Songs

Be a Space Ace!

Zoom through space to find stories, songs and games for Gaelic learners aged between 5 and 7.


Song 1 - Còmhlan Ceòlmhor, Còmhlan Grinn (We're a Fantastic Band)

Sing along to this catchy song with the alien band as you listen to Mìg, Mòg, Màg, Lurag and Làrag introducing themselves and asking each other how they are feeling.

Click on the "Change the Song" button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen to enter the under-stage area. The aliens will say how they are feeling and the children must choose the correct helmet for them. The words of the song will change according to how each of the aliens is feeling. The words of the song will appear at the bottom of the screen and they can also be printed out.

Children can practise the song by taking the role of one of the aliens or just enjoy singing with the band and try and memorise the words.

Vocabulary includes:

Còmhlan ceòlmhor Tuneful band
Còmhlan grinn Fine band
Èistibh rinn Listen to us
Madainn mhath Good morning
Halò Hi
Chan eil ro mhath Not too well
Ciamar a tha thu? How are you?
Dìreach sgoinneil / Math gu leòr Fantastic / OK
Tha mise sgìth / tinn I'm tired / awful

Song 2 - Is Toigh Leam Rap! (I like rap!)

This is a fun interactive activity where you can rap with Mòg, Màg, Lurag and Làrag. Try and listen out for rhyming words in the song and don't forget to perform the actions! Listen carefully and see if you can hear the rhyming words (words ending in -io or -adh) in the rap.

Click on the "Change the Song" button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen to enter the under-stage area where children can learn what Màg likes doing and give him the correct equipment. The words of the song will change according to the equipment Màg has chosen. The words of the song will appear at the bottom of the screen and they can also be printed out.

Children can practise the rap by taking the role of one of the aliens or just enjoy singing with the band and try and memorise the words. They can also play a miming game using the verbs in the rap.

Vocabulary includes:

Is toigh leam I like
rap to rap
crathadh to shake
leum to jump
sgiobadh to skip
snàmh to swim
spèileadh to skate
sreap to climb
cluich leis a io-io to play with a yo-yo

Song 3 - Am Faod Mi Ceòl a Chluich? (Can I Be in the Band?)

Boogie on down and sing along with Mòg, Màg, Lurag and Làrag who all want to join Mìg's band. Listen to the song to find out who wants to play the tambourine, the guitar, the drum and the piano.

Click on the "Change the Song" button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen to enter the under-stage area where the children must give the aliens the musical instruments they ask for. The words of the song will change according to the instrument each alien is playing.

Practise your disco dancing by singing and performing the song. How about putting on a performance for your family and friends! The words of the song will appear at the bottom of the screen and they can also be printed out.

Vocabulary includes:

Am faigh mi an/am ... mas e do thoil e? May I have the ... please?
Gheibh Yes, you may
Seo dhut e Here you are
Am faod mi ...? May I be ...?
Aon, dhà, tri agus ... One, two, three and ...




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