The shape song performed live by The Magic Crayons. Star ! Shake, shake, shake. Includes classroom modeling suggestions after the song.
The Magic Crayons are a unique combination of four professional song writers living and working in Japan as preschool, kindergarten and elementary school English teachers. This teaching resources website contains all the materials that they use every week in their classes. They hope you find them as practical, fun and engaging in your classes as we do in theirs.
All artwork is by Tim of The magic Crayons and available on flash cards, clip art, crafts, t-shirts, mugs and more.

Following the earthquake and tsunami disasters of 2011 they give 10% of all revenue from our Download Store to the charity Save The Children.


I had a look at the Magic Crayons songs, which are delightful. I have ordered some!
C.S. ISE Brighton, UK, CELTA Course Administrator.


Great job! I had a lot of fun with the videos, this will help me a lot with my kids at the daycare. And surely we'll have a lot of fun.
A.T. Yokohama, Japan


Noteworthy New Album from The Magic Crayons.
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Teaching resources for preschool, primary, kindergarten, elementary, and ESL students


32 Songs for young learners of English. Songs organised by theme with videos and lyrics. Available to download or on CD.
All children’s songs


2 Albums with 16 tracks on each to download. Physical CDs available from Amazon, and CDBaby. CDBaby (discounts for 2 or more CDs).
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Free games

365 Classroom games organized by theme. All are tried and tested in schools.
All games

Free lesson plans

The lesson plans The Magic Crayons use in their classes. Available for free.
All lesson plans

Flash Cards

Flash cards for the songs and more. All are drawn by Tim from The Magic Crayons. Available in English (US/UK), Spanish and Japanese.
All flash cards

Clip art

Clip art for Teachers. Professional high quality color, black and white vector png graphics at 300dpi. Use to create your own classroom materials or Teachers Pay Teachers products.
All clip art


Templates, downloads, and photos of our popular crafts. Easy to teach with minimum preparation.
All crafts


T-shirts, pens, bags, aprons, notebooks, and more with our robots and clipart.
We promise 100% satisfaction. If you don't absolutely love it, we'll take it back!
All merchandise


Photos of The Magic Crayons performing live in Japanese Kindergartens and Preschools.
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ICT, classroom technology, pedagogical tips, readings.
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Get in touch

Use for CD discount quotes, merchandise requests, submitting testimonials, and general enquiries or suggestions.
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Numeracy games, activities, how-to teaching videos.
All maths activities


Navy blue liner ship on ocean blue background
Navy blue liner ship on ocean blue background. From our clip art clothing.

Phone cases

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Our mascots Mr. Bouncy and Roberto the Robot on iPhone cases and more.

The Magic Crayons

Learn more about The Magic Crayons.
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English and phonics

A new page of English and ESL language materials
• All English language materials


A new page scheduled for Xmas. See how teachers are using our materials at their schools. Please submit yours.

Teachers Pay Teachers

All materials except lesson plans are available in Teacher Pay Teachers.
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