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Thursday 26th March 2020 - English learning


Listen to this song about Monkey Puzzle sang by Julia Donaldson. Can your child spot any words in the song that Julia uses to describe the Mummy monkey? Did they use these words in their super sentences?


Now listen to the song again - can they join in with the Makaton actions? Can they show you the sign for 'Monkey Puzzle'? Maybe they could clap along with the beat or use a simple musical instrument to play alongside the song? (banging gently on an upturned pan?)

The Monkey Puzzle Song signed with Makaton

Julia Donaldson and her husband Malcolm perform The Monkey Puzzle Song with Makaton signs.