Primary Music KS1: 2. The Kitchen Sink

The song is an action-song featuring pots, pans, forks, spoons, mugs and plates.

2. The Kitchen Sink


  • Body percussion actions
  • Keeping in time together
  • Lower and higher
  • Recognising timbre

You will need:

  • Percussion instruments (as in Programme 1).
  • Kitchen implements, such as forks, spoons, mugs, plates, a high-sounding pot or pan and a low-sounding one.

Before listening:

  • Practise clicking fingers together in time, with a ‘snap’ (this is usually done by snapping the second finger against the base of the thumb).

Song: 'The Kitchen Sink'

Video: 'The Kitchen Sink' (vocal)
Video: 'The Kitchen Sink' (backing track)
Audio: 'The Kitchen Sink' (backing track)


To download files right click on the links and then select either:

  • 'Save Target As' (PC)
  • 'Download Linked File' (Mac)

More from this series

1. One Tomato, Two Tomatoes…
3. The Song Tree Grows Apples
4. Growth and Energy…Amazing Food!