Games, songs, lesson plans, crafts, clip art, and flash cards for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary and ESL students

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


32 Songs for young learners of English. Songs organised by theme with videos and lyrics. Available to download or on CD with lyrics booklet. All songs $0.99


All albums only $9.99 on CD and download. For a 30% discount on 2 or more CDs purchase from CDBaby. CDs also available from Amazon.
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Lesson plans

The lesson plans The Magic Crayons use in their classes available for free. Also teachers guides and classroom management tips for teachers working abroad.

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.

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
• Animals
• Halloween
• Insects
• Japanese
• Japanese
• Oceans / Fish
• Pop-up Cards
• Transport / Space
• Weather

Teachers Pay Teachers

All materials except lesson plans are available in Teacher Pay Teachers.
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• Non-members Join now - free

Studio & camera gear

The Magic Crayons YouTube Channel now has over 1,000 subscribers and nearly 470,000 views. This is amazing. Thank you !


We promise 100% satisfaction. If you don't absolutely love it, we'll take it back!
All artwork is by Tim of The Magic Crayons and available on mugs, t-shirts, ties, hats and more. All merchandise produced by Zazzle.


みんなさんようこそ!マジック・クレヨンです。 私たちはプロのソング・ライターとミュージシャンとパフォーマーとアーティストが集まって出来たグループです。みんな日本に住んでいて幼稚園や保育園で英語の先生をしています。。。

English and phonics

A new page of English and ESL language materials, including an easy to use page of links to all the Jolly Phonics videos.

The Magic Crayons

Learn more about The Magic Crayons. Meet the band
• Mr. Tim
• Dave A
• Bradley
• Dave S
• Special guests

Get in touch

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Photos of The Magic Crayons performing live in Japanese Kindergartens and Preschools.