Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Humour is a great resource in tough times and this feel-good song adapted from the well-known hit will often bring a smile.
Bad Times Won't Last (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
This anthemic song offers hope of better times ahead when sometimes it feels like things are always going to be tough.
Bag of Worries (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
A story song of someone seeking help with their ‘big bag of worries’ – sharing these worries with someone you trust and who really listens makes all the difference.
Busy Christmas (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
A fun song that starts with all the frantic activity of Christmas and ends with an opportunity to stop and quietly reflect on who is at the centre of it all.
A feel good song that is ideal for Seasons for Growth celebration events. Also a great song that can be used at other times of celebration.
Come to the Quiet
A very gentle, peaceful song inviting us to come to a quiet place and take time out from the noise and busyness of everyday life.
A rap style song that reminds us that it is essential that when sensitive things are shared in a group, we keep them in the group.
A rap-style song saying that we all have creativity that can be expressed in different ways.
Going on a Journey
A story song of someone who goes on a journey on their own, but meets friends along the way who make the journey less lonely and more fun.
‘Hello’ introduces different ways that people say hello, starting off with ways of saying hello in English then moving on to greeting people in other languages.
Hello (ages 3-7) (Acoustic version)
Acoustic version of a great starter song. Please note this is an audio-only track, with a still image video.
This song recognises that no-one is perfect and that it is more than ok to not be perfect.
A lilting and gentle song encouraging us to reflect on memories of special people and special times.
River of Life (Story of Skipper)
This song was written and performed by pupils from Forthview Primary School as part of the Building Resilience programme. For more details on the Building Resilience programme see http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20264/learning_publications/1777/building_resilience
Sample Song: Stronger (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
Making mistakes or failing can feel hard, but we can get stronger emotionally if we “get back up” after falling. Very popular, high energy, Latin American song.
Seasons for Growth
A gentle song going through the various seasons and exploring how our changing emotions when we go through difficult times.
Sing to Make You Feel Good
A feel good song to a well-known tune that affirms the physical, emotional and mental benefits of singing.
Someone Is with You
A song offering comfort from relationships with friends and family even if they are not physically present.
Someone Is with You (Reflective version)
This is a NEW more reflective version of the existing song, offering hope in challenging times.
Stronger (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
Making mistakes or failing can feel hard but if we can get stronger emotionally if we “get back up” after falling. Very popular, high energy, Latin American song.
Telling Our Stories
Exploring some of the mixed emotions we can feel when we are asked to share in a group about difficult memories or situations.
This Is How I'm Feeling
A pop style song that explores a range of emotions in a fun way, the same words are sung in each verse but the style of music changes to reflect the emotion.
We All Need Encouragement
A really positive song that is easy to sing and provides the opportunity to sing lots of encouraging words to each other.
We Will Find a Way
Based on ‘We shall overcome’, a well-known protest song, this is a rousing 'assembly anthem' to encourage children that it is possible to overcome difficulties and problems in their lives.
We Won't Stop Singing (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
Originally written about Climate change, but as the pandemic hit our country it has become a song giving children the opportunity to express some of the emotions they may be feeling in a positive way.
We're on This Road (with Health & Wellbeing resources)
Using the 'road' as a metaphor for life, this song recognises that at any given point we are all experiencing different emotions and issues, but we are in it all together. Rock and roll style!
We're on This Road (ages 3-7) (Acoustic version)
A simplified version of the upbeat, popular Fischy Music call and response song. Please note this is an audio-only track, with a still image video.
You Are a Star
Despite what people may have said about us in a derogatory fashion, this song states that we are stars just the way we are!
You Are an Inspiration
Looking at how we are motivated to go further or higher or be braver or kinder by people we have witnessed displaying these traits and behaviours.
Moving on to a Bigger World
This song explores the transition of moving from primary to secondary school and the emotions that this raises.