great song of friendship, happiness and peace.
video was recorded in four different countries: Uganda, USA, Congo and France. It was a collaboration between street singers and children's choirs
from all over the world. Click on the subtittles and sing with them!
Billy Banjo is a cowboy. He doesn't like to work hard. He plays his banjo all day long and dreams of being a superstar like his heroine Susie Stardust. He lives in a house with his wife Kate. They are very poor and the house is in a very bad condition. The door, the windows and the roof need repairing. Billy needs to earn some money... He needs to earn one thousand dollars!