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The Muffin Man

LEVEL 1:  BEGINNER

A traditional nursery rhyme which not only teaches about how muffins used to be delivered in London but also encourages repetition of the short poem with useful chunks.

  • a traditional British nursery rhyme
  • Illustrator: Fanni Sipos
  • Narrator: Faye Bradbrook

FOCUS OF THE GAMES:
• labelling of pictures based on simple sentences
• multiple choice tasks based on a mini-dialogue
• ordering task to practise the colours and sizes

IN THE CLASSROOM:
It can be played as a counting game, chanting the lines and adding the line “Then two / three / four of us know the muffin man…” until all the learners have answered the question raised by the nursery rhyme.