Over 365 engaging and fun games arranged by theme with teaching tips and props. All tried and tested in classrooms.


The crafts you use in our classrooms. free templates, downloads, photos of finished crafts and links to our TpT Store.

Lesson Plans

Dr Seuss - Go Dog Go, Hop On Pop, Mummy and Me, Babies and toddlers, Phonics plus Classroom Management Advice.


Your #1 teaching resources site. All materials in this site created by experienced teachers.
• Pre-School • Kindergarten
• Primary • Home School
• Grades 1-2 • ESL / EFL / TOEFL

Flash Cards

Exclusive flash cards created to accompany our songs, games and lesson plans. Available USA/UK English, Spanish and Japanese.


32 Amazing songs for children and ESL students. How-to videos for teachers, dance moves, lyrics and flash cards. MP3 and CD.

Clip Art

The Clip Art Tim Sensei created exclusively for our flash cards and crafts. Color, black and white at 300dpi.


News December 2014

Xmas Songs and Xmas Games.
• NEW: Amazing Xmas gifts.
• All new blog. Contributors wanted.


Two delightful albums of our songs. CDs and MP3 downloads. Listen and purchase here, iTunes, Amazon CDBaby.


All our clip art, craft templates, songs and flash cards (English, Japanese and Spanish) now available in Teacher Pay Teachers.

Xmas Gifts

NEW: Our mascot, robots and flash card clip art is now available on many exciting products for children. Great gift ideas for Teachers.


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


Latest news from The Magic Crayons, merchandise sales, personal development readings, educational videos for staff and students


The books we use in class with our students. Topics include relationships, bullying, colors, counting.


NEW: Numeracy games and activities. Support videos for the numeracy products we in Teachers Pay Teachers.



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


A growing list of student and family friendly videos we play in class or watch with our own children.


If you need help or have suggestions, please get in touch.

The Magic Crayons

We are a unique combination of four professional song writers and teachers all living and working in Japan as Preschool, Kindergarten and International School English Teachers.
This site contains all the songs, games, lesson plans and crafts that we have created and use within our classes every week.
We are particularly proud of our 32 amazing kindergarten songs for ESL Students, young learners and children of all ages.


Discover the fantastic team that is The Magic Crayons.

Jolly Phonics

We are not associated with Jolly Phonics but we heartily recommend their program. Bookmark this page for easy access to all their videos.

No link here as yet.
Following the earthquake and tsunami disasters of 2011 we give 10% of all revenue from our Download Store to the charity Save The Children. The songs can also be purchased from iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby.
Learn more about us here.